Five mountaineers have lost their loves on Kangchenjunga in the Himalaya: the Hungarians Zsolt Eross and Péter Kiss, Park Nam Su from Korea and two Sherpa, Phurba Sherpa and Bibach Sherpa.
Mountain Guide Eraldo Meraldi describes the short walk to the spectacular waterfall Cascata al Crap de Scegn, located above the village Isolaccia in Valdidentro, Alta Valtellina, Italy.
Video of Germany's Jan Hojer training for climbing.
The first Chamonix Mountain Festival will be held at Chamonix in France from 1 - 8 June 2013.
Astounding triple in the Himalaya for Kenton Cool and Dorje Gylgen Sherpa: between 18 - 20 May they climbed Nuptse, Everest and Lhotse in rapid succession.
The fifth stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2013 took place on 17 ? 18 May and was won by the German climbers Jan Hojer and Juliane Wurm.
A video that explores and tastes the rhythm and visions of the Northern Japanese Alps.
French alpinist Gaëlle Cavalié was found alive and well on Saturday 18 May after going missing in the Mont Blanc massif. On Tuesday 14 May Cavalié had set off to climb Aiguille Verte.
Interview with Alessandro Bau about the massive new route first ascended and then freed up Punta Tissi (NW face of Civetta, Dolomites) together with Alessandro Beber and Nicola Tondini.
On 15 May Russian alpinist Alexey Bolotov died above the Khumbu Icefall on the South Face of Everest.
The fifth stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2013 takes place in Austria's Innsbruck today and will be transmitted live via internet.
On 18/04/2013 Rolando Larcher made the first free ascent of Luce di Primo Mattino (435m, max 8a obl. A0), the route established by A. Andreotti, B. Menestrina e M. Furlani in 1991 on Piccolo Dain (Sarca Valley, Italy).
On 4 May Pete Whittaker made the first ascent of Baron Greenback ta the gritstone outcrop Wimberry in England, while Tom Randall made the first repeat of Appointment with Death and Nathan Lee repeated Order of the Phoenix.
On 8 May 2013 Davide Capozzi, Julien Herry and Luca Rolli made a ski and snowboard descent of the NE Couloir on Col Armand Charlet, Mont Blanc massif.
Using the recent first repeat of the NNE Face of Monte Forato, here is the first descent story by Slovenia's Marko Kern, followed by a report by Marco Milanese, his descent carried out on 7 April together with Enrico Mosetti and Andrea Fusari. Until 2011, this face was regarded as "the last great problem in the Julian Alps."
The video documenting Andrey Nefedov on Morcheka in Crimea: a free solo which concluded with a Base jump off the summit.
On 12 May the fourth stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2013 was won in Log - Dragomer (Slovenia) by Canada's Sean McColl and the incredible Austrian Anna Stöhr: this is her fourth consecutive victory.
The second selection of video clips of the 10th Melloblocco 2013 which took place in Val Masino – Val di Mello from 26 Aprilto 5 May.
On 03/05/2013 English climber Jordan Buys repeated Rainshadow 9a at Malham Cove, England.
In April 2013 Ines Papert, Lisi Steurer and Patrik Aufdenblatten made the first ascent of Azazar (400m, 8a) up the Tadrarate rock face in the Taghia Gorge, Morocco.