With the Lockdown looming, First Ascent opened discussions with various medical services and suppliers to find a way in which to assist with the manufacturing of face masks for medical personnel around the country.
The iconic Matterhorn mountain in the alpine resort of Zermatt is being illuminated at present with messages of support and resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Don Whillans & Chris Bonington climb Dovedale Groove E1 5b,
Black Diamond as always take pride in providing protection when you need it most.
Climbers have largely heeded the call to curb their outdoor pursuits during the COVID-19 pandemic. The move encourages social distancing and prevents accidents which could further stress our medical system.
‘It has been challenging to resolve debates regarding the degree to which climbing remained an important behaviour in our past.’
A survey showed that the ozone layer is recovering and regenerating the circulation of winds throughout the planet, especially in the Southern Hemisphere
Things have slowed down a bit since the Corvid 19 thing but this is just a start of something new, something better bigger than all of us.
Base Jumper Tom Erik Heimen and trail runner Kilian Jornet “raced” up & down the iconic Romsdalshorn in Norway.
Climbing will make its official Olympic debut in Tokyo this year. The mainstream (non-climbing) media is lapping it up and we don’t blame them – climbing is pretty darn cool!
Ice climbing, ski mountaineering and sailing the open water for days through the infamous Drake Passage
A new study published in the medical journal, JAMA, finds that certain active ingredients can be absorbed into the bloodstream after use.
Last season’s volunteer doctors for IPPG had the impression that up to 50% of patients seen at the new clinic were evacuated by helicopter compared to IPPG’s rate of around 5% and then only the most seriously ill.