The first stage of the Speed Climbing World Cup was held in Central Saanich, Canada, on 17 May 2015 and was won by Qixin Zhong and Iuliia Kaplina who stopped the clock after 7.74 seconds to set a new world record.
At Liming in China Logan Barber has made the first ascent of The Firewall, a strong contender for the hardest trad climb in the country.
Mountain Guide Eraldo Meraldi introduces Cima Tuckett (3462m), the classic ski touring itinerary in the Stelvio National Park, Ortles - Cevedale massif, Italy.
On 14/05/2015 Felix Neumärker repeated To tu jeste nebydlo 9a at Labak in the Czech Republic. Two days later he repeated Action Direct, the 9a first climbed by Wolfgang Güllich in Germany’s Frankenjura.
The World Youth Climbing Championships, scheduled to take place from 28 August to 6 September 2015 at Arco during the annual Rock Master Festival, will be officially presented to the Italian Olympic Committee on 5 June 2015 in Rome
The North Face of Monviso (3841m) and its Coolidge Gully, one of those climbs "I'd always like to do." By Ivo Ferrari
Rolando Larcher and Luca Giupponi, during five days from November 2013 to March 2015, made the first ascent of L'Ora del Garda (355m, 8a max, 7b+ obligatory), a challenging and beautiful new route up Mandrea Laghel (Arco, Sarca Valley, Italy). On 24/03/2015 the two made the route's first free ascent. The report by the first ascentionists.
On Sunday 17 May Ethan Pringle made the first repeat of Jumbo Love, the 9b sports climb freed by Chris Sharma at Clark Mountain, USA.
The full report of the European Boulder Championships that took place in Innsbruck, Austria on 14 - 16 May and was won by the Germans Jan Hojer and Juliane Wurm. While Adam Ondra and Anna Stöhr won silver, Stefan Scarperi and Katharina Saurwein won a splendid bronze medal. By Franz Schiassi.
The second edition of "I Love Climbing Ulassai" will take place from 30 May to 2 June 2015 in Sardinia.
The names have been revealed of the seven mountaineers in the running for the Grignetta d’Oro, the Italian mountaineering award that will be celebrated on Friday 22 May at Lecco. The jury has selected the following alpinists: Hervé Barmasse, Matteo Della Bordella, Simon Gietl, Tamara Lunger, Corrado Pesce, Francesco Salvaterra and Luca Schiera.
On Saturday, 16/05/2015, the famous American climber Dean Potter and Graham Hunt lost their lives in a wingsuit accident in Yosemite Valley, USA.
This evening in Innsbruck, Austria, the Germans Jan Hojer and Juliane Wurm won the European Bouldering Championship 2015. Silver was won by Adam Ondra from the Czech Republic and Anna Stöhr from Austria, bronze by Stefan Scarperi from Italy and Katharina Saurwein from Austria.
This evening at Innsbruck, Austria, the finals of the European Bouldering Championship 2015. Live streaming starts at 19:30.
The European Bouldering Championship started yesterday in Innsbruck, Austria. At 18:00 today live streaming of the semifinals.
The video Nepal I love you #1 by Camp 4 Collective and the appeal to admire the extraordinary beauty of this country, to help tourism return and to help this territory after the massive earthquake that has put this country in serious difficulty.
David Capozzi reports about the 10 May first snowboard and ski descent, carried out together with Julien Herry and Francesco Civra Dano, of the entire Voie Originale down the North Face of Pain de Sucre, Mont Blanc.
American climber Jonathan Siegrist has redpointed Le Cadre Nouvelle 9a at Céüse, one of the best sports climbing cliffs in France.
In remembrance of Oskar Piazza, mountain guide and member of the Mountain Rescue team who died in Nepal's devastating earthquake on 25 April 2015. By Manuel Lugli.
41 alpinists have been selected for the "Big List” of the Grignetta d'Oro, the Italian mountaineering award that goes to the Italian mountaineer whose climbs in 2013 and 2014 have most left their mark. The award will be celebrated on Friday 22 May at Lecco.