The video of Sonnie Trotter making the first free ascent of Cobra Crack at Squamish in Canada, freed in 2006 and to this day one of the hardest crack climbs in the world.
American rock climber Brittany Goris has made the first female ascent of Stingray 5.13d at Joshua Tree, USA.
Maurizio Oviglia introduces Squamish, one of the world's foremost crack climbing areas, as well as Skywalker, a not too difficult multi-pitch rock climb still fairly unknown outside the borders of Canada.
Austrian climber Barbara Zangerl accompanied by her partner Jacopo Larcher has completed a free ascent of the Pre-Muir Wall, a beautiful big wall up El Capitan in Yosemite.
Climbing with Tommy Caldwell, on 19 November Sonnie Trotter made the first one day free ascent of a new all free variation to North America Wall / El Nino. The Canadian had discovered the 3-pitch variation, now called Pineapple Express, in 2017 with Alex Honnold.
During a climbing trip to Canada Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher repeated a string of difficult routes, including the trad climb The Path at Lake Louise.
At Mt Buffalo in Australia Logan Barber has made the first ascent of Japanese Deep Freeze, a route hat might well be the hardest crack climb in the country.
The video of America’s Mason Earle climbing Cobra Crack, one of the hardest crack climbs in the world located at Squamish, Canada, first ascended by Peter Croft in the ’80’s and freed by Sonnie Trotter in 2006.
The video of Jacopo Larcher repeating Rhapsody, the superbly difficult trad climb at Dumbarton Rock in Scotland.
The German climber Alexander Megos has made an impressive flash ascent of The Path at Lake Louise in Canada. This extremely difficult trad climb was freed by Sonnie Trotter in 2007 and is graded 5.14 (8b+).
At Ravens Crag cliff in Canada German climber Alexander Megos has made the first ascent of Fightclub. Graded 9b, this is the hardest sport climb in the country.
The video of Sonnie Trotter climbing the Totem Pole in Tasmania via the Ewbank Route. Established by John Ewbank and Allan Keller with the use of aid in 1968, in 2009 Doug McConnell and Dean Rollins freed the individual pitches on separate days. Trotter’s ascent is the first free ascent in a single push.
Interview with South Tyrolean climber Jacopo Larcher who repeated Rhapsody, one of the hardest trad climbs in the world, on 7 May 2016 at Dumbarton Rock in Scotland.
At the end of October Canadian rock climber Sonnie Trotter made the first free ascent of Blue Jeans Direct, a 8 pitch 5.14a on Mount Yamnuska in Canada.
Canada's Sonnie Trotter has made the first ascent of Family Man to Skaha Bluffs in Canada. Graded 5.14b, this is Trotter's hardest trad climb to date.
Canadian climber Sonnie Trotter has made the first free ascent of the rock climb '1975' on Little Goat Mountain, Bow Valley, Canadian Rockies
On Monte Monaco at San Vito Lo Capo in Sicily Tommy Caldwell, Sonnie Trotter and Josh Wharton have made the first ascent of the new climb You Cannoli Die Once (7c/+, 6 pitches).
British climbers Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker have both repeated Cobra Crack at Squamish, Canada.
Video story of the historic rock climb Zombie Roof at Squamish (Canada) which includes the first free solo by Will Stanhope, narrated by local rock climber Perry Beckham.
The video of The Shining, the route established by Sonnie Trotter and Tommy Caldwell on Mount Louis in Canada.