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Babsi on pitch 20 (7c)  © Alpsolut Pictures

#9 - Barbara Zangerl, Jacopo Larcher, Alex Megos, Jimmy Webb and Daniel Woods

Another relatively quiet week globally. Here's a few highlights.


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Iker Pou on Rayu 8c.   © Hermanos Pou

The Ticklist #8 - Hard Sport Abroad

While there's been plenty of top-end British ascents this past week, it's a been a quieter week for interesting ascents abroad. Here's a round-up of some recent sport and multi-pitch action...

Mont Blanc's natural habitat protection zone.  © Préfet de la Haute-Savoie
Mont Blanc's natural habitat protection zone.  © Préfet de la Haute-Savoie

Mont Blanc Mayor sparks Regulation Row

The French communes of Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains, Chamonix and Les Houches have submitted a draft arrêté préfectorale (prefectural order) for public consultation relating to the protection of Mont Blanc's natural environment and the prevention of...

Boardman Tasker 2020 Shortlist.  © Boardman Tasker
Boardman Tasker 2020 Shortlist.  © Boardman Tasker

2020 Boardman Tasker Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the 2020 Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature has been announced. 22 entries were submitted from Great Britain, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand and the USA. 

Dave MacLeod on The Great Reset E8 6c.  © Dave MacLeod
Dave MacLeod on The Great Reset E8 6c.  © Dave MacLeod

The Ticklist #7 - E8s by MacLeod and McHaffie, Women on Form and Alpine Records

This week's ticklist is another mixed bag of varied ascents from the UK and...

Federica Mingolla and Leo Gheza.  © Mingolla/Gheza
Federica Mingolla and Leo Gheza.  © Mingolla/Gheza

The Ticklist #6 - Alpine Dreaming

This week's round-up has a distinctly alpine feel, with ascents on some of Europe's longest, highest and hardest lines, with...

Nico Favresse - The Ticklist 5  © Nico Favresse
Nico Favresse - The Ticklist 5  © Nico Favresse

The Ticklist #5 - Céüse Sends, Alpine Jaunts and More...

In this week's ticklist, we've got a variety of sport, trad multipitch, alpine and bouldering...

Rakaposhi South Face and SE Ridge.  © Kenro Nakajima / American Alpine Journal
Rakaposhi South Face and SE Ridge.  © Kenro Nakajima / American Alpine Journal

2020 Piolets d'Or Recipients Announced

Two ascents in Nepal - on Chamlang and Tengi Ragi Tau - and two ascents in Pakistan - on Link Sar and Rakaposhi...


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Ed Jackson approaches the 'summit' of his Everest challenge  © @thatcameraman

Quadriplegic Berghaus Ambassador Completes Charity Mount Everest Challenge at Hom

Ed Jackson, Berghaus ambassador and a quadriplegic former professional rugby player, has scaled the height of Mount Everest up his parents' staircase. The Bath resident made the journey of 8,8...

Mick Fowler (left) and Victor Saunders (right)  © Berghaus
Mick Fowler (left) and Victor Saunders (right)  © Berghaus

Chombu wins again, but Mick Fowler proves his point

Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders have returned to the UK after being repelled for a second time this year by the still unclimbed 6,362m Himalayan mountain Chombu. After overcoming numerous permit challenges, bad weather and terrible...

Leo Holding and Anna Taylor  © Berghaus
Leo Holding and Anna Taylor  © Berghaus

Leo Houlding leads new team to explore heights of the lost world

Leo Houlding has revealed details of a major expedition that will start next month. Leading a team of six, Leo will set out to climb a new route on the 600m, continually overhanging Prow of Roraima in Guyana. In a trip...

FL 1  © The North Face
FL 1  © The North Face

The North Face FUTURELIGHT™ - The Technology behind the Innovation

The North Face changed the future of the outerwear industry with the unveiling of...

TRAD Action 1  © Hansi Heckmair
TRAD Action 1  © Hansi Heckmair

Ortovox Safety Academy Part 3: How to pack your climbing pack for alpine climbing

Alpine climbers need to pack light. Whether for the approach or on the...

Mick Fowler and Vic Saunders  © Berghaus
Mick Fowler and Vic Saunders  © Berghaus

Mick Fowler returns to the Himalaya in bid to make first ascent with a colostomy

Mick Fowler has returned to the Himalaya in his quest to be the first...

Belaying  © Ortovox
Belaying  © Ortovox

Ortovox Safety Academy Part 2: Abseiling

In the second part of the safety academy Ortovox show you how to safely build belays and use bolted anchors whilst...


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