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The famous climber reflects on parenthood, risk, and how he plans to pursue future projects

Change offered an elite athlete an opportunity to better understand herself—and what she still wants from her sport

Sasha DiGiulian set out to become the first woman and second person in history to complete the Rocky Mountain Trilogy, a compilation of three of the hardest 5.14 big walls in the Canadian Rockies

‘The Trilogy’ features one of climbing’s strongest personalities at her most vulnerable

As a city kid with a back condition, Maricela Rosales was an unlikely outdoor athlete. But scaling walls became her pathway to joy.

Six of the world’s leading climbers take on one of the world’s last great climbing frontiers: Queen Maud Land

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A 31-year-old climber took a fatal fall earlier this month in Colorado’s Eldorado Canyon State Park

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.

As the lead singer of the band Sleigh Bells and a dedicated climber, Alexis Krauss knows a thing or two about enjoying life on the open highway

President Biden just restored the national monument’s boundaries. Now it’s time for deeper healing and restorative justice for the region’s Indigenous people.

The two climbing greats teach important things about footwork, climbing holds, and how to avoid being a gumby

A climbing staple and one of our favorite pieces of gear in our 2019 Summer Buyer’s Guide, the Petzl GriGri is an excellent addition to anyone’s kit. The latest version of this assisted braking belay device accommodates a wide range of rope widths.

An unnatural lack of fear, a high tolerance for suffering, and a healthy sense of humor. Just ask Cedar Wright.

Despite difficult conditions, the women’s sport-climbing finals produced a predictable result

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