The video of the first ascent of K6 Central (7155m) nel Karakorum, Pakistan, carried out on 9 October 2020 by American climbers Jeff and Priti Wright.
On 9 May 2021 the three mountain guides Paul Bonhomme, Vivian Bruchez and Gilles Sierro completed the first ski descent of the SW Face of Bietschorn in Valais, Switzerland
The video of Sébastien Bouin at Eaux Claires repeating Hugh the first 9a in France put up by Fred Rouhling in 1993.
While Reinhold Messner and Diane Schumacher have announced their wedding, the historic owners of Grivel, Betta and Gioachino Gobbi, got married on May 8 2021.
On 10 May Andrzej Bargiel and Jędrek Baranowski climbed Laila Peak (6096m) in the Karakorum, Pakistan. Starting from about 150m below the summit, the two Polish mountaineers then descended on skis.
Luka Lindič reports about the first ascent, carried out with Ines Papert, of Heart of Stone on Mount Huntington’s West face, Central Denali Range, Alaska in April 2021.
American rock climber Brittany Goris has made a rare free ascent of the Salathé Wall on El Capitan.
At Andonno in Italy 24-year-old climber Claudia Ghisolfi has repeated Noia, the legendary 8c+ established in 1993 by Severino Scassa.
Two days ago at Andonno in Italy 27-year-old Marcello Bombardi made the third ascent of Lapsus, after Stefano Ghisolfi and Adam Ondra.
On 04/05/2021 the French mountain guide Paul Bonhomme made the first ski descent of the the West Face of Mont Pouzenc (Embrunais, France).
Rolando Larcher introduces the splendid crag La Severina close to Palinuro in Campania, Italy. A '40m high overhanging forest of stalactites' developed between 2019 and 2020 that currently boasts 20 routes between 6b and 8c.
On 30 April Andrzej Bargiel made the first ascent Yawash Sar II (6178m) in the Karakorum, Pakistan. Having reached the summit via the west face, the Polish mountaineer then made the mountain’s first ski descent.
Ines Papert from Germany and Luka Lindič from Slovenia have established Heart of Stone, a new mixed climb up the west face of Mt. Huntington (3731m) in Alaska.
Watch Stefano Ghisolfi make the first repeat of The Ring of Life, the 9a/+ freed by Silvio Reffo in 2014 and the most difficult climb at at Covolo, Italy.
Interview with mountain guide Hermann Comploj who on 24/03/2021 made the first ski descent of the North Couloir on Col Turont (2419m) in Langental / Vallunga, Dolomites, Italy.
An ordinary day of Belgian climber Nicolas Favresse, for the last 20 years one of the driving forces in the climbing world, seen through the eyes of Jan Novak.
On the east face of Monte Colodri in Arco (Sarca Valley, Italy) Alessandro Beber and Matteo Pavana have established the multi-pitch rock climb Opera Buffa (270m, 7c+). Beber reports.
The first ascent video of Can you hear me? on Cima Scotoni in the Dolomites, the 550m multi-pitch first ascended rope solo by Simon Gietl in memory of his friend Gerhard Fiegl.
After the magnificent limestone crags at Finale Ligure, the second stage of the Petzl Legend Tour Italy stops off at Sperlonga, the hotspot for sport climbing development in Central Italy during the 1980’s.
The report by Andrea Cozzini and Claudio Lanzafame who on 13 March 2021 in the Brenta Dolomites made what is likely to be the first complete ski descent of Cima Margherita face and the Merzbacher gully.