The Piolets d'Or committee has decided to honor two ascents of the Compressor Route on Cerro Torre in 2012.
On March 6, 2013, Maciej Berbeka and Tomasz Kowalski of Poland went missing on Broad Peak in Pakistan. They have just been declared dead by the expedition team leader. The day prior they had just made the first winter ascent of the mountain with Artur Malek and Adam Bielecki, also of Poland.
On February 21, 2013, Mina Leslie-Wujastyk became the first woman to send Careless Torque (V11) in the Peak District, England.
Colin Haley and Dylan Johnson just completed a free ascent of the Red Pillar of Aguja Mermoz (450m 5.12a) in the Fitz Roy Massif.