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  • 22.02.2018 Jim Bridwell, at the forefront of climbing and alpinism since the 60's

    Jim Bridwell, at the forefront of climbing and alpinism since the 60's

    The 2002 interview / portrait of American climber and mountaineer Jim Bridwell, one of the undisputed driving forces of rock climbing in Yosemite and on the world’s most inhospitable mountains, who died on 16 February 2018 at the age of 73. By Vinicio Stefanello.

  • 17.02.2018 Jim Bridwell, goodbye to legendary rock climber The Bird

    Jim Bridwell, goodbye to legendary rock climber The Bird

    Jim Bridwell has left us. Yesterday, February 16th 2018, one of the absolute legends of rock climbing and mountaineering, died aged 73.

  • 16.02.2018 Antarctica first ascent / Marek Holeček and Míra Dub battle Bloody Nose up Monte Pizduch

    Antarctica first ascent / Marek Holeček and Míra Dub battle Bloody Nose up Monte Pizduch

    On Winkle Island, Antarctica, Marek Holeček and Míra Dub made the alpine style first ascent of Bloody Nose up the hitherto unclimbed Monte Pizduch located in the Mount Wheat massif. Carried out from 6 - 7 January 2018, the Czech mountaineers climbed alpine style for 33 hours, breached difficulties up to M4/WI5+, 95° and crossed four individual summits. Holeček, who climbed a new route up the Southwest Face of Gasherbrum I (8080 m) in 2017, provides the report.

  • 14.02.2018 Adam Ondra and the world premiere of the film Silence at Riva del Garda

    Adam Ondra and the world premiere of the film Silence at Riva del Garda

    On Friday 23 February at 21.00 at Riva del Garda, Italy, Adam Ondra and the Garda Trentino will present a unique event: the world premiers of Silence, the film directed by Bernardo Giménez that documents the road that led to the world’s first 9c. Ondra will be joined on stage by another climbing legend, Britain’s Jerry Moffatt.

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