Ueli Steck from Switzerland has set a new speed record on the Eiger North face, climbing the Heckmair Route in 2:47:33.
The 5th Krakow Mountain Festival will take place on 5 - 9 December and will star Steph Davis, Mick Fowler and Dean Potter.
On 07/06/2007 Stephan Siegrist, Thomas Senf and Denis Burdet carried out first ascent of Lightning Strike (VI M5 5.9 A3 1000m) up the NE Face of Arwa Tower (6352m), Garhwal Himalaya, India.
The fourth edition of UP - European Climbing report edited by Maurizio Oviglia and Eugenio Pinotti and published by Versante Sud will go to press on 20 March.
On 21 February Ueli Steck from Switzerland climbed the North Face of the Eiger in a record time of 3.54.
Two million cubic meters of the Eiger's East Face are poised to crash down into the valley hundreds of meters below due to a 300m horizontal fissure.
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.
Interview with Swiss mountaineer Ueli Steck, nominated for Piolet d'or 2005 for his solo ascents of Cholatse (6440m), Tawoche (6505m) and Ama Dablam (up to 5900m).
Ueli Steck: first solo, repeat and winter ascent of The Young Spider on the North Face of the Eiger
The six candidates for the prestigious Piolet d'or, promoted by the French Montagnes Magazine and awarded in Grenoble, France on 10 February.
Ueli Steck and his solo ascents of Cholatse and Tawoche in the Himalaya, in the words of Christine Kopp .
A brief resumè of hard ascents by Markus Bendler, Steve McClure, Gérôme Pouvreau, Martina Cufar, Tomàs Mrazek, Patxi Usobiaga, Ueli Steck and Ines Papert.
Kim Csizmazia, Will Gadd and Ueli Steck repeat Haston classics in the cave high in Valsavarenche, Val di Cogne, Italy