2011 Year In Review

2011 Year In Review

Before we take the final step forward into 2012, I wanted to take one final moment to look back at the people and stories that were making news in 2011.  But first, here are the most popular Posts and Videos for December:

Popular Posts For December 2011

  1. Gioia (V16) Repeated By Adam Ondra
  2. Adam Ondra Visits Font, Normal Adam Ondra-Type Sending Ensues
  3. Final Update On Mike Lyons Case
  4. Video Friday – 12/16/2011
  5. Combing Through DPM’s Stash

Popular Videos For December 2011

Looking back on 2011 as a whole, here are the climbers and climbing areas that were mentioned most often on the site.  Click any of the links to read more.

Most Mentioned Climbers In 2011

  1. Adam Ondra (29 posts, 18 videos)
  2. Daniel Woods (29 posts, 14 videos)
  3. Paul Robinson (16 posts, 16 videos)
  4. Sasha DiGiulian (24 posts, 6 videos)
  5. Dave Graham (11 posts, 14 videos)

Most Mentioned Climbing Areas In 2011

  1. Hueco Tanks (13 posts, 24 videos)
  2. Yosemite (17 posts, 20 videos)
  3. Red River Gorge (21 posts, 11 videos)
  4. Fontainebleau (8 posts, 17 videos)
  5. Bishop (9 posts, 15 videos)

And finally, here are the top 10 most popular stories based on the number of times each story was viewed:

Most Popular Posts By Pageviews In 2011

  1. Chris Sharma Does First Ascent Of First Round First Minute In Margalef
  2. Well-Known Youth Climbing Coach Mike Lyons Arrested On Sexual Assault Charges
  3. The Story Of Two Worlds (V15) 2nd Ascent By Paul Robinson
  4. Paul Robinson Interview & V15 Repeat In Fontainebleau
  5. Alex Honnold Keeps It Chill On “60 Minutes
  6. Carlo Traversi Repeats The Game (V15?) In Boulder Canyon
  7. John Bachar’s Training Journals
  8. Time For A Shoe Checkup?
  9. Adam Ondra Makes Quick Work Of Chilam Balam
  10. World’s Tallest Climbing Wall Coming To Reno?

There were many other big stories that didn’t quite make the list, but suffice to say that 2011 was a pretty unforgettable year in the world of climbing.  I wonder what 2012 holds in store…

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