"It was a tormenting 52 hours, but also an enjoyable 52 hours." Commented Xiao.
However, with local guides falling in raging rivers, rocks hitting the climbers and seriously injuring one of their legs, and other general calamities, it's quite an interesting look at a relatively unknown area. Chinese climbing - it looks cool!
Poet, writer and climber Helen Mort is currently featured in a BBC Radio 3 series Cornerstones, in which writers describe... Read more
Alberto "Beto" Rocasolano has made the third ascent of Nacho Sanchez' Crisis, ~8C/+, at Crevillente in southeastern Spain.... Read more
A while back, just after she returned from China and Kyzyl Asker, I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Ines Papert.... Read more
Kim Jain has had a great week in Yangshuo, China, making quick of several hard routes. ...I think that it was really... Read more
German climber Ines Papert (42) partenered with Slovenian Luka Lindic (28) have made the first ascent of a much-tried line on the... Read more