The video of Austrian climber Beat Kammerlander attempting his cutting-edge new multi-pitch route Kampfzone, currently a project high up in the Rätikon mountain range.
Maurizio Oviglia discusses the new document produced by the UIAA (the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation) which outlines management strategies for individual climbers, bolters and manufacturers for anchor safety and bolting of sport climbs at seaside crags.
Jacopo Larcher talks about his first climbing trip to Yosemite Valley, USA with Barbara Zangerl, during which they repeated El Nino (5.13c, 800m) on El Capitan and other granite big wall climbs.
Two videos about American rock climber Alex Honnold: a video portrait filmed by Fred Moix and the trailer of a trip to Angola where, apart from climbing, he initiated a pilot program of home solar systems for the local population.
In October 2015 alpinists Hayden Kennedy (USA), Urban Novak (SLO), Manu Pellissier (FRA) and Marko Prezelj (SLO) made the first ascent of the East Face of Cerro Kishtwar (6173m), as well as climbing a new route up the South Ridge of Chomochior (6278m) in Indian Kashmir Himalayas.
At Slovenia’s top sports crag Misja Pec Mina Markovic has made a 3rd go repeat of the 8c+ Histerija, while at nearby Osp Sachi Amma has made a 4th go repeat of Water World 9a.
The video by Camilla Cerretti about the first ascent of Access Interdit, a new rock climb established by Giovanni Ongaro, Davide Spini and Maurizio Tasca in spring 2015 in the Bavella massif, Corsica.
From 18 - 25 October 2015 the Ukrainian mountaineers Nikita Balabanov and Mikhail Fomin made the first ascent of the NNW spur of Talung (7349m) in the Kangchenjunga region of Nepal. The 2350m long new route has been called Daddy Magnum Force and graded M6, AI6, A3 overall route difficulty ED2.
The film Climbing Ice - The Iceland Trifecta by Tim Kemple featuring Klemen Premrl and Rahel Schelb.
On 17/11/2015 Jakob Schubert freed Companion of Change, the first 9a in the Zillertal, Austria.
The Polish Tagas Expedition comprised of Tomasz Klimczak, Maciej Bedrejczuk, Marcin Wernik and Maciej Janczar climbed new routes in the Lachit Valley, Karakorum, Pakistan. The trip report by Klimczak
The video featuring Ueli Steck and his ascent on 16/11/2015 of the North Face of the Eiger in a record breaking time of 2 hours and 22 minutes.
On 12/11/2015 at Nago close to Arco (Garda Trentino, Italy) Gabriele Moroni has made the first ascent of Sid Lives, a new 9a sports climb.
The trailer of the 4th Highline Meeting Monte Piana that took place in September 2015 above Misurina in the Dolomites.
On 16/11/2015 Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck climbed the Heckmair route up the North Face of the Eiger in 2 hours and 22 minutes, beating the previous record set in 2011 by Dani Arnold by 6 minutes
On 12 and 13 August 2015 Alessandro Rudatis and Massimo Torricelli made the second ascent of the beautiful and difficult Bruderliebe (800m, 19 pitches, max 8b/8b+) the difficult multi-pitch climb established and freed, in 2011, by Hansjörg Auer and his brother Vitus on the South Face of Marmolada (Dolomites).
Daniele Nardi tells about the expedition to Thalay Sagar (6904m) in the Indian Himalaya, carried out together with the Spanish mountaineers Alex Txikon, Txus Lizarraga, Adrian Legarra, Ekaitz
Giancarlo Bellotti, Fernando Fusari and Giovanni Ghezzi have started their winter climbing season in style with the first ascent of the mixed outing La farfalla tigre (WI4 M6, 430m) on Cima Bifora (Monte Nero di Presanella, Adamello-Presanella group, Central Alps).
17-year-old climber Stefano Carnati from Italy has redpointed his first 9a sports climb, Coup de Grace in Val Bavona, Switzerland.
On 2 June 2015 Tomas Franchini and Silvestro Franchini made the first ascent of La Divina Providencia, a new 650m mixed route with difficulties up to M7 on the West Face of Nevado Churup (5495m), Cordillera Blanca, Peru.