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Learn to trad climb: A crash course in 6 parts

In this crash course you'll learn everything you need to know to go from indoor climbing to trad multi-pitch lead climbing.

Trad first ascent on the north face of the Eiger: Silvan Schüpbach and Peter von Känel open the Renaissance (30 SL, 7c)

The Swiss alpinists Silvan Schüpbach and Peter von Känel are opening a new trad route on the north face of the Eiger: Renaissance

Badass ticklist: Connor Herson repeats Squamish's hardest cracks

Connor Herson repeats the hardest cracks in Squamish with Crack of Destiny (8c), Cobra Crack (8c) or Tainted Love (8b).

Wild Country Recall of Superlight Rock Nuts

Wild Country is recalling its Superlight Rock chocks in sizes 1 through 6. Details about the recall can be found here.

Seb Berthe flashes trad classic Le Voyage (E10, 7a)

Seb Berthe manages the flash ascent of Le Voyage (E10, 7a). The Belgian is the first to succeed James Pearson's route in this style. In addition, he may also be the first climber ever to flash such a difficult trad route.

Wild ride: Siebe Vanhee repeats iconic trad classics in Sweden

Siebe Vanhee is currently showing nerves of steel in the Swedish climbing area Bohuslän. On his first day in the area, the Belgian secured only the third repetition of the infamous Savage Horse (9-R/X) line, which was one of the most difficult routes in Scandinavia when it was first climbed in 1999.

James Pearson climbs the Bon Voyage trad route - why he doesn't rate it

James Pearson manages the first ascent of his long-standing Trad project in Annot. Bon Voyage is probably one of the toughest trad routes in the world, and it doesn't need to fear comparisons with Tribe or Lexicon.

Jonas Schild repeats Trad classic Le Voyage (E10, 7a)

The Swiss mountain guide and climber Jonas Schild starts the new year by repeating the difficult trad route Le Voyage (E10, 7a). His personal journey did not go as planned. But as the saying goes: the unexpected often happens.

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