Weekly Roundup

It´s seems that the first stage of the Lead Climbing world cup which should have taken place in Bulgaria (April 21/22) has been Canceled. and the Bouldering world cup will now take place in Sofia. Furthermore the Leading World Cup that was to have taken place in Prague has also been cancelled. Source: Kairn Dave MacLeod continues his run of form with a new Font 8A at Dumbarton Rock. Pics and more info at Hot Aches Blog the American Alpine Journal is now available online. It is completely free for everyone. Every page of each edition from 1966 to 2005 is online, and it is fully searchable. More editions will be added soon. This is an extraordinary resource for climbers worldwide. You can read more about this project here: http://www.americanalpineclub.org/pdfs/AAJ%20Online%20Release.pdf. Or just visit the AAJ Online at: http://americanalpineclub.org/AAJO The American Alpine Club, which publishes the AAJ, has sponsored this project as part of its mission to document and share information about major climbs worldwide.  Alexander Huber and Autrian climber Mario Walder have opened a new route, ?Puerta Blanca? on Aguja Desmochada, one of the towers of the Fitz Roy mountain range.