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.
Stefano Ghisolfi downgraded the 9c-Route bibliography by Alexander Megos to 9b +. We talked to Megos about it.
Stefano Ghisolfi devalues the route bibliography, originally 9c, which Alexander Megos started for the first time. His suggestion: 9b +.
Matilda Söderlund scores points on the multi-pitch route Parzival (8b, 150m). We spoke to the strong Swede.
The 16-year-old climber Lukas Sager succeeds in the red point ascent of one of the most difficult multi-pitch routes in Switzerland: Yeah Man (8b +, 300m) in the Gastlosen.
A few hours ago, the Italian Stefano Ghisolfi succeeded in repeating the 9c route bibliography in the French climbing area of Céüse.
As a result of the ongoing corona pandemic, the International Climbing Association (IFSC) and the Chinese Mountain Sports Association (CMA) have decided to cancel the two planned World Cups. The American Natalia Grossmann is the big beneficiary of this decision.
Pimples serve as a belay device and as a walking aid. But not all ice pimples are the same - completely different equipment is used at light full speed than for ice climbing. We take a closer look at the most important differences.
The Belgian solves the last problem at the Petit Clocher du Portalet for the time being. He succeeds in La promesse de l'aube (200m, 8c) after climbing “L 'histoire sans fin” (8b +) for the first time last week. But why did Didier Berthod approve these projects?
The Frenchman Sébastien Bouin is currently concentrating on the biggest climbing project of his career: He wants to freely climb the sport climbing route “Project DNA”. How difficult is the route? Can it be climbed? An overview.
The two Belgians Siebe Vanhee and Sébastien Berthe announce the first red point ascent of the route Histoire sans Fin (8b +, 200m) at the Petit Clocher du Portalet.
In October 2020, Babsi Zangerl was the first woman to climb one of the toughest trad routes in Europe, Greenspit in the Valle dell'Orco. Black Diamond is now publishing a video about the story behind the visit.
In the intoxication of speed at record times. Why do you do that? How high are the risks - and how can they be limited? Christian Penning spoke to four mountaineers about the subject of speed.
Dave Graham is one of the strongest climbers in the world and has climbed numerous boulders for the first time. For the ascent of the Petrichor boulder, he had to dig deep into his bag of tricks.
The 18-year-old Spaniard is a whiz kid. But who is he actually? Symbolic of his meteoric rise, the information about his person is lagging behind. Even the Spanish media don't know much about their protégé. We'll wear it together.