Cortina d'Ampezzo – The Italian community is best known for skiing. The Italian holiday resort is a paradise not only for snow sports enthusiasts, but also for climbers. Steep walls offer countless routes of all levels of difficulty. The choice is immense and the ascents are short. AND: Even on days off or after work, the picturesque village makes hearts beat faster.
On March 10th and 11th, extreme climber Stefan Glowacz will take those interested on a multimedia journey. In the Kino-Rex in Thun and in the Arena Cinemas in Basel he is showing the film of his latest adventure, the Wallride project.
The Belgian repeats the line that Dave McLeod first started in 2014 on the north face of the Cima Ovest di Lavaredo. He connected the three hardest pitches and climbed 50 meters at a time through the large roof. He devalued the grade after his inspection.
Vertical Life publishes a new comprehensive multi-pitch climbing guide for the Dolomites. 138 alpine sport climbing routes in the famous Dolomite valleys are described in detail in the book.
The Italian mountaineer Cesare Maestri died on January 19, 2021 at the age of 91. He will be remembered forever as the spider of the Dolomites "Ragno delle Dolomiti" as well as for the controversy surrounding Cerro Torre.
Silvan Schüpbach and Janluca Kostner manage the third repetition of the Colonne d'Ercole at the Civetta Punta Tissi in the Dolomites.
Lukasz Dudek manages the free ascent of the difficult multi-pitch route Pan Aroma on the western pinnacle - in rope solo style.
In a fight with a brown bear on Monte Peller in the Dolomites, two people were injured, some seriously, and had to go to the hospital.
On February 23 and 24, 2020, South Tyrolean Simon Gietl single-handedly managed the winter traverse of the Three Peaks. Here are details of his ascent.
The 35-year-old South Tyrolean Simon Gietl manages the first solo ascent of the winter traverse on the Three Peaks in the Dolomites.
Dani Arnold set a new speed record at the Great Pinnacle. On LACRUX he tells why it was not just about the record time.
Dani Arnold sets a new record time. He commits the north wall of the Great Pinnacle on the Comici-Dimai route in 46 minutes and 30 seconds.
At the beginning of March we reported about a hair-raising abseil action by the Austrian alpinist Hansjörg Auer. In the following interview we got insights into the motivations of Hansjörg and ...
The Austrian alpinist Hansjörg Auer climbs 3 peaks in the Dolomites in one day free solo. With a light paraglider he laid the path between ...
The Italian climber Federica Mingolla was able to claim the first female ascent of the ultra-classic "Path through the Fish" in the Dolomites last summer. Now is…