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Ask Ethan: How to Not be a Dirtbag at your Family’s Thanksgiving

  Touchstone Climbing athlete Ethan Pringle isn’t just a one-trick pony. When he’s not crushing jumbo-something, he’s giving sage advice on a wide array of subjects. Got relationship woes? Want to learn if that thing you did at the crag is a total faux pas? Juuuuuust Ask Ethan! [Ask Ethan jingle still in development]   […]

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Pringle on Jumbo Love

May 17th, 2015- Ethan Pringle flew ninety feet past North America’s hardest route Jumbo Love (5.15b). After completing the second ascent of the Chris Sharma test piece, Pringle took an enormous victory jump at the Third Tier at Clark Mountain, California.  The nearly 29 year old Pringle began working the route in 2007 with Chris […]

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Pringle Tears Spain Apart

This spring, from March 26th until May 14th, Touchstone climber Ethan Pringle headed to the Spanish of Oliana for some of the incredible climbing. Pringle crushed the sport routes on the steep rock and wrote a bit about his trip for the blog. So… Oliana! First off, I was supposed to leave Spain on April […]

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Pringle Crushing Spain

Ten days ago, Touchstone athlete, Ethan Pringle nabbed a speedy ascent of Era Vella (5.14d) in Margalef, Spain. Pringle spoke a little bit about the climb. This phenomenal Margalef test-piece was put up by Chris Sharma in the winter of 2010. Located on one of Maglalef’s steepest and tallest walls, Era Vella has become the […]

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Pringle and the Eye of Odin

In late June, Ethan Pringle flew to Norway to compete with Dani Anrada and Magnus Midtobe for a purse of 15,000 Norwegian Kroner, roughly $2500.  The three world class climbers went to a famous cave in the county of Flatanger. “If Jailhouse and Mickey’s Beach had a baby, and that offspring was artificially inseminated with […]

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Pringle Presentation

Touchstone athlete, Ethan Pringle has been getting after it. In the past year, he has traveled across the world climbing some of the best routes and boulder problems. In between his ninja assassin ascents, Pringle managed to get great footage of the climbing he’s done. On Saturay, June 16th, Pringle will hosting a dyno clinic […]

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Pringle on Jumbo Love

Touchstone athlete, Ethan Pringle has been hard at work on his latest project, Jumbo Love, an unrepeated 5.15b sport route at Mount Clark in Nevada.  Pringle has invested considerable effort into the route, making the trek to the crag 9 times this year and 9 times previously. “Optimally it should be like 75-85 in Vegas […]

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Pringle on Jumbo Love

Touchstone athlete, Ethan Pringle has been hard at work on his latest project, Jumbo Love, an unrepeated 5.15b sport route at Mount Clark in Nevada.  Pringle has invested considerable effort into the route, making the trek to the crag 9 times this year and 9 times previously. “Optimally it should be like 75-85 in Vegas […]

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Pringle in Joes

Touchstone athlete, Ethan Pringle continued his tour of the west’s best bouldering with a short trip to Joe’s valley in Utah.  The hard sandstone is renown for its amazing crimpy and sloping boulder problems.  Ethan managed to grab some great video footage of his climbing.  Check it out!

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Pringle Bouldering Video

This winter Touchstone athlete, Ethan Pringle crushed the boulders of the Buttermilks.  He made a fast ascent of the Swarm (v13) and a number of other amazing problems.  Pringle captured some of his sends on tape and filmed other climbers sending classics like Stained Glass (v10), and Secrets of the Beehive (v5/5.12-). Check out his […]

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