Our Friday Night Video this week is a short clip of Steve McClure working the route Batman (9a/+), which he eventually linked into Rainshadow and Bat Route, to create Rainman. Rich Heap, the cameraman, was filming Steve from above on the same line of bolts. When Steve got close, Rich unclipped from the quickdraws on Steve's line and moved to one side - not noticing that the quickdraw hadn't closed. What follows is perhaps an interesting representation of the heightened emotional state of hard redpointing...
Our Friday Night Video is an account of Hayden Kennedy and Nik Berry climbing The Hallucinogen Wall (5.13R) in Black Canyon. The... Read more
Czech mountaineer Marek 'Mara' Holeček and his climbing partner Zdeněk Hàk have established a significant new... Read more
Hello Nicolas. Can you briefly tell us who you are and what your role in the French team is? I used to be a good climber, not... Read more