Interview with French photographer Alex Buisse about his Mont Blanc Lines climbing poster project.
Alpinists Corrado Korra Pesce and Will Sim have repeated Voie des Papas / Via Bonatti on the SW Pillar of Petit Dru in the Mont Blanc massif.
On 25/02/2021 South Tyrolean alpinist Simon Gietl completed a solo ascent of Mittelpfeiler / Pilastro di Mezzo on Heiligkreuzkofel / Sass dla Crusc in the Dolomites, via the Mariacher variation.
On 24/02/2021 the Italian mountaineers Matteo Della Bordella, Giacomo Mauri and Luca Schiera made the first ascent of Il Regalo di Berna, a new route on the South Face of the Grandes Jorasses dedicated to Matteo Bernasconi. Della Bordella reports.
The video of 25-year-old Italian climber Elias Iagnemma who on 13/02/2021 made only the fifth ascent of Gioia at Varazze, Italy.
British rock climber Tom Bolger is on a roll and has made the first ascent of Frenesí, a 9a/+ sport climb at Margalef in Spain.
On Saturday 13 February 2021 at Varazze in Italy 25-year-old Elias Iagnemma made only the fourth repeat of Christian Core's ace boulder problem Gioia.
Switzerland’s Nils Favre has made a swift repeat of Off The Wagon 8B+ in Valle Bavona.
Watch, this evening only, the film Cavalli Bardati, which documents the first ascent of the west face of Bhagirathi IV (6193m) in the Indian Himalaya carried out by Ragni di Lecco mountaineers Matteo Della Bordella, Luca Schiera and Matteo De Zaiacomo in September 2019,
French mountaineers Thomas Auvaro, Léo Billon, Jordi Noguere and Sébastien Ratel belonging to the Chamonix High Mountain Military Group are currently establishing a new route up the West Face of the Drus in the Mont Blanc massif. The climb is being broadcast in live streaming.
Interview with Simon Lorenzi after the first ascent of Soudain seul, ie the sit start to Big Island at Fontainebleau in France, which the Belgian rock climber has graded 9A.
The video of Tom Randall making the first ascent of Bassline, the longest bridge roof crack in the UK.
Interview with Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll after the Fitz Roy Traverse in Patagonia, carried out solo from 5 to 10 February and christened the Moonwalk Traverse by the Belgian mountaineer. This is only the second time that the iconic skyline of Patagonia has been climbed in its entirety in a single push, and the first solo.
Spanish climbers Iker Pou and Jorge Díaz-Rullo have both recently redpointed 9a+: Pou made the first ascent of Gran Guggenheim on the island of Mallorca, while Díaz-Rullo repeated La Rambla at Siurana.
Watch Tommy Caldwell and Adam Ondra discussing the Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite, talking about their climbing and more.
Belgian rock climber Simon Lorenzi has freed the sit start to Big Island at Fontainebleau in France, calling the extension Soudain seul and grading it 9A.
Watch elite French High Mountain Military Group mountaineers climb and fly off Aiguille de l’S in Patagonia. The paralpinism feat was carried out on 8 February 2020.
Watch the documentary Light by Caroline Treadway that explores the hidden world of eating disorders in professional rock climbing, with first-hand experiences shared by Angie Payne, Emily Harrington, Andrea Szekely and Kai Lightner.
Watch Libby Sauter and Alix Morris set the female speed record on Salathé Wall in Yosemite Valley in October 2015.
Galliano Bordin, the founder of the Italian footwear company AKU, passed away aged 85 on Saturday. The son of a family of shoemakers, Bordin founded the company at Montebelluna in Northern Italy and exported walking shoes, trekking and mountaineering boots and outdoor footwear to over 30 countries around the world including Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.