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No room at top in Everest rush hour

“The challenge for me after finishing rugby was, in 12 months, to go from complete novice to the highest point in the world.”


Video: Danilo Pereyra in Chikane 8c+, Siurana, Spain (short film)

A day in the life of Danilo Pereyra working “Chikane” a very hard and technical 8c+ in Siurana, Spain.

Boy breaks Mount Everest record

A 13-year-old American boy became the youngest climber to reach the top of Mount Everest on Saturday, breaking the former record as part of his quest to climb the highest peaks on all seven continents.

Everest: Mandy Ramsden tops out

With her successful ascent of Mt Everest this morning, Mandy Ramsden has become the first South African woman to bag all Seven Summits.

Bouldering World Cup 2010, Fischhuber and Johnson win in Greifensee

On 15/05/2010 the first of the seven stage Bouldering World Cup 2010 was won in Greifensee (Switzerland) by Kilian Fischhuber (AUT) and Alex Johnson (USA). Adam Ondra (CZE) and Akiyo Noguchi (JPN) placed second, while Christian Core (ITA) and Chloé Graftiaux (BEL) finished third.


BD athlete Nalle Hukkataival bouldering in Finland

Black Diamond athlete Nalle Hukkataival is from Finland and even though his global travels don’t leave him much time in his homeland, he has managed to discover and establish some amazing problem hidden in the forests of Finland. Here’s an excerpt from Chuck Fryberger’s latest film Core that showcases Nalle bouldering on some of Finland’s […]

Puccio, Woods Storm Battle in the Bubble

In a repeat of their respective performances at ABS Nationals a few months ago, Daniel Woods and Alex Puccio each took first place in the finals at The Spot’s Battle in the Bubble pro invitational on Saturday.

The Birth of Black Diamond 2.0

We have a new route and new summit to tackle. I am incredibly pleased to announce that Black Diamond is entering into a transaction with Clarus Corporation that will simultaneously make us a public company and merge the operations of Gregory Mountain Products with Black Diamond.

Voie Anderson on Ski and Snowboard

Last April 21st Italians Gianluca Marra, Francesco Civra, Luca Rolli and Davide Capozzi carried out the (probably) first descent on ski and snow-board of the Voie Anderson on the East face of Mont Maudit – Mont blanc.

Urubko solo on Lhotse

Denis Urubko, awarded with Boris Dedeshko of Piolet d’Or 2010, topped out Lhotse on Sunday, May 16th at 11.30.