On 30 September the German mountaineers Alix von Melle and Luis Stitzinger reached the summit of Manaslu, their seventh 8000er climbing without the use of supplementary oxygen.
On 02/10/2017 at 12:40 Sherpa Mingma Gyalje reached the summit of Nanga Parbat (8126 meters, Karakorum, Pakistan). The Sherpa summited with 7 other mountaineers, including Pakistan’s Muhammad Ali Sadpara.
While Belgium’s Muriel Sarkany has climbed Era Vella 9a at Margalef, Ukraine’s Jenya Kazbekova has redpointed her first 8c+, Güllich at the crag Red Stone in the Crimea.
In September 2017 Tobias Wolf and Chris-Jan Stiller made the first ascent of Lalan’i Mpanjaka (8a+, 600m) up Tsaranoro Be, Tsaranoro massif, Madagascar.
The video di Gabriele Moroni making the first repeat of Ziqqurat, an 8C boulder problem located at Gaby in Valle d’Aosta and freed in 2015 by Niccolò Ceria.
The must-read report about the first ascent of the South East Ridge of Monte Muru Mannu (Domusnovas) Sardinia, carried out last June by Marco Marrosu and Lino Cianciotto. By Marco Marrosu.
Mountaineering in the Pamir Alay, Kyrgyzstan: in the Ak-Su region the Slovak mountaineers Martin Grajciar, Ondrej Huserka, Jozef Kristoffy and Vladimir Linek spent seven weeks from July 27th to September 10th 2017 making the first ascent of 'Summer Bouquet', a new climb up the West Face of Pik Aleksander Blok (5239 m).
The video filmed by Peter Zabrok of the second rockfall that occurred on the SE Face of El Capitan in Yosemite on 28/09/2017.
The video of America’s Mason Earle climbing Cobra Crack, one of the hardest crack climbs in the world located at Squamish, Canada, first ascended by Peter Croft in the ’80’s and freed by Sonnie Trotter in 2006.
Cortina d’Ampezzo climber Luca Zardini introduces the bouldering in the Campo and Volpera forest above Cortina, Dolomites.
After the first rockfall on on Wednesday 27/09/2017, yesterday Thursday 28 September a second, larger rockfall occurred on El Capitan in Yosemite Valley (USA).
Rockfall on El Capitan in Yosemite, USA, that took place shortly before 14:00 on 27/09/2017 has killed one person and injured another according to park officials.
A semi-serious interview with Germany’s ace climber Alexander Megos who belayed Margo Hayes during her historic first female ascent of Biographie at Céüse in France.
On the SW Face of Schartenspitze in Austria Michael Kemeter has made the first free ascent of Tortour, the difficult multi-pitch alpine outing he established ground-up between 2011 and 2012.
Italian mountain guide Silvestro Franchini (30) reports about the first ascent of 'Fessura del Caret', a difficult new crack climb in Val di Genova within the Adamello - Brenta Natural Park.
Climbing in Italy’s Valle d'Aosta: last Saturday Andrea Zanone repeated SS26, the 8c+ sports climb freed in 2006 by Alberto Gnerro at Gressoney.
Mountaineering in Alaska: in spring 2017 Lithuania’s Gediminas Simutis (28) and Germany's Frieder Wittmann (31) pulled off a series of interesting first ascents above the remote Fish Glacier in the Revelation Mountains. The trip report by Simutis.
Sport climbing: on 24 September 2017 Margo Hayes repeated Biographie 9a+ at Ceuse in France. In doing so the American has made the first female ascent of this mega climb freed by Chris Sharma in 2001.
Edinburgh, Scotland is currently hosting the fifth stage of the Speed and Lead World Cup 2017. The semifinals take place at 10:30 while the finals take place at19:30. Both will be transmitted in live streaming.
The video of Magnus Midtbø while training for climbing at his gym in Norway that has amasse almost one million views on Instagram.