In September 2014 Alexandra Schweikart and Christopher Igel made the first ascent of Della Funivia (7c, 300m), a new multi-pitch climb in Valle Bavona, Ticino, Switzerland.
The encounter with John Ellison, founder of CAC - Climbers against Cancer, at Arco for the IFSC Youth World Climbing Championships, to receive the Dryarn Climbing Ambassador award during Arco Rock Legends celebration on 04/09/2015 for his undisputed contribution to the culture of climbing worldwide.
Dave MacLeod, Calum Muskett and Jacob Cook have made the first free ascent of Disco 2000 (8a+) on Blamman, island of Kvaløya in Norway.
German climber Roland Hemetzberger has made the first free ascent of his new 8c multi-pitch Delirium on the Fleischbank sector of the Wilder Kaiser.
From 2 - 6 September Zakopane (Tatra mountains, Poland) will host the 11th Spotkania Mountain Film Festival.
All the recently crowned Boulder World Champions during the IFSC World Youth Championships. Youth B (Under 16): Italy’s Filip Schenk and America’s Ashima Shiraishi. Youth A (Under 18): Yoshiyuki Ogata from Japan and Janja Garnbret from Slovenia. Juniors: Jongwon Chon from South Korea and Stasa Gejo from Serbia.
Live streaming of Boulder Finals of the IFSC World Youth Climbing Championships.
All the results of the Semifinal Boulder during and intense Day 3 of the IFSC World Youth Climbing Championships.
The report of the second day of the World Youth Championships: the male boulder qualifications.
Austrian climber Angela Eiter has made a remarkable onsight of the 8b/+ Tanz der Moleküle at Lechtal, Austria.
The report of the first day of the World Youth Championships: female boulder qualifications.
The climber from Italy Giorgio Bendazzoli has climbed his first o 8c+, Super Ale at Covolo.
Today, Thursday 27/08/2015, rockfall activity took place on the SE Face of Tour Ronde, Mont Blanc. The video and photos taken by Mountain Guide Gianluca Marra.
The official program of the IFSC Climbing World Youth Championships that take place from 28 August to 6 September at Arco - Garda Trentino, Italy.
Over a ten-day period in July 2015 Silvan Schüpbach and Bernadette Zak attempted to make the first free ascent of the 1200m high Piteraq up Ulamertorsuaq in Greenland. Except for a 3m pendulum on pitch 22, the swiss alpinists climbed everything free with difficulties up 7c, R, X.
On 18 and 19 August 2015 Paul McSorley, Mayan Smith-Gobat and Ines Papert made the first ascent of South West Buttress of Mt. Waddington's NW Summit.
On 15 August 2015 Natalia Martinez from Argentina and Camilo Rada from Chile made the first ascent of Mount Malaspina (3,776 meters), Saint Elias Mountains, Yukon, Canada. The two climbed what was reputed to be the "highest named unclimbed mountain of North America" from the North via East col and East ridge (1900m, TD, AI2, 55-65°). The trip report by Camilo Rada.
The trailer by Luka Fonda and Nik Cebulec documenting Japanese climber Sachi Amma and his attempts to repeat Jungle Boogie (9a+) at Ceuse.
The XXIII edition of the IFSC World Youth Championships begins this week. From 28 August to 6 September 6more than 1,000 young athletes from 51 nations are expected to compete at Arco - Garda Trentino.
The fourth stage of the Lead World Cup 2015 was won last weekend at Stavanger in Norway by Mina Markovic and Gautier Supper.