At Narango above Lake Garda close to Arco, Italy, Camilla Bendazzoli has redpointed Cinque Uve. This is her first 8c sports climb.
The second stage of the Lead World Cup 2019 was won in Chamonix on Saturday night by 15-year-old Chaehyun Seo and Adam Ondra. The Speed World Cup stage was won by YiLing Song and Alfian Muhammad.
Videos and memories of the La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail race, the legendary trail running competition that took place around the Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites at the end of June and was won by Tim Tollefson and Kathrin Götz.
Spaniard Jorge Díaz-Rullo has repeated Biographie, the 9a+ at Ceuse freed by Chris Sharma in 2001 and recognised as a benchmark for its grade
Live streaming today from Chamonix, France, from the second stage of the Lead World Cup 2019. At 10 am the semi-finals, at 20.30 pm the finals. The Speed World Cup stage was won by YiLing Song and Alfian Muhammad.
German rock climber Robert Leistner has made the first free ascent of Vertreibung der letzten Idealisten up the Nonnengärtner tower in the Elbsandstein massif in Germany. Graded 12a, or French 8c, this is now the most difficult climb in the German part of the Elbsandsteingebirge. What makes this climb remarkable is that is was first ascended and freed, as per tradition, ground-up, past long runouts between the ring bolts and without chalk.
Francesco Salvaterra and Nicola Castagna have made the first ascent of Via Greta, a new multi-pitch rock climb up the South Face of Cima Grostè in the Brenta Dolomites.
The video of Janja Garnbret competing in the Semifinal of the first stage of the Lead World Cup 2019 at Villars in Switzerland and climbing without a chalk bag. Her ascent is compared to that of 15-year-old Chaehyun Seo who placed second.
Denis Trento reports about a fast ascent of Aiguille Noire de Peuterey carried out by Marco Farina and Gabriele Carrara combined, the next day with Trento himself, with the Via Bonatti - Oggioni up the Pilier Rouge du Brouillard and the summit of Mont Blanc.
The video analysis by Adam Ondra of his Silence at Flatanger in Norway, the most difficult sport climb in the world.
On Saturday evening Janja Garnbret from Slovenia and Sascha Lehmann from Switzerland won the first stage of the Lead World Cup 2019 at Villars in Switzerland. The fourth stage of the Speed World Cup was won by Anouck Jaubert and Aleksandr Shikov.
The video of Italy's Stefano Ghisolfi repeating Perfecto Mundo, the 9b+ at Margalef in Spain he repeated on 7 December 2018 considered one of the most difficult sport climbs in the world.
Last week Austrian mountaineer Max Berger summited Broad Peak (8047m) and then paraglided from Camp 3 at 7100 meters. He now plans to climb and fly K2, the second highest mountain in the world.
Ivo Ferrari remembers Marco Anghileri, his friend and mountaineer from Lecco.
The first stage of the Climbing Lead World Cup 2019 began yesterday at Villars, Switzerland and continue today, with live streaming at 10 am from the semi-finals and at 20.00 from the finals. The fourth stage of the Speed World Cup was won by Anouck Jaubert and Aleksandr Shikov
58 ascents carried out in 2018 have been included in the Big list, from which winners will be selected for the Piolets d’Or , the prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated from 19 - 22 September 2019 during the Ladek Mountain Festival in Poland. The jury is comprised of: Sandy Allan, Kazu Amano, Valeri Babanov, Jordi Corominas, Fred Degoulet, Ines Papert, Andrej Štremfelj.
The South Tyrolean mountaineer Simon Messner has made a solo ascent of Toshe III, a 6,200m mountain in Pakistan that had never been climbed before, known locally as Geshot Peak.
Swiss climber Cédric Lachat has repeated Yeah Man, a difficult multi-pitch route up Gran Pfad summit in the Gastlosen mountain range in Switzerland.
Mountaineering on Mont Blanc and a stone's throw from the Torino refuge: Aosta mountain guide Ezio Marlier introduces two new mixed climb on Grand Flambeau, Koala Pirla and La Vie in Rosa.
24-year-old Italian climber Giacomo Meliffi reports about his ascent of Der Ungeheuer sei Mutter, a difficult and particular trad climb in the Frankenjura, Germany, made famous by Sean Villanueva.