Sharma Sends Chris Sharma made the second ascent of Ethan Pringle’s Everything is Karate 5.14d in California.
Bears Ears Reduced Bears Ears National Monument, which protected a number of climbing areas in Utah, was reduced in size. Efforts to protect remaining public wild spaces are being led by outdoor industry leaders including Patagonia.
Lynn Hill Route Repeated Caroline Ciavaldini repeated one of America’s classic single-pitch trad routes first climbed by Lynn Hill called The Greatest Show on Earth 5.13.
New R-Rated Crack James Pearson has made the f irst ascent of Power Ranger 5.14R at Sunset Rocks in Chattanooga, a run-out and bold thin crack.
Serious El Cap Free Climb Hazel Findlay made an all-free ascent of Salathe Wall 5.13 on El Cap in Yosemite.
Ondra Opens Israel Hardest Climb Adam Ondra climbed the first 5.14d in Israel with his new Climb Free in the Nezer Cave.
New Nose Speed Record Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds climbed The Nose on El Cap in a new record time of 2:19:44.
New Yosemite Hard Route Nicolas Favresse made the f irst ascent of the 400- metre Eye of Sauron 5.13b at Ribbon Falls in Yosemite with Alix Morris and Drew Smith.