Interview with Anne Gilbert Chase after the ninth ascent and first female ascent of the Slovak Direct on Denali, climbed from 2 - 5 June 2018 with Chantel Astorga.
British mountaineers Malcolm Bass, Paul Figg and Guy Buckingham have made the first ascent of Janhukot (6805m) in the Garhwal Himalaya in India.
The trailer of Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini and their enchainment of Mt. Ortler, Cima Piccola di Lavaredo and Grossglockner in Austria in just 47 hours and 16 minutes.
On 14 May Katrin Kaddi Lehmann repeated Kryptos, an 8C boulder problem at Morchelstock in Switzerland. In doing so she has become only the second woman to climb this grade after Ashima Shiraishi.
Interview with American alpinist Colin Haley after his record-breaking ascent of the Cassin Ridge on Denali (McKinley) in Alaska in 8 hours 7 minutes on 5 June 2018
For safety reasons all paths in Val Bondasca are officially closed until further notice following the Piz Cengalo rockfall on 23 August 2017.
Interview with Austrian mountaineer Hansjörg Auer on the eve of his departure for Lupghar Sar West, a 7181m high mountain in the Karakorum, Pakistan which he plans to climb solo.
Maurizio Oviglia reports about an expedition of the Italian Alpine Club and the JTB (Jordan Tourism Board) which resulted in series of new climbs in the unexplored area of Wadi Sulam in Jordan. Expedition members included Maurizio Giordani, Manrico Dell'Agnola, Andrea Cattarossi, Marco Scagnetto, Luca Schiera, Umberto Del Vecchio, Erik Lazarus, Gianluca Cavalli, Marcello Sanguineti, Angelo Taddei, Alberto Rampini and Lorella Franceschini.
The video of Belgian rock climber Sean Villanueva repeating 'Der Ungeheuer sei Mutter', a difficult and somewhat particular trad climb at the Vogelherdgrotte crag in the Frankenjura, Germany.
The videos of Adam Ondra and Stefano Ghisolfi freeing Magic Line 2018, the highball project at the Gramitico 2018 bouldering meeting just took place in Valle di Daone, Italy, last weekend.
The film Loved by All: the story of Apa Sherpa directed by Eric Crosland that tells the moving story of Apa Sherpa, who entered the Guinness Book of Records for having climbed Mount Everest 21 times. Through his work he aims to provide education for children in the Khumbu valley in Nepal.
Lara Neumeier, Christoph Hanke and Jozef Kristoffy have all repeated Hotel Supramonte, the famous multi-pitch climb first ascended in the Gole di Gorropu in Sardinia by Rolando Larcher and Roberto Vigiani.
Interview with Italian climber Gabriele Moroni after last week’s victory in Japan at the Hachioji stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2018.
After the new The Nose speed record set on El Capitan by Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold on 06/06/2018, here’s a throwback to our 2002 interview with Lynn Hill that explores her historic first free ascent in 1993 and her groundbreaking one-day free ascent in 1994 of this legendary big wall in Yosemite Valley, USA.
GraMitico, the bouldering meeting that will take place on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th June in Valle di Daone, one of the most beautiful and unspoilt corners of Italy’s Trentino, is just a few days away. The time has come for some information about the unique evening with Adam Ondra and Stefano Ghisolfi, conducted by Simone Raina.
Between autumn 2017 and spring 2018 Giovanni Manconi and Maurizio Oviglia established Passavamo sulla terra leggeri, a new rock climb on Punta Cusidore, a mountain considered by many as one of the most important 'alpine' peaks in Sardinia.
This morning American climbers Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell set another speed record on The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite. This time the duo broke the legendary 2-hour barrier, climbing the big wall route in 1:58:07.
Austria’s Michael Kemeter has made the first free ascent of a big multi-pitch climb at Mont-Rebei in Spain, established in 2018 by Ignasi Miralpeix Llobet e Gil Furriols.
The Aiguille du Midi cable car in the Mont Blanc massif is temporarily closed due to unforeseen maintenance. Full operations will resume on Saturday 7 July.
Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell have broken the speed record on The Nose once again, climbing the iconic big wall on El Capitan Yosemite in 2:01:50. In other news, on 2 June the two well-known rock climbers Jason Wells and Tim Klein lost their lives on El Capitan.