"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!
The Rab CWIF 2017 is over and it certainly didn't disappoint. With a long list of seasoned IFSC World Cup competitors as well as... Read more
Stefano Ghisolfi has made a very quick ascent of La Rambla, 9a+, at Siurana, needing only four attempts to do Ramonet's classic... Read more
In May last year, Jacob Cook and Robbie Phillips repeated El Niño 5.13c (8a+) on El Capitan in Yosemite... 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