The video of Caroline Ciavaldini and James Pearson tackling their biggest adventure of all: parenthood.
At Annot in France Barbara Zangerl, Jacopo Larcher and Siebe Vanhee have all repeated the difficult trad climb Le Voyage, first ascended by James Pearson in 2017.
The video of Jacopo Larcher & James Pearson in conversation about Tribe at Cadarese, a contender for the hardest trad route in the world.
Interview with James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini after their respective repeats of Harder Faster and Gaia at Black Rocks in England. These hard grit testpieces were first ascended by Charlie Woodburn and Johnny Dawes and while Pearson’s is only the third ascent in 20 years, Ciavaldini had made the third female ascent.
At Black Rocks in England James Pearson has repeated the extremely dangerous gritstone testpiece Harder, Faster while his wife Caroline Ciavaldini has repeated Gaia. Pearson’s is only the third ascent in 20 years, while Ciavaldini claims the third female ascent.
Interview with British rock climber James Pearson after the second ascent of Tribe, the extremely difficult trad climb at Cadarese in Italy first ascended by Jacopo Larcher in 2019
British rock climber James Pearson has made the second ascent of Tribe, the extremely difficult trad climb at Cadarese in Italy first ascended by Jacopo Larcher.
Caroline Ciavaldini and James Pearson start their Tour Des Alpilles with their young son today. Powered by their ebikes, during their 1-month trip the three will visit more than 10 different crags including historically important cliffs such as Buoux, Orgon, Volx and Mouriers.
The series Strange Heroes by La Sportiva continues with British rock climber James Pearson.
The film The Quarrymen by Neil Hart, about the slate quarries above Llanberis in North Wales starring James Pearson, Johnny Dawes and one of Britain’s most famous multi-pitch rock climb, The Quarryman.
British rock climber James Pearson reports about his repeat of El Ojo Critico, the difficult multi-pitch trad climb ascended in Spain’s Ordesa National Park by Josune Bereziartu and Rikar Otegi in 2007 and repeated previously only by Unai Mendia and Iker Madoz. Belayed by Caroline Ciavaldini, Pearson managed to onsight the difficult trad climb and, equally notable, the crossed the Pyrenees by mountain bike.
Alpinists Brette Harrington and Rose Pearson have made the first ascent of Life Compass (IV 5.10a M4+ 80°, TD+, 980m of climbing), a big new alpine outing up the West Face of Mount Blane in Canada.
The video of James Pearson, Cedar Wright and Yuji Hirayama climbing Cape Enniberg on the Faroe Islands.
The tongue-in-cheek video of British climber James Pearson and the transformation he underwent to make the first ascent of Power Ranger (5.14R / 8c) at Sunset Rocks, Chattanooga, USA.
British climber James Pearson has made the first ascent of the bold and difficult route Power Ranger (5.14R / 8c) at Sunset Rocks, Chattanooga, USA.
The video of British climber James Pearson and his first ascent of Le Voyage, a trad climb at Annot that checks is as one of the hardest single pitch pure trad routes in France.
At Annot in France James Pearson has made the first ascent of Le Voyage, a trad climb graded E10 7a that might well be one of the hardest single pitch pure trad routes in the country.
The video by Neil Hart of James Pearson climbing The Quarryman in the Llanberis slate quarries in North Wales.
Climbing video: Caroline Ciavaldini and James Pearson revisit Rocklands in South Africa to discover the area’s wealth of trad climbing.
A climbing movie by James Pearson, featuring the British climber’s efforts to repeat the historic 8c+ sports climb Bronx at Orgon, freed by François Petit in 1994.