No change at top; leaders consolidate their position in IWC rankings
Swiss Fred Nicole adds new start to Fatman, Fontainebleau
Arthur Kubista frees new routes in Sardinia
"The Empire strikes back", M11 repeated by Bubu Bole in the Haston Cave, Valsavarenche, Val di Cogne, Italy.
Mauro “Bubu” Bole repeats some of the hardest routes near Salzburg
Daniel Du Lac and Kim Csizmazia win the fourth stage of the IWC
Banff Film Festival World Tour - the dates and films
Steve McClure puts up a new 8b boulder problem at Stanage, England
Will Gadd and Kim Csismazia win Ice Boulder in Cortina, Italy
Will Gadd on tour and in form in Europe - M9
Courchevel structure collapses - competition first suspended, then halted altogether.
Mauro Bole discards leashes and repeats X files, M10.
Marco Anghileri makes the first winter solo ascent of Solleder, Civetta, Dolomites
The Canadian company receives two of the 20 APEX awards for the best products manufactured in Polartec®.
The second stage in this year's Ice World Cup will take place in Courchevel from the 23 - 25 January.
François Lombard and Irina Ryzhenkova win first stage of the Ice Climbing World Cup 2000 in Austria.
The appeal by Argentinean mountaineer Rolando Garibotti to safeguard the future of the Fitz Roy massif.
The 1999 Piolet d'or was awarded to the Frenchmen Lionel Daudet and Sebastien Foissac for their new route on Burkett Needle, Alaska.
The Italian Mauro Bole confirms his reputation as one of the best ice climbers in the world by repeating Stevie Haston’s Welcome to the Machine M10 in Valsavarenche and then onsighting Lionel Daudet’s Quartier Nors M10.
The first stage in the first ever Ice Climbing World Cup circuit will take place in Pilztal, Austria on the 14 -16 January 2000.