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.
15-year-old climber Viola Battistella has made the first female ascent of No Siesta, the historic 8b sport climb established over 30 years ago at Muzzerone, Italy.
The video of Toru Nakajima making a free solo climb of Shomyo Fall, the highest waterfall in Japan. The discipline ascending streams to their source is called Sawanobori in Japanese
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.
Climbing photos taken by Matteo Pavana of the La Sportiva athletes meeting that took place in Rodellar, Spain, from 21 - 23 September.
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.
Walk of Life has been repeated at Dyer's Lookout in Britain by James McHaffie, while he, Madeleine Cope and Emma Twyford have repeated Once Upon a Time in the South West. Graded E9, these are some of the finest and most fearsome trad climbs in Great Britain.
A short clip of France’s Caroline Ciavaldini climbing The Quarryman in the Llanberris slate quarries in North Wales.
France's Caroline Ciavaldini has made the long-awaited first female ascent of The Quarryman in the slate quarries above Llanberris in North Wales. First ascended by Johnny Dawes back in 1986, this climb is one of the most famous multi-pitch rock climbs in Great Britain.
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.
At Brione (Canton Ticino, Switzerland) Luca Rinaldi has flashed the 8B boulder problem Blinded by the light.
Barbara Zangerl, Lara Neumeier, Roland Hemetzberger and Jacopo Larcher have repeated numerous difficult trad climbs during their climbing trip to Pembroke in Wales, including The Big Issue E9 6c and Muy Caliente E9/E10.
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.
Richard Felderer introduces the new crag Cengia Giradili at the foot of famous Punta Giradili close to Baunei in Sardinia. 22 new routes from 5b to 8b in a spectacularly beautiful setting.
Michele Caminati, an expert of England’s gritstone, fell to the ground while climbing The Elder Statesman at Curbar in the Peak District. Miraculously, the Italian walked away with nothing more than a fractured wrist and heel.
The video by Neil Hart of James Pearson climbing The Quarryman in the Llanberis slate quarries in North Wales.