12/16/2014

2015 Mugs Stump Award


A collection of Beal, Edelweiss, and Grivel athletes have been honored as recipients of the 2015 Mugs Stump Award.

12/02/2014

Video: Kamasutra D13+ First Ascent - Angelika Rainer


Kamasutra D13+ is the hardest dry tooling route in Italy. Grivel athlete, Angelika Rainer made the first in January 2014. This is the video of her ascent.

Angelika Rainer climbing Kamasutra D13+.
Photo by © Klaus Dell'Orto / OpenCircle

11/19/2014

Grivel Presents the 2014 Portland Alpine Festival


Zak Tollefson of Purple Bottle Media did an excellent job at capturing the action and energy at the Portland Alpine Festival--presented by Grivel--earlier this month. Check him out on Facebook and Instagram.


11/04/2014

Video: Alpine Mentors


Grivel athlete, Steve House explains the Alpine Mentors program. The program promotes alpinism by encouraging, coaching and climbing with technically proficient young alpinists who aspire to climb the world's greatest mountains in a lightweight, low-impact style.




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10/30/2014

Gear Quiver: Big Wall Climbing


We are in the midst of the prime big-wall climbing season in Yosemite. It’s time to gather the gear and head to “The Valley.” Benjamin Eaton, a Liberty Mountain employee and avid rock climber, lays out his big wall kit for a quick close-up.

Video: Desert Ice - Scott Adamson


Ice climbing in the desert never looked so surreal.

10/27/2014

Cypher Sentinel Makes Top 10 List


Men's Journal honors the Cypher Sentinel as one of the "10 Best Rock Climbing Shoes."

The Cypher Sentinel is one of the few high-top climbing shoes on the market that cover the ankle. Priced at $130, the Sentinel is the most affordable climbing shoe it that category.