Three expeditions have been selected for the Piolets d'Or 2015: the traverse of the Fitz Roy range by Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold,the ascent ofl Thamserku by the Russians Alexander Gukov and Alexei Lonchinskiy and the ascent of Hagshu by the Slovenians Ales Cesen, Luka Lindic and Marko Prezelj. During the 23rd edition of the prestigious mountaineering award, which will be celebrated from 9 - 12 April 2015 at Courmayeur and Chamonix at the foot of Mont Blanc, Britain's Sir Chris Bonington will receive the Piolet d'Or Lifetime Achievement Award at Courmayeur on 11 April 2015.
In Patagonia American alpinists Colin Haley and Alex Honnold have attempted a one day ascent of the Cerro Torre Traverse, enchaining Cerro Torre, Torre Egger, Punta Herron and Cerro Standhardt. The two were forced to turn back just two pitches below the last summit due to the Patagonian winds.
58 ascents carried out in 2014 have been included in the "Big list" of the Piolets d'Or, the most prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated between 9 - 12 April, 2015 at Courmayeur and Chamonix, at the foot of Mont Blanc.
Both Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson have reached new personal high points during their endeavour to free climb in a single, ground-up push the Dawn Wall project on El Capitan, Yosemite.
The video of Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold and the historic first traverse of the major ridge line of Fitz Roy in Patagonia.
American climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson are currently on making their ground-up attempt to free Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite.
American climber Alex Honnold, together with Josh McCoy, has free climbed the Muir Wall (5.13b/c) and PreMuir (5.13c/d) El Capitan, Yosemite.
From 07/11/2014 to 31/01/2015 you can cast your vote online for the National Geographic Adventurer of the Year 2014. Nominees include Tommy Caldwell, Kit DesLauriers, Will Gadd, Wasfia Nazreen and Ueli Steck.
Jorg Verhoeven, Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Kevin Jorgeson, Mayan Smith-Gobat, Libby Sauter, Chantel Astorga, Quinn Brett, Pete Whittaker, Tom Randall are all in Yosemite currently attempting their projects on El Capitan...
The climbing video of Alex Honnold soloing Heaven in Yosemite, USA.
The video of Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay and their climbing trip to South Africa.
The video of Alex Honnold talking about his climbing without a rope and the relativity of risk
The trailer of Valley Uprising, the documentary that retraces the history of rock climbing in Yosemite Valley, USA.
The third Block & Wall street boulder took place at Trento, Italy on Saturday 26 April. This was also he third Italian stage of the Salewa Rockshow 2014. The report by Team Block & Wall.
On Sunday 9 March Swiss alpinist Dani Arnold solo climbed Crack Baby up the Breitwangflue in Switzerland in a mere 27 minutes and 13 seconds.
On 13 March the American climber Sean Leary died during a BASE jump accident in Utah, USA
The two Italian Ragni di Lecco alpinists Luca Schiera and Matteo della Bordella, and Swissman Silvan Schüpbach have climbed what they have called the Californiana Sit Start, an enchainement of Aguja de la Silla with Cerro Fitz Roy in Patagonia.
Interview with Americans Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold who from 12 - 16 February 2014 carried out the coveted first traverse of the major ridge line of Fitz Roy in Patagonia.
From 12 - 16 February 2014 the Americans Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold completed the coveted first traverse of the major ridge line of Fitz Roy in Patagonia.
The elusive sense of solo climbing. The thoughts of Ivo Ferrari about climbing without a rope, dedicated to Alex Honnold and all solo climbers.