Video: Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell Climb El Cap in Under Two Hours

Back in June of 2018, Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell stunned the world when they completed a speed ascent of El Capitan in record time. The two men were able to finish The Nose—arguably the most iconic route in all of climbing—in less than two hours, a truly impressive feat on par with breaking the … Read more

Video: Emily Harrington’s Accident on El Capitan

Back in November, climber Emily Harrington was training for an attempt on El Capitan in Yosemite when she took a nasty fall just two pitches into her climb. That accident ended up putting her in the hospital and sent a scare throughout the entire climbing community. While she was bruised, battered, and beaten up, thankfully … Read more

Adventure Quickies: 10-Year Old Climbs the Nose, Froome Out of TdF, and Other News!

As you can probably imagine, there is a lot of adventure news to share from the past week while I was away last week. So much so that I probably won’t have nearly enough time to recap it before heading off to Outdoor Retailer first thing Monday morning. But before that happens, I have some … Read more

Free Solo Nabbed an Oscars Nom and Deserves the Win

We don’t normally do much reporting on entertainment news here at The Adventure Blog, but when a major climbing film gets an Oscar nomination it’s worth commenting on. Earlier in the week, Free Solo, the epic documentary about Alex Honnold’s 2017 ascent of El Capitan without ropes, found itself amongst the finalist in the “Best Documentary … Read more

Video: A Perfect Parody of Free Solo to Put Some Laughs into Your Day

If you’re looking for a good chuckle today, look no further than this video. The three-minute clip expertly parodies the recent trailers for Alex Honnold’s Free Solo, spoofing the very real danger that Honnold faced while climbing El Capitan without ropes or a harness last year. This short video brings its own brand of climbing … Read more