Sunday, 27 May 2018

Paul Bonhomme completes Aiguille Verte 4 Faces in a day

French mountain guide Paul Bonhomme has completed his project of climbing and skiing 4 different faces on the Aiguille Verte (4122 m) in the Mont Blanc massif on the same day.

Saturday, 26 May 2018

Hard trad repeats at Dyer's Lookout in Devon, UK

Walk of Life has been repeated at Dyer's Lookout in Britain by James McHaffie, while he, Madeleine Cope and Emma Twyford have repeated Once Upon a Time in the South West. Grade E9, these are some of the finest and most fearsome trad climbs in Great Britain.

Friday, 25 May 2018

Karl Unterkircher Award 2018 nominees for 5th edition

On July 14, 2018 Selva di Val Gardena will host the fifth edition of the Karl Unterkircher Award din memory of the South Tyrolean alpinist who died ten years ago on Nanga Parbat. The alpinists nominated for the 2015 award are Simone Moro, Ali Sadpara and Alex Txikon for the first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat, Ines Papert and Luka Lindič for their new route up Kyzyl Asker in Kyrgyzstan (China), and Simon Gietl and Marcel Schenk for the new mixed climb up Pizzo Badile in Switzerland. Special guest: Kurt Diemberger

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Geierwand, the crag overlooking Dolomites Dürrensee

Hannes Pfeifhofer introduces the beautiful crag Geierwand crag in in Höhlensteintal valley, Dolomites, just before the Dolorock Climbing Festival scheduled to take place from 25 to 27 May 2018 below the Tre Cime di Lavaredo.

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Himalayas: Marco Camandona and François Cazzanelli summit Lhotse, Everest updates

The Italian alpinists Marco Camandona and François Cazzanelli have climbed Lhotse without supplementary oxygen. The latest updates from Everest.

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Climbing video: Stigmata up Heiligkreuzkofel in the Dolomites by Simon Gietl, Andrea Oberbacher

The trailer of the new multi-pitch rock climb Stigmata on Heiligkreuzkofel / Sass de la Crusc in the Italian Dolomites, freed in summer of 2017 by Simon Gietl and Andrea Oberbacher.

Monday, 21 May 2018

Barbara Zangerl sends Speed Intégrale at Voralpsee, her first 9a

Austrian climber Barbara Zangerl has redpointed Speed ​​Intégrale at Voralpsee in Switzerland, her first 9a sports climb.