With his repeat of Des Kaisers neue Kleider, Scottish climber Robbie Phillips has completed the Alpine Trilogy. Composed on End of Silence by Thomas Huber, Silbergeier by Beat Kammerlander and Des Kaisers neue Kleider by Stefan Glowacz, 25 years ago these three routes were considered the most difficult multipitch sports climbs in the Alps.
Austrian climber Barbara Zangerl accompanied by her partner Jacopo Larcher has completed a free ascent of the Pre-Muir Wall, a beautiful big wall up El Capitan in Yosemite.
At Cadarese in Val d'Ossola, Italy, Caterina Bassi has repeated Turkey crack, the difficult offwidth trad crack climb first ascended by Sean Villanueva in 2010
Interview with Christian Sordo, mountain guide and one of the driving forces behind Dolorock, the international climbing meeting that will take place from 24 to 26 May 2019 in Höhlensteintal, close to the Tre Cime di Lavaredo / Drei Zinnen, Dolomites.
Britain’s Madeleine Cope has repeated Prinzip Hoffnung at Bürs. First ascended by Beat Kammerlander in 2009, this is hailed as one of the hardest trad climbs in Austria.
After Barbara Zangerl, Austrian freeride skier and rock climber Nadine Wallner has now made the second female ascent of Prinzip Hoffnung, the trad testpiece first ascended by Beat Kammerlander at Bürs
Live streaming today from Milano Climbing Expo 2019, the climbing meeting and masters currently taking place at the Urban Wall climbing wall in Milan, Italy.
The short film by Paolo Sartori documenting the repeat of Odyssee on the North Face of the Eiger by Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher in August 2018
Austria’s Barbara Zangerl has made a rare repeat of the 8b+ multi-pitch climb Sangre de Toro up Rote Wand, Lechquellengebirge, freed by Alex Luger in 2014.
Climbing photos taken by Matteo Pavana of the La Sportiva athletes meeting that took place in Rodellar, Spain, from 21 - 23 September.
Swiss rock climber Nina Caprez has made the third free ascent of Headless children, the beautiful and difficult multi-pitch rock climb in the Rätikon massif in Switzerland.
At Dumbarton Rock in Scotland, French climber Gérome Pouvreau has repeated Rhapsody E11, while Florence Pinet climbed Requiem E8 6b.
Hard trad repeats in Wales by James McHaffie, Angus Kille, Emma Twyford, Gérome Pouvreau, Florence Pinet
Good weather has resulted in a series of hard trad repeats in Wales by the likes of James McHaffie, Angus Kille, Emma Twyford, Gérome Pouvreau and Florence Pinet.
Climbing ground-up and in a single push, Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have repeated Odyssee, the difficult alpine outing up the Eiger completed in 2015 by Roger Schaeli, Robert Jasper and Simon Gietl.
On the North Face of the Eiger Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have repeated Deep Blue Sea and Magic Mushroom. This is the first time on the famous Swiss mountain for the two climbers.
During a climbing trip to Canada Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher repeated a string of difficult routes, including the trad climb The Path at Lake Louise.
Interview with Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl after their first repeat of Magic Mushroom on El Capitan in Yosemite, carried out in December 2017.
Austrian climber Barbara Zangerl has redpointed Speed Intégrale at Voralpsee in Switzerland, her first 9a sports climb.
From 31 May to 3 June 2018 Austria's Kanzianiberg will host King of Kanzi, the climbing festival themed '80s with special guests Barbara Zangerl, Jacopo Larcher, Vittorio Messini, Zoe Hart and Steve House.
16-year-old Austrian climber Nemuel Feurle has repeated Prinzip Hoffnung, the difficult trad climb freed by Beat Kammerlander on the Bürser Platte in Vorarlberg, Austria in 2009.