Visit Thailand, Climb Rocks

After adventuring in some of the world's harshest environments, we went to Thailand to thaw out and drink from coconuts. We wouldn't be laying on beaches though. We were there to experience some of the best sport climbing in the world. » 1/05/15 3:01pm 1/05/15 3:01pm

Seeing speed climbers shoot up a wall is like seeing Spiderman

The guy on the left set a new world speed climbing record, scaling the wall in about 5.6 seconds. His name is Danyl Boldyrev and he's from the Ukraine but I'm pretty sure that's Peter Parker on steroids. I mean he basically shoots out of a cannon and reaches the top in no time. » 12/11/14 8:00pm 12/11/14 8:00pm

Rock climbing bears are more impressive than rock climbing humans

Rock climbing is hard. Even for bears. Just watch this cub try to follow his Mama Bear in scaling this mountain side. There are times you think he might fall, there are times he's going down the wrong path but he eventually figures it out. No ropes necessary. » 4/30/14 10:18pm 4/30/14 10:18pm

This building is designed for everyone to climb all over it

This is one of the coolest buildings I've seen in a long time: a structure designed to turn everyone into Spider-man by allowing people to climb all over its interior and exterior. It kind of feels like a glitch in the Matrix: a computer-generated mountain that needs more polygons and some textures. » 1/26/14 10:02pm 1/26/14 10:02pm

Black Diamond Magnetron GridLock Review: A Super-Fast, Feather-Light,…

For those who participate in rope-centered sports or performing arts, the carabiner is one of the most important items you own. It's what keeps you attached to your rope, and thus, your head attached to your spinal column. But locking carabiners have always been unwieldy and hard to manipulate. Black Diamond wants… » 12/12/12 2:00pm 12/12/12 2:00pm

Climbing Wall House Makes You Earn a Relaxing Moment On Its Rooftop…

Ensuring its residents are always physically fit, this 3 Way House includes a rock climbing wall in its courtyard that can be used to access its multiple floors and a rooftop patio. » 3/17/12 8:00pm 3/17/12 8:00pm

Amazing Jobs: Wind Turbine Cleaner

It may not offer the toehold-challenge of traditional rock climbing, but then, traditional rock climbing doesn't usually come with a paycheck. These climbers have been employed to scale huge wind turbines for maintenance, which is green in so many ways. » 12/29/09 4:41am 12/29/09 4:41am