Innsbruck, Austria, is currently hosting the first stage of the Lead World Cup 2022. The Qualifications are streamed live on facebook.
Patricia Pineda and Pere Rullan won the Cortina Trail 2022, the second event of the 2022 edition of La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail by UTMB.
On 10/06/2022 on north face of Ranrapalca 6162m in Peru the Italian mountaineers Thomas Gianola, Alessio Miori and Giovanni Zaccaria established a new mixed route alpine style. 'Mucha Banana', is 600m high with difficulties estimated at 80°, AI3+, M5.
After 20 km and 1000m elevation gain Italy's Alice Gaggi and Spain's Alex Garcia Carrillo won the Cortina Skyrace 2022. Today it's time for the Cortina Trail and the main event, the La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail by UTMB 2022.
Siula Grande in Peru the new objective for Matteo Della Bordella and Italian High Mountain Military Corps
Elite Italian High Mountain Military Corps alpinists Matteo Della Bordella, Alessandro Zeni, Marco Majori, Filip Babicz and Stefano Cordaro have set off on an expedition to Peru where they will attempt a new route up the east face of Siula Grande.
Wildfires raging across Spain have also burnt beneath Oliana, one of the most famous crags in the world.
Innsbruck in Austria is currently hosting the sixth stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2022. The Qualifications are streamed live.
America's Anna Hazlett, aka. Anna Hazelnutt, has made the first female ascent of The Walk of Life, an extremely bold E9 6c at Dyer's Lookout, UK.
The video by Brette Harrington documenting the first ascent of Marc-Andrés Vision, a climb on Torre Egger in Patagonia imagined by Marc-André Leclerc and completed in 2020 by Harrington, Quentin Roberts and Horacio Gratton.
Federica Mingolla reports about her Thursday 16 June ascent, belayed by Niccolò Bartoli, of Bellavista on Cima Ovest di Lavaredo (Dolomites), first ascended by Alexander Huber in 1999. Mingolla and Bartoli descended from where the route joins the classic Cassin due to poor conditions
The video of the Georgian expedition comprised of Archil Badriashvili, Baqar Gelashvili and Giorgi Tepnadze who in 2021 completed the first ascent of the NW summit of Saraghrar and the third ascent of Languta-e-Barfi in the Rosh Gol valley in Pakistan.
The BBC reports that the government of Nepal is considering plans to move Everest Base Camp off the retreating Khumbu glacier due to global warming
On 20 April 2022 American rock climber Dave Graham made the first ascent of the 8C+ boulder Euclase in Valle Bavona, Switzerland, describing the problem as 'one of the hardest lines I have climbed to date.'
British mountaineers Mark Thomas and Mike Turner have made the first ascent of Thunderstruck on the East Face of Kichatna Spire in Alaska. The stunning 1200m big wall was established after 12 days of hard and bold climbing.
Last summer Austrian climbers Benedikt Hiebl and Barbara Vigl made the first ascent of Erebor, an 11-pitch climb on the SE Face of Arnplattenspitze (2171m) in the Wetterstein massif. Vigl reports
The video of the third ascent of Lexicon at Pavey Ark in England, carried out by Scottish climber Dave MacLeod in March 2022. graded E11, this is one of the hardest trad climbs in the UK.
The video of the first ascent of Pungitopo 8c+/9a at Red Poiunt Wall in Valle di Laghel above the town of Arco, Italy.
Italian mountaineer Tomas Franchini reports about the first ascent of the virgin Shaue Sar (6653m) in Karakorum, Pakistan, first ascended on 27/05/2022 with Philipp Brugger and Lukas Waldner. Franchini also soloed the unclimbed peaks Gypsy Sar (5810m) and Croz von Zartgurben (4650m).
Yannick Flohé claimed his first World Cup podium last night after winning the fifth stage of the Boulder World Cup 2022 at Brixen, Italy. The German beat Britain’s Maximillian Milne and Japan’s Tomoa Narasaki.
Live steaming from Brixen - Bressanone, Italy, of the Men's Finals of the fifth stage of the Boulder World Cup 2022.