Chris Van Leuven

Chris Van Leuven

Chris Van Leuven is a freelance writer and guidebook author specializing in adventure, travel and rock climbing.


This 15-Year-Old Just Free-Climbed the Nose

Last weekend, over the course of three days, 15-year-old Connor Herson freed the Nose on Yosemite’s El Capitan, a sweeping polished line of piton scared cracks and face climbing, with the support of...

Climber Tom Frost Dies

The Californian pioneered many of the most famous routes in Yosemite during the Valley's Golden Age