2015 Mugs Stump Award

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


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


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.


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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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.


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.