In spring 2016 Austrian climbers Much Mayr and Guido Unterwurzacher made a rare free ascent of The Shaft (Muir Wall free variation) on El Capitan, Yosemite, accompanied by Ben Lepesant who provides the report.
The video of Austrian climber Kilian Fischhuber making the first repeat of Headless Children (8b, 250m) in the Rätikon massif.
At Bohinjska Bela in Slovenia Maja Vidmar has repointed the 8c+ sports climb 'Privid'.
The route description of the Peitlerkofel / Sass de Putia circular walk. An easy hike around one of the most spectacular mountains in the Dolomites.
Slovenian climber Martina Cufar has redpointed her second 8c sports climb, 'Max power' at Bionnassay, France.
The short film 'A Brief, Biased History of Big Wall Climbing' animated by Jeremy Collins and narrated by Timmy O’Neill.
On Hoher Göll in the Berchtesgadener Alps, German rock climber and alpinist Ines Papert has repeated Scaramouche (300m, 8a), a rarely repeated climb put up by the Huber brothers in 1989.
The video of the 7th Tor des Géants, the trail running competition won by Oliviero Bosatelli and Lisa Borzani across the Valle d'Aostra mountains from 11 - 18 September 2016.
In August 2016 French alpinists Arnaud Bayol, Antoine Bletton, Cyril Duchene and Dimitry Munoz established 'El Juego Sumando' ( 400m, ED 7b max, 6b/A2 obligatory) on the North Face of Puscanturpa Este in the Cordillera Huayhuash, Peru.
On Saturday 24 September 2016 Janja Garnbret from Slovenia and Tomoa Narasaki from Japan won the adidas Rockstars 2016 invitational Masters bouldering competition.
American climber Chris Sharma has made the first ascent of Alasha, a difficult new deep water solo climb on the island of Mallorca.
This evening, Saturday 24 September 2016, as of 20:15 live streaming of the adidas Rockstars finals, an invitational Masters with some of the world's best boulderers.
The report about the IFSC World Championships that took place in Paris, France, last week.
On 31 August 2016 Jacek Matuszek and Łukasz Dudek made the second free ascent of the difficult Spanish Route on Cima Grande di Lavaredo, Dolomites.
The sports crag Lago di Landro in the Pustertal in the Italian Dolomites, presented by Vertical-Life.info as part of our series 'Crags for each season'. Download the Vertical-Life APP with the routes and topos free of charge until Saturday.
Interview with Austrian alpinist Markus Pucher after his solo winter ascent of Cerro Pollone in Patagonia.
In August 2016 Xaver Mayr and Thomas Holler made the first free ascent of Nordwestwand (300m, VIII) on Schwarze Wand, Wetterstein.
The video of the B.A.S.E. jump off Campanile di Val Montanaia in the Friuli Dolomites, carried out on 20 July 2016 by Marco Milanese.
On Torre dei Sabbioni (Marmarole, Dolomites) Alessandro Fiori, Pier Francesco Smaltini and Simone Corte Pause have made the first ascent of Magic Fox, a new multi-pitch rock climb in memory of Alberto Bonafede and Aldo Giustina who on 31/08/2011 tragically lost their lives during a mountain rescue operation on Mt. Pelmo. The report by Alessandro Fiori.
In Patagonia Canadian alpinist Marc-André Leclerc has made the first solo winter ascent of Torre Egger (2685m).