Last night at Chamonix in France Stefano Ghisolfi won the second stage of the Lead World Cup 2018. The Italian was joined on the podium by Austria’s Jessica Pilz who celebrated her first Lead World stage victory.
The video of Lukas Irmler and Pablo Signoret walking across highline between two icefalls in France.
Live streaming today from Chamonix, France, from the second stage of the Lead World Cup 2018. At 10 am the semi-finals, at 20.30 pm the finals.
The first stage of the Lead World Cup 2018 was won last Saturday at Villars in Switzerland by Janja Garnbret and Jakob Schubert. The fourth stage of the Speed World Cup was won by Anouck Jaubert and Aleksandr Shikov.
Climbing alone on Saturday 30 June 2018, Enrico Paganin made what is likely to be a first ascent up the SW Face of Antelao in the Dolomites. An 'exploratory' climb that ‘doesn’t concentrate on the grade' and which, via a hidden series of diagonal ledges, enters into the heart of the large amphitheater to the right of the historic route established by J. S. Phillimore & Co in 1898.
32-year-old mountaineer Italian Maurizio Giordano from the Aosta Military Expedition perished while climbing Gasherbrum IV in Karakorum, Pakistan.
After unforeseen maintenance works the Aiguille du Midi cable car in the Mont Blanc massif has reopened once again.
British rock climber James Pearson reports about his repeat of El Ojo Critico, the difficult multi-pitch trad climb ascended in Spain’s Ordesa National Park by Josune Bereziartu and Rikar Otegi in 2007 and repeated previously only by Unai Mendia and Iker Madoz. Belayed by Caroline Ciavaldini, Pearson managed to onsight the difficult trad climb and, equally notable, the crossed the Pyrenees by mountain bike.
The first details from Hansjörg Auer about his solo first ascent of the West Face of Lupghar Sar West in the Karakorum, Pakistan.
Austrian alpinist Hansjörg Auer has made a solitary ascent of Lupghar Sar West, a 7181 meter peak in the Karakorum, Pakistan.
The Lead Climbing World Cup 2018 and the Speed World Cup got underway in Villars, Switzerland, yesterday. Live streaming today at 10.00 am today of the Semifinal, at 20.00 the finals.
Talented Greek climber Argyro Papathanasiou reports about the unique new climbing destination in Greece, the small island of Ikaria in the Aegean Sea.
At Acephale in Canada Adam Ondra has onsighted the 8c+ sports climb First Fligh
Sport climbing in Sardinia: two new sectors have been developed at Pedra Longa, financed by the Municipality of Baunei and bolted by Maurizio Oviglia and Gianluca Piras.
One of Poland’s strongest young climbers Piotr Schab has redpointed the 9a+ Biographie at Ceuse in France and made the onsight first ascent of Baby Boy, an 8c sports climb at Cuenca in Spain.
New rock climb up South Face of Cima Ovest, Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites, established by Hannes Pfeifhofer and Dietmar Niederbrunner.
From 13 to 15 July 2018 Passo di Monte Croce Carnico in the Carnic Alps, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy, will host the historic climbing meeting Arrampicarnia. The event will also celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first ascent of Crete delle Chianevate. Three days of rock climbing, encounters, courses, walks, activities for children and guided ascents up Via Grohmann and Via Normale.
90 years La Sportiva. The Mariacher, the violet climbing shoes by La Sportiva that represent an unconditional point of reference in the history of climbing. Not only sport climbing
The Old Man of Hoy in Scotland was climbed recently by eight-year-old Edward Mills. In becoming the youngest person to climb the iconic sea stack he importantly raised nearly €30,000 for Climbers Against Cancer.
Denis Trento reports about his fast ascent of the Innominata Ridge, carried out with Robert Antonioli in just 6 hours and 10 minutes. Although undoubtedly a fast ascent, the climb is interesting above all because, climbing as a roped team, they ascended with an increased safety margin