Western Massachusetts Climbers Coalition (WMCC), Ragged Mountain Foundation (RMF), and Access Fund are pleased to announce the acquisition of Hanging Mountain, a new climbing area in Sandisfield, Massachusetts. Situated on 14 acres, Hanging Mountain may be the biggest find in Northeastern climbing in decades. Once fully established, this hidden gem will provide climbers with approximately […]
Three-and-a-half years ago, Rock and Ice published an article titled “The Greatest Boulderer You’ve Never Heard Of: Ryuichi Murai’s on Fire.” At that time he only had 220 followers on Instagram. Since then, he’s done at least six other V15s. His following is up to over 10,000. Two weeks ago, he climbed his hardest […]
On the cover of 261: Fabian Buhl, with Alexander Huber at the belay, making the first free ascent of Sueños de Invierno (8a/5.13b), Pico Uriello/Naranjo de Bulnes, Spain. Sueños de Invierno was an 1,800-foot aid line from 1983 by José Luis García Gallego and Miguel Ángel Díez Vives. After 69 consecutive days on the wall, […]
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