At 15.00 on 22/05 Hans Kammerlander and Karl Unterkircher made the first ascent of the south Face of Jasemba (7350m, Nepal).
21/05 Interview with Nives Meroi from Everest Advanced Base Camp after having reached the summit of her tenth 8000m peak.
Melloblocco continues to be a great success. On Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 May more than 1000 boulderers gathered in Val di Mello for the 4th edition of the Melloblocco, the international bouldering meet organised by the Val Masino town council. As always, plenty of climbing, bouldering, parties, chance encounters and fun and games.
On 28/04/2007 Kilian Fischhuber from Austria and Olga Shalagina from the Ukraine won the third stage of the IFSC Bouldering World Cup 2007.
On 31/03/2007 the Ukrainians Mykhaylo Shalagin and Olga Shalagina won the first stage of the IFSC World Cup Boulder at Erlangen, Germany.
David Lama from Austria and Juliette Danion from France have won the European Bouldering Championship 2007, held in Birmingham (UK) last weekend. This is Lama's second big title: in 2006 he was crowned European Difficulty Champion.
Riccarda de Eccher's exhibition "Watercolor, Pastel"is on show in Cortina at the "libreria Sovilla" until 15 April 2007
On 26 January 2007 Marko Prezelj and Boris Lorencic from Slovenia were awarded the "Golden ice axe" for their new route on Chomo Lhari. Pavle Kozjek was awarded the Spectators Choice for his new route climbed solo up Cho Oyu. This was the 16th edition of the mountaineering award, created by the French Montagnes magazine, to honour the best mountaineering achievement of the previous year.
Patxi Usobiaga and Angela Eiter win the Climbing World Cup Lead 2006. David Lama and Maja Vidmar win final stage in Kranj.
The first edition of the Arco Rock Legends held in Arco (Trentino, N. Italy) went to Josune Bereziartu from Spain (Salewa Rock Award) and Angela Eiter from Austria (La Sportiva Competition Award).
on 20/05/06 David Lama and Angela Eiter from Austria won the second stage of Lead World Cup in Dresden. The final was called off due to storms.
Male qualification: Fischhuber ahead of Julien, Meyer and the maginficent Calibani and Ghidini.
Stories, facts and adventures directly from the third edition of the Melloblocco, the largest international bouldering meeting which took place in Valle di Mello on 6 - 7 May, organised by the Lombardy Mountain Guides. Special gallery by Giulio Malfer.
On 29/05 Flavio Crespi and Angela Eiter won the first stage of the World Cup Lead in Puurs (BEL). 16 year old David Lama placed 2nd at his debut performance.
The O'Neill Xtreme 2006 took place in Verbier, Switzerland, from 17 - 19 March and was won by Sweden's Kaj Zackrisson and Italy's Giulia Monego.
On 10/02 in Grenoble the golden ice axe, the mountaineering oscar 2005, was awarded to Steve House and Vincent Anderson for their new route up the Rupal Face on Nanga Parbat.
On 3/02/2006 Maurizio "Manolo" Zanolla and Riccardo "Sky" Scarian repeated Bain de Sang, 9a first ascended by Fred Nicole at Saint Loup, Switzerland.
The six candidates for the prestigious Piolet d'or, promoted by the French Montagnes Magazine and awarded in Grenoble, France on 10 February.
20/11 Historic Italian victory in Kranj: Flavio Crespi is the first Italian to win the Climbin World Cup Lead. The Women's World Cup was won by Angela Eiter from Austria.
The penultimate round of the World Cup Lead 2005 was won in Valence, France by Jorg Verhoeven and Angela Eiter.