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Rock Junior: the great game of climbing
08/06/2009 - Events
Rock Junior: the great game of climbing
The 8th Rock Junior in Arco was a triumph of the game of climbing. Once again this is an unmissable event for youth climbing and for the hundreds of youngsters who, with their parents, assaulted the Climbing Stadium.
Bullock and Brodie establish new route at Mont Saxonnex, France.
01/01/2009 - Alpinism
Bullock and Brodie establish new route at Mont Saxonnex, France.
In mid December the British climbers Nick Bullock and Neil Brodie established 'Who needs sex, we get hotaches' WI6 100m at Mont Saxonnex, France.
Barbara Raudner 8c hattrick
28/11/2008 - Climbing
Barbara Raudner 8c hattrick
Barbara Raudner has climbed Doubleoverhead 8c at the Adlitzgräben in Austria.
James Pearson climbing interview
18/08/2008 - Climbing
James Pearson climbing interview
Interview with the English climber James Pearson, the man responsible for some of the hardest pyscholgical outings on gritstone and flashes of Font 8b boulder problems.
K2: Marco Confortola towards C1
04/08/2008 - Alpinism
K2: Marco Confortola towards C1
Marco Confortola is currently descending to Camp 1 at 5900m in the company of an American mountaineer and a high altitude porter.
Broad Peak new route by Valery Babanov and Victor Afanasiev
27/07/2008 - Alpinism
Broad Peak new route by Valery Babanov and Victor Afanasiev
On 17/07/2008 the Russians Valery Babanov and Victor Afanasiev reached the summit of Broad Peak (8047m) after having climbed a new route up the northwest face of the 12th highest mountain in the world.
Trad Master first free ascent in Finland
09/07/2008 - Climbing
Trad Master first free ascent in Finland
At the start of June 31 year old Perttu Ollila made the first ascent of "Trad Master" at Pärkänvuori, describing it as "the best and hardest dihedral in Finland."
Barbara Zangerl climbs Pura Vida at Magic Wood
26/05/2008 - Climbing
Barbara Zangerl climbs Pura Vida at Magic Wood
At the start of May Barbara Zangerl sent Pura Vida, the boulder problem located in Switzerland's Magic Wood graded Fb8a+/8b.
Dhaulagiri success for Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner, Edurne Pasabán and Ivan Vallejo
05/05/2008 - Alpinism
Dhaulagiri success for Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner, Edurne Pasabán and Ivan Vallejo
On 01/05/2008 Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner from Austria and Edurne Pasabán from Spain both summited Dhaulagiri (8167m), their 11th and 10th 8000m peak respectively. Ivan Vallejo from Ecuador topped out the same day, completing his collection of all 14 8000m peaks.
David Lama and Anna Stöhr win Reunion 2nd stage of Bouldering World Cup 2008
03/05/2008 - Competitions
David Lama and Anna Stöhr win Reunion 2nd stage of Bouldering World Cup 2008
David Lama and Anna Stöhr have won the second stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2008 on the Reunion Island.
Tengkangpoche North Face first ascent by Steck and Anthamatten
01/05/2008 - Alpinism
Tengkangpoche North Face first ascent by Steck and Anthamatten
Ueli Steck and Simon Anthamatten have made the first ascent of the N Face of Tengkangpoche (Teng Kang Poche) via their route Schachmatt (2000m, VI/85° ice, M7+/6 A0).
Erto Sogni di Gloria climbed by Andrea Polo
26/04/2008 - Climbing
Erto Sogni di Gloria climbed by Andrea Polo
On 22/04/08 Andrea Polo made a rare repeat of "Sogni di Gloria" 8b+/c at Erto, Italy.
Barbara Raudner at Misja Pec and the Hirschwänden
25/04/2008 - Climbing
Barbara Raudner at Misja Pec and the Hirschwänden
At Misja Pec (Slovenia) Barbara Raudner redpointed Mrtvaski ples 8b, while at the Hirschwänden (Austria) she sent Das Ding Fb7c+
Fischhuber and Stöhr win Bouldering World Cup 1st stage in Hall
24/04/2008 - Competitions
Fischhuber and Stöhr win Bouldering World Cup 1st stage in Hall
The first stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2008 took place in Hall, Austria, last weekend and was won by Kilian Fischhuber and Anna Stöhr.
Oman climbing: Auer and Ötztal team establish new routes on Jebel Misht
02/02/2008 - Climbing
Oman climbing: Auer and Ötztal team establish new routes on Jebel Misht
An Austrian team comprised of Hansjörg Auer, Thomas Schreiber and friends have made numerous first ascents in Oman, including the 8b multi-pitch 'Al Hamar' in the Jabel Sham Canyon.
Jenny Lavarda and Markus Bendler win big in Daone
21/01/2007 - Competitions
Jenny Lavarda and Markus Bendler win big in Daone
In a thrilling final Jenny Lavarda and Markus Bendler have won the first stage of the Ice Climbing World Cup 2007 in Valle di Daone, Italy.

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