On 30/01/08 the European Outdoor Group announced its decision to keep the OutDoor in Friedrichshafen, Germany, until 2013.
Petzl has recalled all SARKEN crampon models.
In our Lab we analyse the AKU Stone XCR, an approach shoe which combines light weight, durability and excellent grip for all types of terrain.
Simple, functional, lightweight and robust Gore-tex Paclite jacket.
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 13/11/2004 at 21.00 Ermanno Salvaterra, Alessandro Beltrami and Giacomo Rossetti reached the top of Cerro Torre via a new direct route up the East Face of Cerro Torre, Patagonia.
Jenny Lavarda and Flavio Crespi won the Italian Difficulty Championships in Penne last weekend, while Christian Bindhammer and Damaris Knorr won the German Championship in Scheidegg
at the Roaches Ben Heason climbs Final Destination E8 6c, while at Black Rocks Tom Briggs adds The Devil is in the Details E7 7a
On 17/09/2003 a ravaging fire destroyed one of Italy's premier climbing wall manufacturers Ecogrips, the climbing shop Vertical Sport, and the climbing wall Action House in Trento, northern Italy
Christian Bindhammer sends two of Italy’s hardest, the classic Underground 9a and Alberto Gnerro's brand new Ground Zero 9a.
Alberto Gnerro frees ‘Ground Zero’ at the Tetto di Sarre (AO) and believes it be be harder than nearby Avaro 8c+/9a
Memorial Fund has been established for Galen Rowell and Barbara Cushman Rowell through the Tides Foundation.
The IVth Cervino International Filmfestival gets underway in Cervinia today
Legrand and Hirayama both on-sight "Don't call me dude" 5.13c / 8a+ at Virgin River Gorge, while Liv Sansoz redpoints "Route of all evil" (5.14a 8b+). All three now plan to climb "Nessecary Evil" (5.14c/8c+)
The Paragliding Club Gherdeina has organised the International Paragliding Masquerade in Val Gardena on 18 February
Patrick Bérhault has almost finished his Alpine traverse from Slovenia to France
The Polish expedition led by Krzysztof Wielicki has been fored to abandon its winter attempt of Makalu due to extreme weather conditions
Neil Gresham makes the first ascent of 'The Tempest' M9 at Stob coire nan Lochan, Glencoe
Photos of the Thomas Huber and Iwan Wolf, the winners of the Piolet d'Or 2001 for Shivas Line on Shivling