On 25/06/2015 Julius Westphal repeated Action Directe in Frankenjura, Germany.
In May 2015 John Frieh and Doug Shepherd made the first ascent of "Agua Sin Gas" (III WI4/steep snow) up the North Face of Mount Lucifer in Alaska. The trip report by John Frieh.
Enrico Maioni, Cortina Mountain Guide, introduces the new via ferrata Maria e Andrea Ferrari up Ra Bujela, Tofane, Dolomites.
The video of British climbers Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker attempting to repeat The recovery drink on the Profilveggen / Profile wall at Jøssingfjord in Norway, freed in 2013 by Nicolas Favresse
From 10 to 19 July 2015, the Matterhorn, Valtournenche and Valle d'Aosta invite everyone to take part in the ten-day celebration of the 150th anniversary of the legendary first two ascents of the mountain. Mountaineering events and outdoor activities, mountain walks, theater, music, dance, cinema, theater and literature events have been organised to celebrate the great mountain , the epic achievements of its cavaliers Jean-Antoine Carrel and Edward Whymper, and all those who followed in their footsteps to make the Matterhorn and alpinism legendary.
Today Google released a Street View version of The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite along with climbers Tommy Caldwell, Alex Honnold and Lynn Hill.
Watch Aaron Durogati, the paragliding world champion, in training for the world's most spectacular adventure race: Red Bull X-Alps 2015. Over 1000km on foot or by paraglider, taking off on 5 July at Salzburg in Austriand landing in the Principality of Monaco.
German mountaineer Michael Wohlleben has been forced to pull out of #82SUMMITS, the project to climb all 82 4000m summits in the Alps in 80 days. Swiss climber Ueli Steck will continue climbing alone.
The Cordillera Huayhuash mountain range and Peru seen through the eyes of Lukasz Warzecha.
At Ceuse in France Stefano Ghisolfi has repeated Biographie 9a+
American climbers Mason Earle and Brad Gobright have made the first free ascent of The Heart Route, the big wall on El Capitan, Yosemite, first climbed by Chuck Kroger and Scott Davis in 1970.
The short film documenting the first ascent of “New Dog, Old Tricks, a big wall climbed in May 2014 by Mike Libecki and Jonas Haag.
From 12 - 14 June 2015 the 4th Arcteryx Alpine Academy took place at Chamonix. 340 participants from 25 countries took part in the event aimed at teaching mountain safety and improving mountain skills on Mont Blanc.
Preparations are in full swing a unique adventure race: watch Aaron Durogati, the only Italian taking part in Red Bull X-Alps 2015, the world’s most spectacular flight competition across the Alps.
Aerial footage of the Argentière glacier taken last week by Yannick Boissenot.
Austrian climber Angela Eiter reports about her recent trips to Greece where, close to Leonidio, she and her partner Bernie Ruech developed Nifada. The new crag currently hosts 14 routes up to 8c+.
A short video of British alpinists Jon Griffith and Will Sim making the the first ascent of Bad to the Bone up the NW Face of Mt Deborah in Alaska.
In April 2015 the Iranian climbers Hassan Gerami, Hamid Reza Shafaghi and Farshad Mijoji made the first ascent of The Change Experience (8b, A2 442m), a new multi-pitch rock climb up the Karambony tower (Ecole) located in the Tsaranoro massif, Madagascar.
The video of American rock climber Chris Sharma climbing a giant redwood tree in the Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California, USA.
From 2 to 3 June 2015 Paolo Baroldi, Francesco Salvaterra and Alessio Tait made the first ascent of a new rock climb up the East Face of Monte Bianco di Presanella. The new route is called Il Male di Vivere (300m , 45° M 7a+ (VIII+) R3), has been described as “a difficult climb in a severe setting”, and crosses Gian Gian, the route put up in 1977 by Urbano Dell'Eva and Ivan Bertinotti.