Italian alpinist Nicola Tondini remembers Hansjörg Auer, the great Austrian mountaineer who died last week in an avalanche in Canada, along with David Lama and Jess Roskelley.
Brazilian climber Felipe Camargo has made the third ascent of El Bon Combat at Cova de Ocell in Spain after Chris Sharma and Jakob Schubert.
Hansjörg Auer, David Lama, Jess Roskelley have perished while climbing Howse Peak, a difficult and remote mountain in the Canadian Rockies. Initially reported as missing, their deaths have been confirmed by the parents of David Lama and Jess Roskelley. The loss of this world class trio of alpinists is unfathomable.
The authorities at Parks Canada have issued a statement in which three mountaineers, presumed to be David Lama, Jess Roskelley and Hansjörg Auer, have died in an avalanche on Howse Peak in Canada.
According to the Austrian newspaper Tiroler Tageszeitung, Austrian alpinists David Lama and Hansjörg Auer are reported missing after an avalanche in the Rocky Mountains in Canada.
Tickets are running out for the Arcteryx Alpine Academy 2019, scheduled to take place from 4 to 7 July 2019 Chamonix, France. This unique event offers climbers of all abilities to learn more about climbing and alpinism directly on Mont Blanc.
A year of top level mountaineering and climbing by Austrian alpinist David Lama, which culminated in his solo first ascent of Lunag Ri in the Himalaya.
In January 2019 Francesco Fazzi and Matteo Pilon made the first ascent of La Piccola Sgualdrina (130m M8 WI5 III), a new mixed route up in Val Pramper, Dolomites, immediately next to the famous icefall Gran Dama. Fazzi, a mountain guide from Val di Zoldo, reports.
British rock climbers Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall have made the first ascent of Black Mamba, a 5.14b trad crack climb in The Canyonlands, USA.
Yesterday at Oliana in Spain French rock climber Seb Bouin made the first repeat of Mamichula, the 9b sports climbed first ascended in 2017 by Adam Ondra.
Melloblocco, the largest climbing meeting in the world that has taken place for 14 years in Val Masino - Val di Mello before going on tour to Cresciano in Switzerland, will not take place this May as per tradition.
The second stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2019 took place in Moscow, Russia, last weekend and was won by the Slovenian climbers Janja Garnbret and Jernej Kruder. The first stage of the Speed World Cup 2019 was won on Friday night by YiLing Song and Bassa Mawem.
The second stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2019 is taking place at Moscow in Russia. Live streaming from the semifinals at 10.00 and finals at 17:30. The first stage of the Speed World Cup 2019 was won on Friday night by YiLing Song and Bassa Mawem.
Swiss alpinists Dani Arnold and Martin Echser have made the first ascent of the 9-pitch mixed climb Uristier Schöllenen (WI6+/M8) in the Schöllenen Gorge, Switzerland.
The integral video of US climber Daniel Woods climbing his first 9b, La Capella at Siurana in Spain.
The 1985 film Cerro Torre Cumbre by Fulvio Mariani that documents the first solo ascent of Cerro Torre in Patagonia, carried out by Swiss alpinist Marco Pedrini on 26/11/1985 via the Cesare Maestri Compressor Route.
The trailer of Everest VR, the film by British mountaineer Jon Griffith that documents an attempt by Sherpa Tenji to climb Mt Everest without supplementary oxygen.
The international climbing photography contest Arco Rock Star has revealed the 10 PRO teams that will compete for the perfect photo from 10 to 12 May 2019 at Arco, Italy during the Adventure Awards Days festival. Registration is still open for the OPEN category
At Tetto di Sarre in Valle d’Aosta, Italy, Giuseppe Pippo Nolasco has repeated Ground Zero, his first 9a sports climb.
From 2 - 3 April 2019 Brette Harrington, Luka Lindič and Ines Papert made the first ascent of The Sound of Silence (1100m, M8 WI5) up Mount Fay in the Alberta Rockies, Canada. This is the first route to climb the entire East Face.