At the Buttermilks bouldering area close to Bishop, USA, Sachi Amma has climbed Mandala sit down start V14/8B+
38-year-old Basque sports climber Iker Pou has onsighted his first 8c, Guiris Go Home 8c at Maiorca in Spain.
British mountaineer Tom Ballard reports about his recent ascent of the Eiger that crowned his Starlight and Storm project to climb the six great North Faces of the Alps in winter, alone and in just one season: Cima Grande di Lavaredo, Pizzo Badile, Matterhorn, Grandes Jorasses, Petit Dru and the Eiger.
Italian climber Stefano Carnati has set a new Guinness World Record by climbing a 15m roof, graded 7c, in just 62 seconds.
Ivo Ferrari and the story of a peg, about truth and memories.
British alpinists Matt Helliker and Jon Bracey have climbed Zephyr, a possible new mixed climb up the East Face of Mt. Maudit in the Mont Blanc Massif.
13-year-old American climber Ashima Shiraishi has climbed Ciudad de Dios at Santa Linya in Spain. This is her second 9a/+ in less than a week.
Austrian climbers Hansjörg Auer and Much Mayr have made the first ascent of Le Petit Prince (8a, 400m) up the West Face of Capu Cascioni in Corsica
Maurizio Oviglia introduces the stunning sea crag Cala Usai to Villasimìus in southern Sardinia. New routes have been added while old routes have been rebolted, and the sea cliff now hosts nearly 40 routes from 4c to 8a.
At Kanoto in Japan Alexander Megos has climbed the boulder problem Kanoto, originally graded 8C, in under two hours.
Interview with Aaron Durogati, the winner of the World Cup 2012, one of 33 athletes (and only Italian) who will take part in the Red Bull X-Alps 2015, the world's most spectacular adventure race that begins on 5 July and crosses 6 different countries and 1000km course on foot or by paraglider.
Norwegian climber Magnus Midtboe has redpointed Papichulo 9a+ at Oliana, Spain.
The 19th March marks the start of the online competition “get vertical”, where Salewa, the brand leader in mountaineering clothing and equipment, will offer 100 lucky winners the chance to enjoy a vertical adventure amidst the mountains of the Alps or in Australia. Those who wish to climb high, readjust their outlook, challenge themselves and feel at one with the grandeur of the mountains, must visit the microsite, getvertical.salewa.com.
American sports climber Jonathan Siegrist has repeated La Rambla 9a+ at Siurana in Spain.
In early March 2015 Austrian alpinists Hansjörg Auer and Gerhard Fiegl made the first ascent of Elfenbein, a new mixed climb in the Ötztal.
On 5 July the Red Bull X-Alps 2015 gets underway, the world's most spectacular adventure race across 6 different countries and via a 1000km course on foot or by paraglider.
With his ascent of the Eiger yesterday, Tom Ballard has now completed his Starlight and Storm project to climb the six great North Faces of the Alps in winter, alone and in just one season: Cima Grande di Lavaredo, Pizzo Badile, Matterhorn, Grandes Jorasses, Petit Dru and the Eiger.
Francesco Salvaterra reports about the winter ascent, carried out together with Marcello Cominetti, of Hrushka up the East Face of Mur de Pisciadù, Sella, Dolomites, Italy
At Santa Linya in Spain the 13-year-old American climber Ashima Shiraishi has climbed Open Your Mind direct 9a/9a+
On 18/02/2015 British alpinists Jon Bracey and Matt Helliker climbed Mastabas (M7, 250m), a possible new route up the NE Face of the Pyramide du Tacul in the Mont Blanc massif.