Wednesday, 13 December 2017
An all-star expedition comprised of American alpinists Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, Savannah Cumins, Alex Honnold, Anna Pfaff, Cedar Wright and the cameraman Pablo Durana is currently in Queen Maud Land in Antarctica where various members have managed to establish a flurry of new rock climbs.
The first stage of the Ski mountaineering World Cup 2018 will take place at Wanlong in China this weekend.
Tuesday, 12 December 2017
Adventure and alpinism in the Antarctic: Spectre climbed by Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon
Alpinism and exploration in Antarctica: Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon have climbed the 1263 m high Spectre peak on the continent’s Gothic Mountains.
Monday, 11 December 2017
Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl have made the first free repeat of Magic Mushroom, the difficult big wall climb freed by Tommy Caldwell on El Capitan in Yosemite.
Climbing alpine style over five days, American alpinists Tino Villanueva and Alan Rousseau have made the first ascent of Rungofarka 6495 m in the Zanskar mountain range in the Indian Himalaya.
Sunday, 10 December 2017
Sport climbing in Spain: Belgium’s Anak Verhoeven has repeated Ciudad de Dios 9a/+ at Santa Linya, France’s Sébastian Bouin has redpointed La Rambla 9a+ at Siurana while at Margalef Stefano Carnati has climbed his 50th 8c or harder, Llamps i trons.
Saturday, 9 December 2017
The video of Gordon McArthur climbing his route Storm Giant at Fernie, Canada. Freed last August, this is the first dry tooling climb in the world to receive the grade D16.