Nina Williams is chasing elite-level boulder problems that are 30, 40, even 50 feet tall. In this profile of an emerging star, Nina tests her nerves well into the no-fall zone, including a bold ascent of Too Big to Flail (v11).
Madaleine Sorkin joins an Israeli-Bedouin team to make the first ascent of a big wall in Wadi Rum, Jordan -- a place known as the Valley of the Moon because of its barren lands surrounded by massive sandstone walls.
Janja Garnbret gained world-wide fame winning the Olympics in a lights out performance. Before that, she was trying to upend the climbing world by completing the first-ever sweep of an entire season of bouldering World Cups.
15-year-old Ashima Shiraishi and 16-year-old Kai Lightner are the leaders of the next generation. A trip to Norway puts their skills to the test, and Ashima attempts to make history on a V15 boulder in Japan - the first of its grade by a woman.
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.