Weekly Roundup

Petzl have released a video of their recent Roc Trip to Kalymnos. Steve McClure wrote a comprehensive trip report to the event back in November which you can read here. Watch the video here A new speed record has been set up Argentina´s Aconcagua, the highest peak in South America. Spanish / Asturian climber Jorge Egocheaga walked / climbed and ran the 87kms and 4159m up and down from Horocones to the summit and back in a staggering 14h5min 54sec. The old record was nearly an hour more. It took him just 7h 52m to get to the summit, a distance of 44km. Source: Kairn Melloblocco, the largest outdoor bouldering competition in the world has set its dates for 2007. The 4th edition of the comp will take place on May 5th and 6th, 2007, as usual, in Val di Mello!If you´d like to be kept in touch and updated with details please drop an email to this address: promo@melloblocco.it Check out details of the Ecrins Ice Festival starting next Wednesday, 10th January.