Dosage - Volume 1

Dosage - Volume 1

The original. Eight Doses of maximum-strength climbing action. Each Dose tells a story from the cutting edge of climbing. Historic first ascents, profiles of rising stars, and explorations of the places, people, and ideas that shape our sport.

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Dosage - Volume 1
  • The Mandala

    Chris Sharma makes the first ascent of The Buttermilks' landmark problem, The Mandala. It had been tried for twenty years before Sharma's ascent, and is now a must-do test-piece.

  • Damn Yankees

    Jason Kehl gets evil on a slew of hard projects in the new bouldering mecca of Boone, NC. With Ivan Greene.

  • Unfinished Business

    In September, 2000, Chris Sharma went to Ceuse, France to try a legendary project known as Biographie. It had been bolted years before, but never climbed. Sharma came agonizingly close but left without completing it, maintaining a healthy outlook on failure and vowing to return...

  • Frustration Equals Motivation

    Lisa Rands is one of America's most accomplished boulderers. She climbs in a bold, powerful style, and prefers what she calls "the guy problems," committing lines with big, burly moves. This Dose follows Lisa in action in Bishop, CA and Ibex, UT.

  • Spectre & The Buttermilker

    Dave Graham climbs through freezing temperatures and bloody hands to grab coveted ascents of The Buttermilker (V12) and Spectre (V13, FA) in Bishop, CA.

  • Blue Ice

    Austrian bouldering legend Klem Loskot shares his local alpine bouldering area, along with some of his unique philosophy of life and climbing.

  • Bring the Ruckus

    All the top competitors throw down in a no-holds-barred competition in Salt Lake City, UT. Featuring Chris Sharma, Liv Sansoz, Francois LeGrand, Obe Carrion, Steven Jeffery, Jared Roth, and more.

  • Realization

    In summer, 2001, Chris Sharma returned to Ceuse to wrap up unfinished business, making the historic first ascent of Realization, the world's first consensus 5.15.