American climber Tommy Caldwell is the focus of the fourth episode of the Climbing Sparkling Moments podcast by La Sportiva.
Simon Messner and Philipp Prünster have made the first ascent of Sinnfresser, a new multi-pitch rock climb on Heiligkreuzkofel / Sass de la Crusc in the Dolomites.
Local climbers Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have launched a petition to save Lorünser Wändle, one of the most important crags in Vorarlberg, Austria currently at risk of being quarried.
There are 10 days left until the end of Dolorock, the climbing festival in the Höhlensteintal / Valle di Landro in the Dolomites.
The short film by Nicolò and Fulvio Mariani documenting the first free ascent of Leap of Faith on Poncione d’Alnasca in Switzerland, carried out by Matteo Della Bordella and Alessandro Zeni in autumn 2020.
12-year-old Italian climber Andrea Chelleris has redpointed his first 9a, Pure Dreaming at Massone, Arco.
Last night Stefano Ghisolfi from Italy and Eliška Adamovská from the Czech republic won the fourth stage of the Lead World Cup in Briançon in France.
Briançon in France is currently hosting the fourth stage of the Lead World Cup 2021. Stefano Ghisolfi and Natalia Grossman currently lead the provisional ranking. The finals begin this evening at 19:30.
The Italian mountaineering community is in mourning: Lorenzo Scandroglio, a well-known mountain journalist, writer and translator, mountain hut warden, mountaineer and member of the Italian mountain rescue team, passed away at the age of 52.
The penultimate stage of the Lead World Cup 2021 was won on Tuesday night by Laura Rogora from Italy and Sean Bailey from the USA in Chamonix in France. Stefano Ghisolfi placed a wonderful second, together with America’s Natalia Grossman. Aleksandra Totkova from Bulgaria and Martin Stranik from the Czech Republic won bronze.
52-year-old climber Alfredo Webber has made his dream com true by repeating Pure Dreaming, the 9a he bolted a few years ago at Massone above Arco, Italy.
German climbers Stefan Glowacz and Philipp Hans have made the first ascent of Wallride Vol. 1, a new route up Croda Bianca (2841m) in the Marmarole group, Dolomites as part of their Wallride project.
Live streaming today from the penultimate stage of the Lead World Cup 2021. The semi-Finals take place at 19:30 today, followed by the finals tomorrow at 20:30.
French rock climber Patrick Edlinger is the protagonist of the second episode of the La Sportiva Climbing Sparkling Moments.
The film WoGü by Mathieu Rivoire, featuring Nina Caprez and Cédric Lachat on the legendary Beat Kammerlander multipitch WoGü in the Rätikon in Switzerland.
Jaume Peiró and Álex González have completed the first ascent of Big Fighter (8a+? (6c/A2), 750m), on the Northern arete of Chaupi Huanca in the Cordillera Blanca in Peru.
On 13/06/2021 the brothers Simon and Manuel Gietl established a new rock climb on the north face of Paresberg / Cima Pares in Rautal / Val di Rudo, a side valley of Val Badia in the Italian Dolomites. Simon Gietl reports.
In the run-up to the Tokyo Olympics, La Sportiva launches Climbing Sparkling Moments, the first weekly storytelling podcast that talks about the game-changer moments of the history of climbing. Episode #1 features the very first international sport climbing competition in Bardonecchia in 1985, and the famous splits carried out by the rising star Stefan Glowacz.
The second stage of the Lead World Cup 2021 is currently being held at Villars in Switzerland. The Semifinals take place at 10:00 today, and are followed by the Finals at 20:00. The second stage of the Speed World Cup was won last night by Ekaterina Barashchu and Veddriq Leonardo.
Watch Marco and Andrea Zanone attempting Terminator, the famous sport climb freed by Manolo at Totoga in 1985 in the first episode of Lines Of Legends directed by Yuri Palma.