On Saturday 1 August at 19:30 in Imst, Austria, the finals of the third stage of the Lead World Cup 2015.
On Sunday, July 19, 2015 Cristiano Iurisci, Stefano Supplizi and Luca Gasparini carried out the probable first repeat of the difficult rock climb route 'Ultimatum alla Terra' on the North West Face Vetta Orientale, in the Gran Sasso massif. A 360m grade VI climb first ascended by Piero Ledda and Roberto Iannill in 1999. Iannill looks back on that ascent.
Footage of Chris Sharma making the first ascent of Three Degrees of Separation at Ceuse in France in 2007.
The video filmed by Yuri Palma about the Grigne massif in Northern Italy.
On Friday, September 4, 2015 the Arco Rock Legends will celebrate its 10th edition and assign the prestigious Salewa Rock Award and La Sportiva Competition Award during the Rock Master Festival and the World Youth Climbing Championships 2015. Those nominated for the sport climbing Oscars are Angela Eiter, Alexander Megos and Ashima Shiraishi, while those in the running for the La Sportiva Competition Award are Adam Ondra, Jain Kim and Jakob Schubert. The prestigious Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil will be awarded to John Ellison, founder of the initiative Climbers against Cancer.
Delving into shapes, the history and the perceived mountains. Daniela Zangrando in her Coffee Break interviews Maxime Guitton, in charge of "Soutien à la création" at the Centre national des arts plastiques (CNAP) in Paris.
At Ceuse in France Adam Ondra has climbed Three Degrees of Separation, the route freed by Chris Sharma in 2007 and, until now, unrepeated.
The photos of the sixth Messner Mountain Museum, inaugurated at Plan de Corones, South Tyrol, Italy, on 24 July 2015.
A team of alpinists comprised of Leo Houlding, Joe Möhle, Matt Pickles, Matt Pycroft and Waldo Etherington have made the first ascent of a new route up the hitherto unclimbed NW Face of the Mirror Wall in the Renland region of Greenland.
Austrian boulderer Bernd Zangerl has made the first ascent of 29 dots, describing the highball in Val Noasca - Valle dell'Oro, Italy, as "the proudest, the hardest piece of rock I climbed in this style."
On Wedndesday 22 July 2015 Dutch alpinist Martjin Seuren lost his life in a fall while climbing the Rochefort ridge in the Mont Blanc massif. He had been climbing with another alpinist and Ueli Steck, currently attempting the 82 peaks over 4,000 meters in the Alps in 80 days. With this ascent Seuren would have become the first Dutchman to climb all 4,000 meter peaks in the Alps.
Ivo Ferrari repeats "9 agosto", the climb on Sass d'Ortiga in the Pale di San Martino Dolomites put up by Maurizio Giordani and Nancy Paoletto in 2003. A route to get off the beaten track.
It's currently winter in Patagonia. Exactly 30 years ago, in July 1985, the Italians Paolo Caruso, Maurizio Giarolli, Andrea Sarchi and Ermanno Salvaterra carried out the historic first winter ascent of Cerro Torre via the 'Compressor route' established by Cesare Maestri up the East Ridge. Here is a short film about those days on the mountain that added, like so many others, an important chapter to Patagonia's mountaineering history.
The magic of the forest seemingly designed for bouldering: 5 climbers and a young filmmaker show the beauty of Magic Wood, its bouldering and climbing in this episode #1.
On Saturday at Breuil-Cervinia and Valtournenche the festival dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the historic first two ascents of the Matterhorn ended with a sold-out event. Here are the videos of Reinhold Messner, Hervé Barmasse, Catherine Destivelle and Simon Anthamatten, star guests of the great evening on Friday 17 July 2015.
The Finals of the second stage of the Lead Climbing World Cup 2015 will take place this evening at 19:30.
Conrad Anker and David Lama have completed the first ascent of Latent Core (450m, 5.11 A1) in Zion National Park, USA.
Ivo Ferrari climbs Via Gregis (300m, VII-, A1), also known as Via Fassi, on the Fupù face on Presolana Orientale, established on 15/06/1973 by F. Nembrini, A. Fassi and A. Camozzi.
Monaco is currently welcoming a record number of exhausted athletes after hiking and flying from Salzburg in the Red Bull X-Alps 2015.
Reigning Bouldering World Champion and European Champion Juliane Wurm has announced her partial retirement from climbing competitions.