20 June 2017
CHRIS SHARMA AMAZING VERY HIGH DEEP WATER SOLOING TEASER
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4 December 2015
Just outside the town of Mouriès, France, in the small Alpilles Mountains, sits a legendary iconic route from the 1980s called, "Magie Blanche" (White Magic). This twenty-meter-high dead-vertical wall of 8b+ (5.14a) has little in common with the routes typically scaled by today's sport climbers. On October 16, the best among them took on the challenge. Here is the story of a truly unique encounter!
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Chris Sharma goes Back to the Future on "Magie Blanche" (8b+) 1986
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12 December 2016
In Spain, in the Naranjo de Bulnes sector of the Picos de Europa National Park hide the Orbayus... One is the characteristic mist, or thin fog, that often settles and hangs on the slopes, soaking every little thing all the way through. The other is a daunting climb. At 2000 meters elevation it winds upward for 500 more in thirteen stunning pitches, a crux at 8c and overwhelming exposure. In spring 2014, Cedric Lachat and Nina Caprez made their attempt where, on the Orbayu, success hinges on a...