The IFSC had to apologize—twice—for broadcasting sexualized footage of climber Johanna Farber. The time for women athletes to be portrayed with respect is long overdue.
The two climbing greats teach important things about footwork, climbing holds, and how to avoid being a gumby
A series of extreme weather events stripped the lower 48’s most glaciated mountains of their snowpack, leaving guides in the lurch
An unnatural lack of fear, a high tolerance for suffering, and a healthy sense of humor. Just ask Cedar Wright.
With fall marathons back on, we’re celebrating the return to racing—and the positive side effects it can have on our lives
Travelers must get vaccinated before entering the region, but it’s unclear how officials will enforce the rule
American Nathaniel Coleman took second, while perennial favorite Adam Ondra missed out on the podium altogether
A lot of the world’s top climbers won’t be in the Olympics. Here’s why.
Turns out, you don’t get as confident on the rock as Honnold is without broadening your repertoire of moves and expanding your comfort zone
Her list of physical feats seems almost impossible. Win national sport-climbing competitions starting at the age of 13? Check. Summit Mount Everest? Check. Free-climb El Capitan in under 24 hours? That, too. But in order to cement her status as one of the world’s best climbers, there were more daunting obstacles to overcome.
With climbing’s Olympic debut less than two weeks away, we compiled a short explanation of how the competition will unfold on the world stage
Josh Ourada fell 200 feet while free-soloing in Yosemite this spring, and lived to talk about it
Despite their differences, climbing’s most famous besties get along because they share the same convictions, support each other’s harebrained schemes, and, of course, engage in some good-natured smack talk
Mason Earle was scaling iconic rock faces when he was diagnosed with a chronic illness. Now he faces his greatest test of endurance.
How the climbing phenom works to equalize entry for young climbers
Mike Chambers and Jason Antin are an adventure power duo encouraging 9-5ers to make better use of their leisure time
The peak saw its first summits of the season last week, including several record-breaking climbs
A new documentary provides an in-depth look at the global bouldering community
A TV series from the makers of the popular film tour features races up El Capitan, sea-cliff climbing, and more
Is protecting your children from harm the best way for them to explore and understand the world?
A climber who installed routes over federally protected Native carvings has ignited a controversy online, death threats included
From secluded corners of national monuments to lesser-known state parks, here’s where to explore on public lands in Arizona
This season the Nepalese government says it will require climbers and guides to get permission from its Department of Tourism before disseminating images of others on the mountain. Enforcing it won’t be easy.
Want to safely build a rope swing but don’t know where to start? Learn how with professional tree climber Waldo Etherington.
Need to add knot-tying skills to your life but don’t know where to start? Follow along with professional tree climber Waldo Etherington.
The company sponsors some of the best athletes in the world, from Emily Harrington to Alex Honnold, all of whom are vying for a slice of the brand’s annual budget to support their expeditions. The process can be as competitive as getting into an Ivy League university—except, if approved, the athletes are often taking on death-defying adventures.
Students from Ida B. Wells Middle School visit Carderock Recreation Area, just outside Washington, D.C., to rock-climb for the first time
What does solving a boulder problem have to do with solving a crossword puzzle? An awful lot.