Austrian rock climber Barbara Zangerl has repeated Bellavista, the difficult rock climb up the North Face of Cima Ovest di Lavaredo, Dolomites.
America's Sasha DiGiulian and Spain's Edu Marin have repeated Viaje de Los Locos (8b+, 330m) in the Gole di Goroppu, Sardinia.
On 3 June 2014 Swiss climber Nina Caprez redpointed her first 8c+, Hélix au pays des merveilles at Pic Saint Loup, France.
Interview with Barbara Zangerl, the Austrian climber who repeated Prinzip Hoffnung at the Bürser Platte, Austria, yesterday.
At the end of January and the start of February 2014 Rolando Larcher, Maurizio Oviglia and Luca Giupponi made the first ascent, and first free ascent, of Escalador Selvatico (7c+ max, 7a+ oblig, 630m) up the North Face of Akopan Tepui in Venezuela.
On 28/07/2013 Barbara Zangerl repeated Silbergeier (8b/8b+, 240m) in the Rätikon massif, Switzerland.
In May 2013 Corrado Pibiri and Fabio Erriu made the first ascent of (475m, 6a) in Sardinia's Gole di Gorroppu.
Two videos by Cheyne Lempe from Yosemite concerning climbing safety: replacement of old bolts and the removal, off El Capitan, of the famous Death Block.
Hotel Supramonte, do masterpieces age? The story of extraordinary maintenance of an extraordinary climb
Maurizio Oviglia reports about the recent rebolting of the famous rock climb Hotel Supramonte. Established in 1998/99 by Rolando Larcher and Roberto Vigiani, Sardina’s famous multi-pitch has now been restored to its former glory by Larcher and Oviglia, with the new stainless steel bolts placed (obviously) in exactly the same place as the original ones.
Austrian climber Barbara Zangerl has made the first female ascent of End of silence 8b+, Feuerhorn.
In Corsica's Bavella Barbara Zangerl has repeated Delicatessen (8b, 120m), while Stéphanie Bodet has repeated Octogénèse (8a+, 300m).
The video of Barbara Zangerl climbing Hotel Supramonte (400m, 8b) at the Gola di Gorroppu, Sardinia.
The video of the first one day free ascent of Tough Enough in Tsaranoro (Madagascar) in October 2010 and the total climbing progression of Adam Ondra, the Czech climber who amazed the world.
Cédric Lachat and Nina Caprez have carried out the first and second repeat of Delicatessen at Punta d’u Corbu at Col de la Bavella, Corsica. The 120m high 8b was established by Arnaud Petit and Stéphane Husson in 1992 and freed by Arnaud in 2001.
Interview with Adam Ondra after his first ascent of La Capella at Siurana, Spain, which the 18-year-old from the Czech Republic has tentatively graded 9b
Adam Ondra has carried out the first free ascent in a single day of Tough Enough (8c, 380m) on the East Face of Karambony in Tsaranoro Valley, Madagascar. He concluded his trip by repeating Bravo les Filles (8b, 600m) and making the first free ascent of Mora Mora (8c, 700m).
At the end of August Matthias Trottmann completed his biggest project to date, Piz dal Nas (8b, 500m) up the North Face of Titlis, Switzerland.
In mid-May Swiss climber Nina Caprez made a rare female ascent of Hotel Supramonte in Sardinia, a few days after an ascent by her boyfriend Cédric Lachat.
On 15 June Rolando Larcher and Maurizio Oviglia carried out the first free ascent of Umbras (300m 8a max, 7b+ obl.). They had made the first ascent of this rout up the N Face of Punta Cusidore (Sardinia) in 2008.
Interview with Adam Ondra after the long-awaited second ascent of Open Air at the Schleierwasserfall and the first onsight of Hotel Supramonte in Sardinia.