The Rory Lowther Memorial Challenge in Swinburne 2013

Rory Lowther Memory Challenge 2013

The 9th Rory Lowther Memory Challenge will be held on the 1st-3rd March 2013.



Dream Team Set For Dawn Wall

On October 10, Tommy Caldwell and a new climbing partner, Jonathan Siegrist, will head to Yosemite Valley to once again attempt the world’s hardest big-wall free climb, the Dawn Wall of El Capitan.



African Alpine Adventures Photo competition entries

All the entries have been posted here. Thanks to all of the photographers for their fantastic photos. Photo: “Mount Kenya sunrise” by Jurgen Vogt



Austrian daredevil all set for 23-mile supersonic skydive

If you happen to be in a passenger jet flying across the US on Tuesday morning and see a man in a space suit hurtle past the window at 690mph, don’t be alarmed. It’s just Felix Baumgartner two-thirds of the way through his record-breaking leap to Earth.


It’s now or never – The Olympic chances of sport climbing

It’s either now or never: this is what is suggesting Marco Scolaris, the President of the IFSC, the international Federation of sport climbing.


Craig DeMartino, of Loveland, climbs in the Bercy in Paris, France at the Climbing and Paraclimbing World Championships in September. / Courtesy of Craig DeMartino

Amputee climbs back from fall that changed his life

He’d eventually lose his right leg eight inches below his knee, but DeMartino did return to climbing.


SA Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2012

Cape Union Mart brings the Banff Film Festival to South Africa for the seventh year running.

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Adam Ondra Does FA of World’s Hardest Route

At Hanshelleren cave of Flatanger, Norway, Adam Ondra has been working on a 55m long project, rumored to be 38/9b+.



Video: Climbing in El Chonta, Mexico

Eduardo Uribina sends La Bocina after a month of projecting the route in the stunning cave climbing zone, El Chonta. El Chonta is about 30 km from Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico.


Joe Mohle Rock Jock of the month

Joe Möhle is the Rockchicks Jock of the month