I finally got around to watching last week’s Louder Than Eleven and ClimbingNarc‘s Talkshow #1 The Show With No Name. Brian interviewed professional climbers Paul Robinson and Alex Johnson on a variety of topics including viewer submitted questions. I found the training discussion (first 20 minutes) particularly interesting. Looking forward to the next one!

Climbing Video: Erik Weihenmayer Climbs The Naked Edge

by Tom Markiewicz on December 20, 2009

Blind climber Erik Weihenmayer, climbs Eldorado Canyon’s The Naked Edge to benefit the Access Fund in this incredibly inspiring video. (via Colorado MoJo, Prana)

Climbing Video: The 9 Rules of Rock Climbing from TED

by Tom Markiewicz on November 10, 2009

Interesting video from TED showing how lessons learned in rock climbing apply to daily life.

Climbing Video: Alex Puccio on Trice (v12)

by Tom Markiewicz on September 1, 2009

From Brian Solano‘s The Players, here’s a nicely shot sequence of Alex Puccio on Trice (v12) at Flagstaff Mountain in Boulder, Colorado. Alex Puccio – Trice V12 from Brian Solano on Vimeo.

Climbing Video: Alex Honnold in Tuolumne

by Tom Markiewicz on August 26, 2009

Excellent footage of Alex Honnold climbing in Tuolumne Meadows shot by Tim Kemple. Honnold in Tuolumne from Tim Kemple on Vimeo.

Climbing Video: Alex Honnold Solos Half Dome

by Tom Markiewicz on August 24, 2009

Alex Honnold free solos the Regular Northwest Face of Half Dome (5.12a) in Yosemite. Alex Honnold free solos Half Dome from Hennie vJ on Vimeo. (via Rock and Ice, ClimbingNarc)

Dead Point Magazine Now Offers PDF Download, Kinda

by Tom Markiewicz on August 17, 2009

ClimbingNarc reports that Dead Point Magazine now allows you to save the online magazine as a PDF for offline reading. I’ve been complaining about this for a while, but unfortunately they’re not quite there yet. You can’t just click on a link for the PDF download. Instead, you have to load up the entire online […]

Climbing Video: Matt Wilder on The Path (5.14a/b R)

by Tom Markiewicz on August 14, 2009

Matt Wilder making the third ascent of The Path (5.14a/b R) at Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada. via Matt Wilder and @jmccartie

Squamish Climbing Magazine Released

by Tom Markiewicz on August 3, 2009

The first edition of the all digital Squamish Climbing Magazine is out. You can download it from their web site as a PDF. I’m really impressed with this first issue. It’s interesting, very professional, and has a few articles that aren’t regional and will appeal to all climbers. This is how Dead Point Magazine should […]

Sonnie Trotter getting the third ascent of Master Blaster (5.13c/d) in Zion National Park. From Trotter: The climb was first freed by Seattle bad ass Ben Gilkinson, and Lauren Lee and I made the Second and Third ascents, back to back. It was a great experience because the exposure was stunning, but the cracks size, […]

120 Moves of Climbing

by Tom Markiewicz on July 15, 2009

I’ve started reading the book One Move Too Many as it was recommended to me by several different climbers. I’ll be posting my full thoughts when I’ve finished the book, but I can already tell you that this is a must have for any climber, especially those dealing with specific injuries. One idea from the […]

Climbing Video: Whippers at the Red

by Tom Markiewicz on July 14, 2009

Climbing video of what appears to be hundreds of whippers at the Red River Gorge. (via @lstefurak, @mark_spottswood)