Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson attempting to free El Cap's hardest climb

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When is a rock climb too hard, the holds too small, the cracks too thin? Black Diamond athletes Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson pushed those physical and mental boundaries to the limit this past fall when they spent nearly two months attempting to free a line on El Capitan’s southeast face, a 900-meter route (linking up sections of the Dawn Wall and Mescalito) that is likely the hardest big wall free climb in the world, mind-bogglingly stacked with numerous 5.14 pitches.

To read Tommy's essay about the effort and see exclusive images from the climb, go to: http://www.blackdiamondequipment.com/en-us/journal/climb/athletes/p...


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Sell on 9b your climbing topos to other world climbers !

Posted by 9b on March 1, 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

27cragsclimbervoice8a and many others are amazing sites, but sometimes, expecially if you worked a lot to envision, bolt, clean routes or boulders, you want to monetize a little your efforts.

9b can help you in this aim.

 

As you can see here, in 9b there are many " topo groups ".

 

You can add a discussion in every "topo group".

In your discussion you can edit and publish your own climbing topoguide, as a "paywall", a "destination page", requiring climbers their payment by credit card or paypal to access and read, even on SMARTPHONES (iphones, android phones, ...)

 

After having paid, climbers can see, save and print your climbing topoguide.

 

In this discussion you can add:

 

1) PHOTOS regarding one specific SECTOR (of routes or bouldering, dws lines)

 

a) "PHOTO topo":

It's very easy to edit a photo topo:

- upload a photo of a rock in a topo group discussion

- drawn the lines

- write names and grades (an example…

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