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Mount Roraima – Big New Tepui Route

After 12 days on the wall of Mount Roraima, a tepui on the border of Venezuela and Guiana, Brazilian climbers Márcio Bruno, Fernando Leal and Eliseu Frechou succeeded on the first ascent of a new route by the Guiana side.

Steve House Solos Remission

“Did some climbing without a rope today. And I don’t mean bouldering,” Steve House teased on Facebook, posting a photo of a slim band of white-and-yellow ice.

Mugs Stump, Polartec Grants Announced

Winners of the 2010 Mugs Stump Awards and Polartec Challenge Grants have been announced. The Mugs Stump Award was created in 1992 in memory of the visionary American alpinist Mugs Stump; six small teams will receive a total of $25,000 in grants for their lightweight, clean expeditions to unclimbed objectives: