Rock and Ice climbing

  • Rock Us in the Caucasus - Armenia

    Rumors about this amazing program of rock climbing and mountaineering in Armenia and Georgia had been started in between American Alpine Club and Alpine Club of Iran years ago, in 2011..

     
  • Catching up the cold for warm up

    The winter of 2015 in Armenia is again not that cold for ice tool picks, but you must be ready to skip your office in any week day that it goes under -5c if you don’t like to miss ice climbing in the season.

     
  • From Indian Creek to El Capitan, Yosemite. 2017

    It is hard to stop going to Indian Creek and Yosemite once you have experienced that already. There are so many climbs to do and the local climbing culture itself makes you feel like you will be missing something if not to go these places even once in a season.

     
  • “Macedonskiy” 6b, 40m FA trad

    The basalt crag above village Bjni, where during early eighties they organized Soviet Union rock climbing championships, is still desired trad climbing cliff just 32km from Yerevan.

     

Mountaineering and Backcountry skiing

  • D-1, Mt Weissmies 4027m

    The stories from series ”D” are about one of my Dreams that came in true: I mean that’s the first climbing trip of mine In Europe.

     
  • Ski Touring in Georgia 2015!

    The initiator of this ski touring program Andre Souvignet, and Up the Rocks was hosting Andre’s team with a pleasure in Georgia.

     
  • Study of deadly avalanche in Armenia: VIDEO

       On Feb 22, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia reported an avalanche accident in Kotayk Province on the slopes of Mt. Teghenis 2851m.

     
  • "Luciamore" FA, V+ max, 430m

    On cold November 22, with Dani and Lucia I finally went to the Granite Circus, which they had discovered a year ago.

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