Adam Ondra has been on top of the ranks of elite rock climbers for so long it isn't really fair to say he has ever been out of form, but as he concentrated on the Tokyo Olympics and competitions in general the flood of mind-bogglingly hard ascents did slow to a bit of a trickle over the past couple of years.
French climber Seb Bouin has established the hardest sport route in North America with the first ascent of Suprême Jumbo Love (9b+/38) at Clark Mountain, Nevada, USA

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Dreamliner is a route on the majestic Airport Wall in Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park...
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The primary objective of Global Climbing Day is to lower the barriers to entry into...
French phenom Seb Bouin has been in terrific climbing form lately. Having dispatched his long...
Female climber on boulder in alpine setting
We often lament the fact that sheer representation from females climbing outdoors is not widespread...
Prolific hard-redpointer Alex Megos has been at it again. He has climbed a new route...
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The panel tackle the tricky topic of highlighting first female ascents, and discussing female first...
Valley of Giants: Stories from women at the heart of Yosemite climbing, a new collection...
18-year-old Australian climber Angie Scarth-Johnson has become the first female to successfully climb Victimas Pérez...