If you follow climbing, you follow Kevin Jorgeson. Broadly known for his historic first free ascent of the “Dawn Wall” on El Capitan in Yosemite National Park with Tommy Caldwell, Jorgeson is one of the planet’s most skilled and accomplished big-wall climbers. An Inside Look Into the Making of the ClimbingContinue Reading

It’s no surprise to anyone really that 2019 was a massive year for adventure. In the climbing world, a number of athletes completed incredible achievements around the world that challenged human limits—not to mention gravity. From Alex Honnold conquering El Capitan (again) to Nims Purja speeding his way to theContinue Reading

When rock climbing debuts at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, it will likely be remembered as the watershed moment of a once-fringe activity gone mainstream. Undoubtedly, the sport has experienced a surge in popularity over the past few years, with films like Free Solo and The Dawn Wall helpingContinue Reading

When Brad Gobright fell to his death on November 27 due to a rappelling accident in Potrero Chico, Mexico, the world lost an athlete at the peak of professional rock climbing. The 31-year-old Orange County, Calif., native earned a name for himself as both a free soloist, free climber, andContinue Reading