25/09/2023 - AlpinismVascello Fantasma added to remote Valle del Ferro (Val Masino), Italy
On 6 August 2023 on Pera del Ferro in Valle del Ferro (Val Masino, Italy) Matteo Bedendo and Lorenzo Casolini made the first ascent of 'Vascello Fantasma’, Ghost Ship. This route is 'Recommended for those who love climbing in remote...
24/09/2023 - AlpinismWatch Filip Babicz complete 49 minute Speed Solo on Grand Capucin
On 23/09/2022 Filip Babicz climbed Grand Capucin in the Mont Blanc massif in just 49 minutes solo and without a rope via the Swiss Route and O Sole Mio exit.
22/09/2023 - AlpinismPiolets d'Or 2023 announces list of Significant Ascents
The organisers of the Piolet d’Or mountaineering award have published the complete list of most significant and innovative climbs carried out in 2022. The honoured ascents will receive the 2023 Piolets d'Or award during the celebration in Briançon, France, from...
20/09/2023 - ClimbingJakob Schubert frees Project Big, the king line of Flatanger
Austrian climber Jakob Schubert has made the first ascent of Project Big at Flatanger. Bolted by Adam Ondra in 2013, the line was defined by the Czech climber as 'the true king line of the cave.'
19/09/2023 - EventsAndrea Lanfri receives Cala Cimenti Award 2023
At the Frasassi Climbing Festival the 2023 Cala Cimenti Award was handed to Italian mountaineer Andrea Lanfri by Erika Siffredi. 'For his life story, his Strength, his Courage, his commitment Over All Limits. Living testimony of Cala and his values.'
18/09/2023 - AlpinismRanrapalca NW Face climbed in Peru by Pou brothers & Micher Quito
In August 2023 the virgin NW Face of Ranrapalca in the Cordillera Blanca of Peru was been climbed alpine style by Iker Pou, Eneko Pou and Micher Quito via their 'Ya Pe' Cholo' (6b/80°/1,200m).
16/09/2023 - CompetitionsAleksandra Miroslaw, Bassa Mawem qualify for Speed Climbing at Paris 2024 Olympic Games
Yesterday at the IFSC Speed European Qualifier in Rome, Italy, Aleksandra Miroslaw from Poland and Bassa Mawem from France secured Speed Climbing spots at the Olympic Games Paris 2024. In the qualifiers Miroslaw set a new world record by stopping...
15/09/2023 - CompetitionsEuropean Speed Olympic Qualification today in Rome
One of the most ancient cities in the world, with a history that spans 28 centuries, is about to award two Olympic tickets in the fastest medal event of the Paris 2024 programme.
14/09/2023 - AlpinismGreenland 2023: ambitious Mirror Wall attempt abandoned by Cookson, Ditto, Favresse, Villanueva
Franco Cookson, Ben Ditto, Nico Favresse and Sean Villanueva have attempted to forge a new big wall climb on the Mirror Wall in Greenland. As usual the group sailed from Scotland to Greenland. Favresse reports
14/09/2023 - AlpinismJakob Schubert attempts 'Project Big' at Flatanger live on youtube
Watch Austrian climber Jakob Schubert attempt 'Project Big' at Flatanger in Norway live on youtube today at 17:30.
13/09/2023 - ClimbingAlessandro Zeni wires 'Wu Wei,' 9a multipitch in Val Nuvola established with Riccardo Scarian
On 16 August 2023 Italian climber Ale Zeni made the first free ascent of 'Wu Wei,' a 5-pitch route on the SW Face of Picco delle Aquile, Monte Coppolo (Val Nuvola, Vette Feltrine) that features difficulties up to 9a. If...
12/09/2023 - ClimbingMatilda Söderlund nails Niemisis (9a) at Niemisel in Sweden
Swedish climber Matilda Söderlund has made the second ascent of Niemisis at Niemisel, which she believes could be graded 9a.
08/09/2023 - AlpinismNew Qualido climb in Val di Mello (Val Masino, Italy)
On the ENE face of Qualido in Val di Mello (Val Masino) Michele Cisana, Alessio Guzzetti, Paolo De Nuccio and Andrea Mastellaro made the first ascent of 'Impressioni di Settembre'. The 500 meter route breaches difficulties up to 6c+ (6b+...
07/09/2023 - AlpinismVia Bolago established on Quarto Campanile degli Armi in Brenta Dolomites
The report by Daniele Bolognani who with Davide Dallago made the first ascent of via Bolago (VII, 200m) on the east face of Quarto Campanile degli Armi in the Brenta Dolomites
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