Keyword: Dolomites

Philipp Geisler climbs the classic “Path through the Fish” on sight

At the beginning of the month, the Austrian Philipp Geisler managed an onsight ascent of the famous Dolomites route "Weg durch den Fisch" (8+/9-, 37SL) on the Marmolada south face. In an interview he talks about the ascent of the alpine classic.

Cortina d'Ampezzo: climbing paradise in the heart of the Dolomites

Cortina d'Ampezzo - The Italian community is best known for skiing. The Italian holiday resort is a paradise not only for snow sports enthusiasts, but also for climbers. Steep walls offer countless routes of all levels of difficulty. The choice is immense and the ascents are short. AND: Even on days off or after work, the picturesque village makes hearts beat faster.

Stefan Glowacz in an interview about the Wallride project

On March 10th and 11th, extreme climber Stefan Glowacz will take those interested on a multimedia journey. In the Kino-Rex in Thun and in the Arena Cinemas in Basel he is showing the film of his latest adventure, the Wallride project.

Siebe Vanhee repeats Project Fear (8b + / c) - and devalues

The Belgian repeats the line that Dave McLeod first started in 2014 on the north face of the Cima Ovest di Lavaredo. He connected the three hardest pitches and climbed 50 meters at a time through the large roof. He devalued the grade after his inspection.

New Dolomites climbing guide available

Vertical Life publishes a new comprehensive multi-pitch climbing guide for the Dolomites. 138 alpine sport climbing routes in the famous Dolomite valleys are described in detail in the book.

Mountaineer Cesare Maestri dies

The Italian mountaineer Cesare Maestri died on January 19, 2021 at the age of 91. He will be remembered forever as the spider of the Dolomites "Ragno delle Dolomiti" as well as for the controversy surrounding the Cerro Torre.

Silvan Schüpbach and Janluca Kostner celebrate Colonne d'Ercole

Silvan Schüpbach and Janluca Kostner manage the third repetition of the Colonne d'Ercole at the Civetta Punta Tissi in the Dolomites.

Lukasz Dudek climbs Pano Aroma (8c) rope solo

Lukasz Dudek manages the free ascent of the difficult multi-pitch route Pan Aroma on the western pinnacle - in rope solo style.