Long, lean, muscles on tanned hard bodies set against the backdrop of some epic rock. Climbers, by the very nature of their sport, can’t help but exude sexiness since being in peak physical condition is paramount for those wicked bouldering problems, multi-pitch adventures, and sending that never-before-climbed badass route. To pay my respects to these climbers for their hard work and chiseled physiques, I created this list of the Top 8 Hottest Climbers in the Sport.
This blonde haired, blue-eyed, doll is the World Ranking Leader for Female Outdoor Sport Climbing and the reigning US National Champion. At 20 years old, she seems to just be getting started in her sport.
This climber needs little, if any, introduction. Widely hailed as one of the best rock-climbers to ever tackle the sport, Chris Sharma is sponsored to do what he loves by the likes of Evolv, Petzel, and prAna. Known for being an extremely calm and kind guy, Chris’s love for his sport shines through with every interview and, more importantly, every climb.
Recently featured in the “Body” issue of ESPN, this Spanish beautiful is not merely a pretty face. Sponsored by prAna and Petzel, this serious climber uses her sport to teach others to respect and love nature.
A resident of climbing mecca, Boulder, Colorado, Dave is not only a kickass climber but an activist for the sport, taking a strong stance on grade-inflation and speaking out against chipping.
This bouldering badass put up Rocky Mountain National’s Jade before he reached the age of 18 and is currently the reigning SCS National Champion.
This lovely lady happens to be in her 40s and proves that hotness has no age limit. She eats 5. 13s for breakfast and has written for Climbing Magazine.
In his repertoire of impressive climbing firsts, Caldwell threw up first ascents of Colorado’s Kryptonite and Lex Luthor. This handsome, nerves-of-steel, climber lives life on the edge and climbs with the likes of Alex Honnold.
This base-jumping beauty is the first woman to free climb the Salathe’s Wall of El Cap and has free soloed Longs Peak’s formidable rockface, The Diamond. Her hard body isn’t the only thing that makes her hot, however; she’s also an avid blogger and writer, proving that brains are sexy too.