Visions is a new film about Kura Tāwhiti and the experience of climbing there. Check it out here .
After initial tickets to the Paris Olympics were granted at last year's World Championships and regional events (Oceania for New Zealand), the final entries have been up for grabs in recent weeks at a series of two competitions, held in Shanghai and Budapest.
With the first Olympic Qualifier Series competition in China just a week away, the Salt...
Sefton Priestley has been a major player in New Zealand rock climbing for several decades...
2024 is a massive year for competition climbing. We have the normal World Cup competitions...
The video also helps convey the lesson that a wise climber once observed to me...
Hosted by the New Zealand Alpine Club, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns...
There can be no doubt, gravity just ain't what it used to be. While February...
Adam Ondra has made the first repeat of Bon Voyage, a likely contender for the...
Lots of talented younger climbers have been making the most of summer holidays to get...
The Airport Wall, so-called as it sits across the river from the airport in Milford...
With the World Cup season all over, many dedicated competition climbers have been making the...
Jakob Schubert has climbed the well-known Adam Ondra project known as 'Project Big' in the...
The second to last IFSC Lead World Cup for 2023 took place in Koper, Slovenia...
American Katie Lamb has become the first woman to climb a boulder graded V16, with...
This is New Zealand's first ever gold medal at a World Championship level event, a...
If this competition is a taste of what we're in for at the Olympics now...
Oskar Wolff has been applying his considerable strength to some hard boulders lately. After sending...
In November – December 2021, Alastair McDowell and Hamish Fleming completed a single-push, human-powered enchainment...
Since Boulder was introduced in 1999, no athlete has won both overall titles in the...
The french town of Chamonix, nestled under the Mont Blanc massif, is the most scenic...
The IFSC World Cup showed rolled into Villars, Switzerland, over last weekend. The event held...
This year's IFSC World Cup event in Innsbruck, Austria, had a World Championships practice vibe...
Episode 48 of the Powerband Podcast interviews Lydia Bradey. Lydia's story will be familiar to...
The Boulder World Cup event in Brixen, Italy, followed on just one week after the...
A couple of high quality short films about very hard rock climbs have hit the...
The IFSC World Cup series paid a visit to Prague for the first time over...
The third stop in the Boulder World Cup circuit for 2023 took place in Salt...
The IFSC World Cup circuit kicked off for 2023 with boulder rounds in Hachioji, Japan...
Scottish climber Will Bosi has made the much-coveted second ascent of Burden Of Dreams (V17/9A)...
Many of our members will have encountered Simon Middlemass in his role managing Unwin Lodge...
The Real Thing is likely the most influential and most referenced bouldering film of all...
Back in 2014, New Zealander Mayan Smith-Gobat and her partner Libby Sauter set a new...
In what can only be described as 'a scoop' for his fantastic ongoing series of...
Becca Hounsell is still only 16, but has been giving the adults a run for...
Kapiti Coast climber Oskar Wolff (18) is on a summer road trip and has already...
Liadan Dickie is 18 year old climber from Christchurch who is improving at a fast...
Talented young climber Oliver Shanks has, after a 12-year lull, made the second ascent of...
New Zealand Alpine Team mentee Henry Booker has made the second free ascent of the...
Christchurch climber Enzo Murray has made the first ascent of a new line in Christchurch's...
There is now a video showing Kiersch's successful ascent and, unlike the original Sharma climbing...
Seo made the second female ascent of La Rambla (9a+/36), in Siurana.
Adam Ondra has been on top of the ranks of elite rock climbers for so...
American climber Shawn Raboutou, son of climbing legends Didier Raboutou and Robyn Erbesfield, has made...
French climber Seb Bouin has established the hardest sport route in North America with the...
To cap off a long season of World Cup events, IFSC ran a practice combined...
As reported a while ago, Alex Megos has made the first ascent of a well-known...
With the residency of ‘The Three Musketeers’ (Alec McCallum, Isaac Buckley and Matt Corbishley) out...
The BMC have made available their short film on Gwen Moffat, the trailblazing mountain guide...
Cooler temperatures in Europe as the northern hemisphere heads into winter have lead to a...
The following article from the UIAA is a slight adaption from a speech given by...
The IFSC Lead World Cup rolled into Jakarta, Indonesia, for the final lead world cup...
US big mountain skier and alpinist Hilaree Nelson has died after an accident when skiing...
The Edinburgh International Climbing Arena round in the IFSC Climbing World Cup was a late...
Koper, Slovenia made its debut as a host in the IFSC World Cup Series 2022...
Last November, Wānaka based freeskiers Janina Kuzma and Sam Smoothy attempted to climb Mt Tasman/Horokoau...
Powerband Podcast has published an interview with Mayan Smith-Gobat, as part of its long-running series...
Dreamliner is a route on the majestic Airport Wall in Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park...
French phenom Seb Bouin has been in terrific climbing form lately. Having dispatched his long...
Prolific hard-redpointer Alex Megos has been at it again. He has climbed a new route...
Briancon in the French Hautes-Alpes sits at over 1300m in altitude and is a great...
Chamonix is perhaps the most iconic venue on the IFSC World Cup circuit. An outdoor...
Maintaining their momentum for establishing hard, high and scary rigs—the Castle Hill Basin iconic duo...
The second Lead World Cup of the year, in the ski village of Villars, Switzerland...
Innsbruck in Austria is an iconic stage on the IFSC's World Cup circuit. This year...
18-year-old Australian climber Angie Scarth-Johnson has become the first female to successfully climb Victimas Pérez...
After time away in Asia and then the Salt Lake City double-header, the circuit now...
The IFSC again held back-to-back World Cup competitions at Salt Lake City this year …
New Zealand's own Lydia Bradey has appeared on the Climbing Gold podcast, co-hosted by most-famous-climber-in-the-world...
The La Sportiva National Lead and Para-climbing Championships returned to Auckland's Extreme Edge Panmure gym...
The IFSC World Cup series continued in Salt Lake City over the weekend, the first...
This bouldering season our man on the ground in the Basin, Scott Jury, is providing...
Daila Ojeda finds a perfect bit of stone for a single pitch sport route amongst...
The second leg of the IFSC World Cup competition climbing calendar took place in Seoul...
This report in from New Zealand Alpine Team:
French climber Seb Bouin has made the first ascent of his project DNA, at La...
Ten years after first bolting Bomba 9b at Bus de La Stria (Hotel Olivo) in...
Cedric Lachat is back with his unique sense of humour and unbridled enthusiasm showcasing the...
Due to a recent increase in volcanic activity at Ruapehu and an increase in the...
The first IFSC World Cup event for 2022 was held in Meiringen, Switzerland over the...
This weekend, the first IFSC World Cup event for 2022 kicks off in Meiringen, Switzerland.
Rock climbing films are often painfully formulaic and it requires some imagination to overcome the...
The UIAA Ice Climbing World Championships for 2022 were recently held at Saas Fee, Switzerland.
Wānaka skier Sam Smoothy has had an impressive ski career on the international stage, with...
OIivia Truax and Sam Waetford have completed a new route on the bluffs above Homer...
In the New Zealand Alpine Journal #73, Alastair McDowell outlined his vision of 'trailpinism' when...
Climbing New Zealand held the 2021 Open Bouldering National Championships at Christchurch's Uprising gym on...
The American Alpine Club collects and publishes accident reports in their Accidents register. These are...
Mountain Safety Council are spearheading research into the culture of mountaineering and avalanches in New...
Seventeen-year-old Angie Scarth-Johnson's ascent of Victimes Del Futur (8C+/9a/35) in September this year was the...
For many 2021 has been a year to forget, for Janja Garnbret it is likely...
Sustainable Summits is an international conference series for sharing solutions on protecting and preserving the...
Christchurch climber Josh Cornah has made the first ascent of Whalerider (V14), at Flock Hill.
Leading up to the Olympics in Tokyo there were the expected malcontent murmurings from purist...
American Paige Claassen has made the first female ascent of Dreamcatcher (5.14d/35), in Squamish, Canada.
Italian climber Stefano Ghisolfi has become just the third person to climb a route graded...
The final instalment of Black Diamond's trilogy of short films about their supported athlete Barbara...
Black Diamond are back with the second of their trilogy of films about their supported...
Macpac have produced a short film dedicated to the first ascent of the Airport Wall...
Black Diamond run a marketing theme 'Be Like Babsi' and even produce a 'Babsi' version...
Adam Ondra requires no introduction for rock climbing enthusiasts, he's been at the top of...
Last year, Swiss climber Cédric Lachat became the fourth person to successfully climb Wogü, one...
American rock climber Daniel Woods earlier this year climbed a lower start into the already...
French climber Seb Bouin has released a video of his latest (and hardest first ascent)...
Alternative click-bait headlines: 'Alpine Climber Runs Rings Around Boulderers In The Mountains', or, if you...
A few weeks back young Kapiti Coast climber Oskar Wolff made the first ascent of...
Over the past three months the Aotearoa Climbing Access Trust (ACAT) has been in access...
The Summer Send Series is Uprising boulder gym's summer-long bouldering competition, climaxing in a World...
24-3-2021 Last week the long-awaited installation of the new Beetham Hut began. The hut was...
With his ascent of Unicorn (2557m) on February 21st, Don French has ticked off the...
Sefton Priestley and Frederike Andree have established a new route on the Barrier Bluffs at...
Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll has made the first repeat of the Fitzroy Traverse in Patagonia, Argentina...
Josh Cornah has made the second ascent and first by a New Zealander of Nebuchadnezzar...
As 2020 drew to a close and we all reflected on what a strange and...
A group of three separate Nepalese climbing teams have made the first winter ascent of...
Josh Cornah has climbed the first ascent of two fairly long-standing open projects at the...
Check out this new guidebook to one of the most exciting areas of new development...
Derek Thatcher has made the first repeat of John Palmer's Shadowplay (29) at Quantum Field...
This year's dry winter resulted in one of Christchurch's popular crags, affectionately known as 'The...