The Lead Worldcup 2005 started in Bulgaria's Veliko Tarnovo last weekend and was won by Italian Flavio Crespi and Austrian Angela Eiter.
On 21/04 the mythical 15° Trofeo Mezzalama ski mountaineering competition takes place on Monte Rosa. The start is Breuil Cervinia and the finish is at Gressoney La Trinité.
The second round of the Bouldering Worldcup 2005 took place in Moscow on 18-20 April and was won by Sandrine Levet and Jérôme Meyer.
The prestigious Piolet d'Or 2004 promoted by Montagne Magazine was won by the Russian team for its ascent of Jannu. Steve House won the spectators award for his solitary ascent of K7.
On 13/11/2004 at 21.00 Ermanno Salvaterra, Alessandro Beltrami and Giacomo Rossetti reached the top of Cerro Torre via a new direct route up the East Face of Cerro Torre, Patagonia.
The eigth stage of the Difficulty World Cup 2004 was won last weekend by Flavio Crespi and Alexandra Eyer.
28 September marks the 10th anniversary of Roberto Bassi's death. To remember the Italian climber but also share his masterpieces with those climbers who do not know about him, the Italian Alpin Club Sezione CAI SAT di Mattarello (TN) and Bassi's friends have organised an evening at the hall at S. Vigilio di Mattarello.
The fifth stage of the World Cup 2004 took place in Marbella, Spain last weekend and was won by Tomas Mrazec and Muriel Sarkany.
At Lecco the Frenchman wins the European Bouldering Championship 2004, ahead of Andrew Earl from Great Britain and Gabriele Moroni from Italy.
From the 1st to the 9th of May the International Festival of Mountains, Exploration and Adventure will take place in the small town of Trento, Northern Italy.
Günther Messner really did perish during the descent of the Nanga Parbat Diamir Face, as his brother Reinhold has always sustained.
Alexandre Chabot and Angela Eiter win the seventh stage of the World Cup Difficulty in Valence
The fifth stage of the World Cup Difficulty 2003 was won by Ramón Julian Puigblanque and Angela Eiter
Angela Eiter and Alexandre Chabot win the Rock Master 2003. Mauro Calibani and Olga Bibik win the Sint Roc bouldering event
Salavat Rakhmetov and Sandrine Levet win the fifth stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2003 in Rovereto
Damien Farquet, Rico Elmer and Rolf Zurbrugg win the 14th Mezzalama in in 4 hours 38' 05'. Follis, Favre and Raso win the women´s event and establish new record.
Christoph Hainz talks about his speed ascent up the North Face of the Eiger in 4 hours and 30 minutes.
The 8C boulder problem established by Fred Nicole at Cresciano, repeated by Christian Core. Photos by Andrea Gallo, video by Marzio Nardi.
Interview with Lynn Hill, a world-class sport climbing symbol. Her legendary one-day free ascent of The Nose on El Capitan in 1994 Yosemite and her entire vertical world as seen by Lynn herself
Interview with Italian mountaineer Simone Moro before his attempt of the Everest - Lhotse Traverse.