Climbing blind might sound like a mad idea, but let’s face it, scrambling up a rock face that you could fall off and die is pretty bonkers anyway, so why not do it without looking too?!
Action sports must seem like insanity to anyone that doesn’t understand the buzz of putting your life on the line and pushing your limits for the thing you love.
The passion for action sports treads a thin line between bravery and downright craziness and rock climbing is no exception.
With more than its fair share of death defying challenges, rock climbing attracts some of the fittest, bravest and most unbelievable athletes on the planet, people who make the rest of us feel like rock climbing babies.
Scaling everything from sickeningly tall cliffs to full on skyscrapers, these climbers demonstrate a level of skill and commitment that’ll make your jaw drop, even as you grab the phone to call the nearest asylum.
So can you really climb blind? There’s only one way to find out, and that’s by checking out Mpora’s list of true climbing heroes.
Climbing with ropes can be dangerous so climbing without them just seems nuts, but that’s what Dan Osman did and he did it fast.