Kurt Albert has fallen 18 meters from a via ferrata in Frankenjura. He has life-threatening injuries.
The Karakorum Pros are a great summer-use general mountaineering boot. They feature an incredible combination of support and flexibility in the ankle, yet they are only slightly heavier than most lightweight ice climbing boots
43-year-old Polish national Jaroslaw S. has been sentenced to half a year in prison for conducting tours to Mount Blanc without a license.
In this video, Nalle Hukkataival makes a 2nd try ascent of The Exfoliator, ~8B, making it look like 7A or so, and then powers his way through Evil Backwards, ~8B+, while Jon Cardwell makes a super solid looking ascent of the “lurpy” The Great war for civilisation, hard 8B.
Last time Paul Robinson tried Die unendliche Geschichte (aka “The Never ending story”), 8B+, on the Bruno block at Magic wood, things went very wrong…
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To avoid any further altercations with land owners and incorrect equipment being used, The Montagu Mountain Committee (who are responsible for the Montagu Reserve) have asked for applications to be submitted before a new route is bolted.
A climbers Pete Mortimer and his girlfriend Corlie are doing well, having been travelling around Asia for a while.
First ascent of “Classée dure” – 9a – on the cliffs of La Balme de Yenne in Savoy (France) by Mathieu Bouyoud, 20 year-old French climber, native of Chambery.
Jon Cardwell has done some important realisations during his last visit in Brazil