Awesome V5s in Squamish

Awesome V5s in Squamish

If you’re a V5 climber, you’ll be a kid in a candy store in Squamish. There are more V5s than any other grade in the guidebook’s Top 100 problems and on top of those, there are 3- and 4-star problems that would be classics elsewhere. The list below highlights seven...

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Review: Metolius Recon Crashpad

Navigating between bushes in Roy, New Mexico, with an old pad, I found myself stuck between branches. I could have carried a smaller pad, but then I’d have lost precious coverage. The ingenious Metolius Recon solves the carry vs. coverage dilemma with a pad that opens...

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Everest 2019: Season Over?

One of the last teams known to still be on Everest made a gamble that they could catch the last available window, but as usual this year, the weather had the last word. Scott Woolums with his single client, John, along with three Sherpas: Migma,, Karma, and...

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