Published below is the press release of the Arco Climbing Club announcing that, due to the Covid-19 crisis, Rock Master 2020 has been cancelled. After having laid the foundation with SportRoccia in 1985 and 1986, this annual climbing competition in Arco, Italy has transformed into the oldest and most famous climbing competition in the world.
Polish climber Aleksandra Taistra has repeated Hotel Supramonte, the famous multi-pitch climb deep within the Gole di Gorropu Gorge in Sardinia, first ascended by Rolando Larcher and Roberto Vigiani in 1998/99.
The Rock Master Duel was won in Arco, Italy, on Saturday night in front of a huge crowd by Mia Krampl from Slovenia and Jakob Schubert from Austria.
Swiss climber Nina Caprez has made a fast repeat of Voie Petit, up Grand Capucin (3838m), Mont Blanc. Established in 1997 by Arnaud Petit, Stephanie Bodet, Pascal Gaudin and Jean-Paul Petit, this 450m 8b multi-pitch was freed by Alexander Huber in 2005.
Slovenian climber Martina Cufar has redpointed her second 8c sports climb, 'Max power' at Bionnassay, France.
Mayan Smith-Gobat and Ben Rueck crack climbing at Escalante Canyon, Colorado, USA.
The short film by Luka Fonda featuring Slovenian rock climber Klemen Becan and his difficult and beautiful sport climbs in the Osp cave.
In October Olivier Dutel and Nicolas Potard made the first ascent of La Fiesta de los Metallos, Gorges du Verdon, France.
On 16 July 2013 Nicolas Potard and Victor Estrangin made the first and second ascent of Arête Cosmiques 8a, a new route on the Grande Gendarme, Arête des Cosmiques, Mont Blanc.
The video of the Petzl RocTrip 2012 which took place from 22 - 25 November 2012 at Piedra Parada, Argentina.
The climbing meeting "L'acqua e la roccia" will take place on 20 and 21 October 2012 at Roccadoria Monteleone, Sardinia.
Paris is hosting the World Climbing Championships 2012 from 12 - 16 September.
The video of Australian climber repeating Tom et je ris 8b+ in the Verdon Gorge, France.
The video of Barbara Zangerl climbing Hotel Supramonte (400m, 8b) at the Gola di Gorroppu, Sardinia.
The ninth stage of the Lead World Cup 2011 will be held in Kranj, Slovenia on 19 and 20 November.
A look at all the previous sport climbing World Champions as a first preview to the IFSC Climbing World Championship 2011 will be held the small Italian town Arco 15 - 24 July 2011.
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.
The Sport Climbing competition at the first Winter Military World Games was an unforgettable event and was won by the Slovenians Klemen Becan and Maja Vidmar.
Martina Cufar has made the 4th ascent of Tom et je ris 8b+, Verdon Gorge, France.
From 15 April to 15 June Martina Cufar travelled to the U.S.A. for her first taste of Indian Creek, Yosemite, Tuolome Meadows and the Needles...