With exuberant nature, a beautiful river with dark ice cold waters and rock formations of outstanding beauty, the area known as "Serra do Cipó" attracts tourists from around the world. This small town, located 60 miles from Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, in southeastern Brazil has a hot rainy summer and a dry warm winter, ideal season for climbing. Besides the large limestone formations of up to 200 feet tall, it's easy to find waterfalls and canyons, which attracts more practitioners of outdoor sports such as basejumpers, canyoneers, cyclists, parachutists, and more.
My girlfriend Tiffani and I recently made our first trip to Hueco Tanks, TX. On our way home we split up the drive and stopped in Bishop, CA.
It’s nice to be at the start of the new year. The stress and pressure I was going through during ABS and regionals is over now. Also, my finger has gotten a lot better. I am no longer having problems with the pain I was going through. Now I am focusing on climbing just for fun- climbing in the gym and outside.
It was cool the day I got to climb at LRC. Temps were in the 40’s and I was feeling good after a few days of rest. My throat felt like I had swallowed a mouth full of glass and my nose wouldn’t stop pouring but I was going to make the best of it. I warmed up on some classics, White Face, Faces in the Crowd and some other lines in that area and then made my way back to my project. It was my first time attempting the shield so i...
Five Ten's elite athlete Carlo Traversi reflects on a few of his notable projects and ascents from last season. Top Notch V13, RMNP Memoirs Of The Invisible Climber V12, RMNP The Nothing V8, Mount Evans Nuthin' But Sunshine V13, RMNP Both Sides Of The Spectrum V12, RMNP