The first stage in the first ever Ice Climbing World Cup circuit will take place in Pilztal, Austria on the 14 -16 January 2000.
10th Rassemblement International des Glacieristes du Fournel - the programme
From the 28-30 January 2000 Cortina d'Ampezzo will host, for the second consecutive year, the Ice Bouldering Competition.
The “Rassemblement International des Glaciairistes du Fournel” will celebrate its 10th anniversary from the 3rd to the 9th of January 2000.
After the World Cup in Birmingham many athletes travelled east to Sheffield to compete at the Urban Rock FIBO Boulder Challenge.
Born in 1998 and consolidated in 1999, the Ice World Cup 2000 will take place from January to March 2000 and be held in 7 different venues.
The 1999 World Championship, held in Birmingham, was won by the Italian Bernardino Lagni and the French Liv Sansoz.
Yuji Hirayama is the first person in the world to onsight the mythical 8c. The route is called Mortal Kombat and is situated at Castillon, France.
Sansoz and Ovtchinnikov victorious, but World Cup Ranking won by others
The 1999 Banff Mountain Film Festival was won by "Vision Man"
Slovenian alpinist Tomaz Humar has made a remarkable solo ascent up the South Face of Dhaulagiri
Cristian Brenna, making the most of the two-month break in the competition calendar, spent his holiday in Cuenca, Spain.
At the end of July, Dean Potter and Hans Florine made what may go down as one of the biggest achievements in the history of climbing in Yosemite.
Evgueni Ovtchinnikov and Muriel Sarkany win this year's Rock Master. Read about the competition and see photos and videos in our full report.
Cristian Core’s excellent second place in the final competition at Grenoble confirmed not only his near unbeatable form but also his ranking as Bouldering World Cup Champion 1999
The 5th stage of this year’s Bouldering World Cup was held in Cortina
The Northwest Face of the Great Trango Tower, Pakistan has been climbed by Alex Lowe, Mark Synnott and Jared Ogden
Serre Chevalier celebrated its tenth anniversary this year with a magnificent victory by Cristian Brenna
Val d'Isère and Chamonix UIAA World Cup Bouldering