French alpinist Symon Welfringer has repeated numerous hard multi-pitch rock climbs in the Bavella massif of Corsica, including single-day ascents of Delicatessen, Ro.Ma, Parfum de Violence and La Baraka.
Scottish climber William Bosi has repeated Northern Lights 9a at Kilnsey, England.
Vibram XS Eco is the new green climbing shoe rubber which from today until the 25th of June main feature of the Vibram Sole Factor Mobile Lab. A limited number of climbers, by registering on the Vibram Testerplace platform, will receive a free customisation of their climbing shoes and become real 'testers' of the new climbing sole.
At the end of May Florian Cappello and Roland Stricker skied a new line down the North Face of Tschenglser Hochwand / Croda di Cengles in the Ortler - Cevedale range, Italy.
Interview with 28-year-old Canadian rock climber Bronwyn Hodgins who this spring made a free ascent of the 5.13a big wall Golden Gate on El Capitan in Yosemite.
Watch Italian climber Stefano Ghisolfi at Céüse in France making his first attempts on Bibliographie, the second 9c in the world established in 2020 by Alex Megos.
British rock climber James Taylor has made the first ascent of Prisoners of the Sun, an impressively difficult and dangerous E10 7a trad climb at Rhoscolyn on Holy Island, Anglesey, Wales.
Massone, Nago, Belvedere, Spiaggia delle Lucertole and Calvario: five crags you must visit to savour the best sport climbing around Arco and Lake Garda. This is the first article in a series made with Vibram, to celebrate climbing yesterday, today and tomorrow as part of its 'Learn to Climb with Vibram' project.
Across the La Leze arch in Spain Basque rock climbers Iker and Eneko Pou have made the first free ascent of the spectacular multipitch Jon, first ascended by Rafael Heras and José Otxoa de Eribe in 1992.
The Dolorock Climbing Festival is back and for the eighth edition of the Dolomites climbing festival the organisers have devised a new formula: the meeting no longer takes place on a specific day, but climbing in the Höhlensteintal / Landro Valley can be carried out throughout July.
Czech alpinist Márek Holeček reports about Heavenly Trap, the new route climbed alpine style over 10 days up the West Face of Baruntse (7129m) in Nepal together with Radoslav Groh.
On 4 May 2021 Swiss mountain guide Jonas Schild repeated Bain de Sang, the classic 9a at Saint Loup in Switzerland first ascended by Fred Nicole in 1993.
This summer and autumn the picturesque Val Sapin above Courmayeur in Italy’s Aosta Valley hosts the third edition of Tiro Leader, a climbing challenge to free two difficult sport climbs at the historic crag La città di Uruk. The first to free the routes bolted by Federica Mingolla and Alberto Gnerro receive € 1,000 prize money. Furthermore, on 20 August Manolo will climb with children prior to his evening talk at the Jardin de l’Ange.
Reel Rock have released remastered footage of Margo Hayes climbing Biographie at Céüse in France in 2017
Alessandro Larcher reports about his greenpoint ascent of Bombo Balla at Bus de Vela above Trento, Italy. Put in other words, the Italian rock climber repeated the 8b+ sport climb in October 2020 skipping the bolts and as a trad climb.
At Gravere in Piedmont, Italy, Claudia Ghisolfi and Giorgio Tomatis have both redpointed L'extrema cura plus 8c+. Tomatis also managed to flash the 8c Extrema cura.
Russian rock climber Dinara Fakhritdinova has repeated Max Factor, 9a at Bakhchisaray in Crimea. In doing so she has become the first Russian woman to climb 9a.
French alpinists Paul Bonhomme and Vivian Bruchez have skied the SW Face of Täschorn (4491m) in Switzerland. The new line is likely to be the first descent of this imposing face.
The video of Caroline Ciavaldini and James Pearson tackling their biggest adventure of all: parenthood.
Czech climbers Márek Holeček and Radoslav Groh are safe and sound after having established a new climb on the NW Face of Baruntse (7129m) in Nepal. After climbing the route alpine style the two Czech mountaineers endured an epic, 80-hour descent.