Anak has opened this season better than ever and seems to have taken her climbing to new heights. Personally I think this is necessery if she want to remain one of the best female competitors on the World cup circuit, as the level of female climbing in general has definitely made a leap upwards lately.
She is currently ranked #4 in the world and won the Junior World Lead Championships at Arco last year, her last as a junior.
This week's Friday Night Video takes us to the Arctic archipelago of the Lofoten Islands in Norway, where granite towers pierce... Read more
A handful of books by British authors and publishers have made the longlist in the prestigious Banff Mountain Book Competition,... Read more
Anak Verhoeven has made the first ascent of Sweet neuf, 9a+, at Pierrot Beach, France. This is the hardest single pitch first... Read more
Anak Verhoeven has made very quick ascents of La reina mora and Broadway, both 8c+/9a and both at Siurana, Spain. After a, for... Read more