Chris Sharma has started 2011 in the same fashion he finished 2010: by making a FA of a 9a+.
Chris who is firmly settled since some years in Catalunya, has multiple projects on different crags all over the place. The one that went down the other day, Catxasa was at the modern classic hard core venue of Santa Linya. The route, which links into La Febela, was bolted by Dani Andrada and has, according to Daila Ojeda, been tried by both Adam Ondra and Tomás Mrázek. To what extent, I have no idea.
Over the summer, Jacopo Larcher, Barbara Zangerl, Roland Hemetzberger and Lara Neumeier travelled to Pembroke and tested... Read more
Italian ice and drytool climber Angelika Rainer has become the first woman to climb D15 with an ascent of A line above the sky at... Read more
After Margo Hayes' ascent of Biographie (9a+) last week, I thought it would be worthwhile to look back at one of the most... Read more
Chris Sharma has made the first ascent of Big Fish, a deep water solo/psicobloc which features a crux more than 20m above the... Read more