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    Family Home of Iranian Climber Elnaz Rekabi Destroyed

    22h Climbing via Climbing
    Family Home of Iranian Climber Elnaz Rekabi Destroyed

    The family home of Elnaz Rekabi—who competed without her hijab at the Asian Continental Championships in October—has been destroyed. A video has reportedly circulated showing footage of climbing medals among the ruins. Rekabi told Iranian state media that competing without her hijab was “inadvertent,” however, given Iran’s history of punishing dissenters, many believe her statements were made under duress. Rekabi…

    Iranian Climber’s Home Destroyed – Medals Found on Ground

    12/03/2022 Climbing via Gripped Magazine
    Iranian Climber’s Home Destroyed – Medals Found on Ground

    In October, Iranian competition climber Elnaz Rekabi competed without a Hijab at the IFSC Asian Championships in Seoul. Major news outlets now report that her family home has been demolished. She’s had no social media presence since October. View this post on Instagram A post shared by ELNAZ REKABI الناز رکابی (@elnaz.rekabi) When she competed without a hijab in Seoul,…

    Jakob Schubert and Adam Ondra Try “Project Big” in Norway

    12/02/2022 Climbing via Gripped Magazine
    Jakob Schubert and Adam Ondra Try “Project Big” in Norway

    A new 34-minute film was released today by German climber Jakob Schubert detailing his recent three-week trip to Norway to climb with Adam Ondra in the famous Flatanger cave in Norway. The pair worked together on Ondra’s “Project Big”, a huge overhanging line through the cave. It’s the king line of the crag, and the last hard project that has…

    11-Year-Old Sends Two 5.14b’s in a Single Day in Spain

    12/02/2022 Climbing via Gripped Magazine
    11-Year-Old Sends Two 5.14b’s in a Single Day in Spain

    Bayes Wilder, 11, just finished up a climbing trip to Spain, and what a trip it was. The young American started off by onsighting his first 5.13b (8a), Pollastre de Granja. In the following days between projecting harder routes, Wilder sent a variety of 5.13’s including Meconi 5.13b, Pur et Dur 5.13c, and Esau Directe 5.13c. On November 23, he…

    ‘Project Big’ First Look With Adam Ondra and Jakob Schubert

    12/02/2022 Climbing via GearJunkie
    ‘Project Big’ First Look With Adam Ondra and Jakob Schubert

    A few minutes into this clip, 5.15c climber Jakob Schubert says he is not sure a more substantial challenge than ‘Project Big’ exists. Schubert and Adam Ondra’s objective: the conclusory open project in the Flatanger Cave in Norway. I don’t mean “Project Big” is the last line there that anyone can climb. I mean that one of the only people…

    Watch Alexander Megos Tag the First Ascent of ‘The Journey’ 5.15b

    12/01/2022 Climbing via GearJunkie
    Watch Alexander Megos Tag the First Ascent of ‘The Journey’ 5.15b

    If you’re on the journey to climb the hardest route in Margalef, Spain — well, ‘The Journey’ is a big piece of it. Alexander Megos has climbed better than anyone else in the Spanish conglomerate epicenter of Margalef for the past several years. No, I mean it. In 2018, Megos established the area’s hardest route, “Perfecto Mundo,” at 9b+/5.15c. This…

    Bayes Wilder, 11, Sends Two 5.14bs in a Day

    12/01/2022 Climbing via Climbing
    Bayes Wilder, 11, Sends Two 5.14bs in a Day

    On the morning of November 25, Bayes Wilder went to Cova Gran, Santa Linya, and sent La Fabelita, a 25-meter 5.14b. That afternoon, the family drove to Cova Soleiada, Margalef, and Bayes clipped the chains on another 14b, Mistic. For good measure, he then finished the day with a flash of Dr. Feelgood (5.13b). The best part? He’s only 11.…

    The Access Fund Will Intervene in Utah’s Bears Ears Lawsuit

    12/01/2022 Climbing via Climbing
    The Access Fund Will Intervene in Utah’s Bears Ears Lawsuit

    On Tuesday, November 29, the Access Fund filed a motion to intervene in a Utah lawsuit that attacks President Biden’s restoration of Bears Ears National Monument. In late August, the state of Utah—led by Utah’s Attorney General Sean Reyes and backed by a powerful coalition of the state’s conservative powerbrokers—sued the Biden Administration over its 2021 restoration of Bears Ears…

    Taco Bell Artist Turns Her Special Sauce Into Climbing Apparel

    11/30/2022 Climbing via GearJunkie
    Taco Bell Artist Turns Her Special Sauce Into Climbing Apparel

    Leslie Kim founded the climbing apparel brand Dynamite Starfish in 2015. Since then, she’s brought a community of climbers together with her art and given back to organizations in need. Kim is an artist and entrepreneur who helped design the hilarious and well-known Taco Bell hot sauce packets that guarantee us all a good chuckle. She has also partnered with…

    The North Face Summit Series Could Change Your Winter Layering Strategy

    11/30/2022 Climbing via GearJunkie
    The North Face Summit Series Could Change Your Winter Layering Strategy

    The North Face Summit Series uses a bevy of technologies that emphasize breathability and warmth during heart-pumping efforts. Used together, they could change your winter layering strategy. Cold-weather aerobic pursuits test the limits of gear designed to keep you warm and dry. The North Face Summit Series has new apparel with new approaches to overcoming those limits for a more…