Ice Climbing video: Tim Emmett and Klemen Premrl making the first ascent of Interstellar Spice (80m, WI 12) at Helmcken Falls, Canada.
The German climber Alexander Megos has made an impressive flash ascent of The Path at Lake Louise in Canada. This extremely difficult trad climb was freed by Sonnie Trotter in 2007 and is graded 5.14 (8b+).
At the Helmcken Falls in Canada Tim Emmett and Klemen Premrl have made the first ascent of Interstellar Spice, a new ice climb they describe as setting "a new level of difficulty for any route of this style."
The dry tooling climbing competition Red Bull White Cliffs 2015 took place on 3 and 4 October 2015 on the Isle of Wight, England and was won by Tim Emmett (England) and Angelika Rainer (Italy). The report by Marco Servalli.
At Stack Rocks in Pembroke, Wales, UK Steve McClure has made the first repeat of Choronzon E10 7a.
English climber Tim Emmett and Klemen Premrl from Slovenia have made the first repeat of Overhead Hazard, the new route put up by Will Gadd at Helmcken Falls, Canada.
The report by Angelika Rainer about her recent repeat of Clash of the Titans WI10+ and the details of Overhead Hazard (M13+, 200m), the new route put up by Will Gadd at Helmcken Falls, Canada.
Difficult new ice climbs have been established at the Helmcken Falls in Canada by Will Gadd, Tim Emmett and Klemen Premrl. The latter two have made the first asent of Clash of Titans WI10+, repeated on Friday by Angelika Rainer.
English rock climber Hazel Findlay has climbed her second E9, Chicama at Treaddur Bay, Holyhead, Wales.
An aerial view of ice climbing in Iceland with climbers Tim Emmett and Dawn Glanc.
A brief analysis of the new grade WI 11, put forward for the first time in February 2012 by Klemen Premrl and Tim Emmett after having freed the single pitch ice climb Wolverine at the Helmcken Falls (Canada).
Part one of what happend, in alpinism and in climbing, in 2012. A summary, for obvious reason incomplete, of the climbs, the most beautiful achievements and also the most painful moments in 2012. In the hope that this résumé serves as a reminder and as a source on inspiration for the coming future.
The video of Will Gadd climbing up Spray Ice at the Helmcken Falls in Canada.
On 25 May 2012 Valery Rozov from Russia made the highest BASE Jump in the world by leaping from 6420m just below the summit of Shivling in the Himalaya.
Tim Emmett and Klemen Premrl have carried out the first ascent of the superb mixed ice climb Spray On... Top! (230m, W10, M9+) at the Helmcken Falls, Canada, the route Emmett had started with Will Gadd. Tim Emmett shares the details.
Will Gadd reports about recent activity at the Helmcken Falls which hosts, amongst others, the magnificent route Spray On. which he established with Tim Emmett.
Steve and Angie Bradshaw provide some hands-on, in-depth information to the Psicobloc bouldering around Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
Trailer of some of the most important vertical moments, taken from the film Reel Rock 2011.
British climber James Pearson has onsighted a handful of E8's and repeated Muy Caliente E10 6c in Pembroke, Wales.
Will Gadd from Canada and Tim Emmett from Britain have returned to the Helmcken Falls in Canada and added a further 4 pitches to last season's Spray On.