Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell team up to steal the coveted speed record on El Cap's Nose from two scrappy locals -- Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds. Their ultimate goal is to climb the entire 3,000+ feet in under 2 hours.
Beth Rodden and Tommy Caldwell make the first ascents of two new routes in Smith Rock, OR. Beth works and sends The Optimist (5.14b), the hardest route ever established by a woman, while Tommy opens Spank the Monkey (5.13d).
Chris Sharma discovers Arkansas' untapped sandstone paradise. Along with Jason Kehl, Melissa Lacasse and others, Chris opens dozens of new lines, including The Full Package, King Lion, and the iconic Witness The Fitness.