02/10/2023 - ClimbingTrad climbing at Adršpach in Czechia with Adam Ondra, Pete Whittaker & Will Bosi
Watch the video of Adam Ondra guiding Pete Whittaker & Will Bosi around Adršpach in Czechia as they repeat some of the classic trad climbs in the area.
29/09/2023 - AlpinismSimon Gietl makes solo first ascent of adventurous Identität in Dolomites
The South Tyrolean mountain guide Simon Gietl has made the solo first ascent of 'Identität' solo, a new route up the west face of the Mittlerer Zwölfer / Croda Antonio Berti in the Sexten and Auronzo Dolomites.
28/09/2023 - AlpinismWatch Matteo Della Bordella, Leo Gheza, Sean Villanueva make first ascent on Patagonia's Aguja Mermoz
The video of the first ascent of '¿Qué mirás, bobo?' (7b, 500m), the route established on 10/01/2023 on Aguja Mermoz (2732m) in Patagonia by Matteo Della Bordella, Leo Gheza and Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll.
27/09/2023 - InterviewsJakob Schubert proposes 9c for B.I.G. at Flatanger
Interview with Jakob Schubert after the first ascent of Project Big at Flatanger in Norway last week. The 32-year-old Austrian has now called the climb B.I.G. and suggested the grade 9c. This is currently the third route in the world...
26/09/2023 - AlpinismMarva Peak in Peru climbed by Marek Radovský, Ďuri Švingál
Marek Radovský reports about a climbing expedition with Ďuri Švingál to the Cordillera Blanca in Peru from 15/07/2023 to 15/08/2023. In the Taulliraju massif the Slovakian mountaineers managed to establish 'The Line under the sky' (6b M6+ 1100m) on a...
25/09/2023 - AlpinismVascello Fantasma added to remote Valle del Ferro (Val Masino), Italy
On 6 August 2023 on Pera del Ferro in Valle del Ferro (Val Masino, Italy) Matteo Bedendo and Lorenzo Casolini made the first ascent of 'Vascello Fantasma’, Ghost Ship. This route is 'Recommended for those who love climbing in remote...
24/09/2023 - AlpinismWatch Filip Babicz complete 49 minute Speed Solo on Grand Capucin
On 23/09/2022 Filip Babicz climbed Grand Capucin in the Mont Blanc massif in just 49 minutes solo and without a rope via the Swiss Route and O Sole Mio exit.
22/09/2023 - AlpinismPiolets d'Or 2023 announces list of Significant Ascents
The organisers of the Piolet d’Or mountaineering award have published the complete list of most significant and innovative climbs carried out in 2022. The honoured ascents will receive the 2023 Piolets d'Or award during the celebration in Briançon, France, from...
20/09/2023 - ClimbingJakob Schubert frees Project Big, the king line of Flatanger
Austrian climber Jakob Schubert has made the first ascent of Project Big at Flatanger. Bolted by Adam Ondra in 2013, the line was defined by the Czech climber as 'the true king line of the cave.'
19/09/2023 - EventsAndrea Lanfri receives Cala Cimenti Award 2023
At the Frasassi Climbing Festival the 2023 Cala Cimenti Award was handed to Italian mountaineer Andrea Lanfri by Erika Siffredi. 'For his life story, his Strength, his Courage, his commitment Over All Limits. Living testimony of Cala and his values.'
18/09/2023 - AlpinismRanrapalca NW Face climbed in Peru by Pou brothers & Micher Quito
In August 2023 the virgin NW Face of Ranrapalca in the Cordillera Blanca of Peru was been climbed alpine style by Iker Pou, Eneko Pou and Micher Quito via their 'Ya Pe' Cholo' (6b/80°/1,200m).
16/09/2023 - CompetitionsAleksandra Miroslaw, Bassa Mawem qualify for Speed Climbing at Paris 2024 Olympic Games
Yesterday at the IFSC Speed European Qualifier in Rome, Italy, Aleksandra Miroslaw from Poland and Bassa Mawem from France secured Speed Climbing spots at the Olympic Games Paris 2024. In the qualifiers Miroslaw set a new world record by stopping...
15/09/2023 - CompetitionsEuropean Speed Olympic Qualification today in Rome
One of the most ancient cities in the world, with a history that spans 28 centuries, is about to award two Olympic tickets in the fastest medal event of the Paris 2024 programme.
14/09/2023 - AlpinismGreenland 2023: ambitious Mirror Wall attempt abandoned by Cookson, Ditto, Favresse, Villanueva
Franco Cookson, Ben Ditto, Nico Favresse and Sean Villanueva have attempted to forge a new big wall climb on the Mirror Wall in Greenland. As usual the group sailed from Scotland to Greenland. Favresse reports
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