"Alex Honnold and Will Stanhope made the third free ascent of Half Dome's notoriously run out Southern Belle (5.12d) on November 1. The pair had worked out the first five pitches the week before and then started at 5 a.m., going for the one-day send. According to James Lucas, who talked to the climbers, "On one pitch a knob that Honnold had slung came off as he climbed 10 feet above it on 5.10 terrain. He was looking at a 120-foot fall if he didn't make it to the next bolt." The climbers were so dehydrated when they topped...
Check out Five Ten's Siren on the cover of the November/December issue of Elevation Outdoors Magazine. The shoe is featured in their Winter Gear Guide and claimed to make the Perfect Gift!
"Interview mit Bikern und Protagonisten Benny Korthaus und Andi Wittmann. Was haben die beiden bei ihren Sprüngen für ein Gefühl? Spielt Angst eine Rolle?"
Check out the little webisode series that Timy and I have some plans for. Here is our 2nd and latest episode.
Five Ten is sponsoring the 2010 International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations Conference in Boulder, Co on November 12-17. Learn more here
Every winter the same thing happens to us Seattle-ites. The rain comes and brings with it the hankering to travel to a destination like as the Red River Gorge. I came here back in the spring of ’09 and was really impressed. The pure density of climbing out here is ridiculous. If the Red isn’t near the top of everyone’s list for sport climbing destinations then I must be missing out on some crazy good crags. I am very excited to be back here and especially with such great climbing partners.