After weeks of uncertainty, it is now clear - in mid-April, Meiringen will be climbing again at the highest level. If the epidemiological situation allows, the world's best athletes will meet on April 16 and 17, 2021 for the first World Cup of the 2021 season in Haslital.
Nils Favre from western Switzerland successfully climbs the Ticino ultra-classic Off the Wagon (8b +). A long-term dream for the Swiss elite climber.
Shawn Raboutou climbs one of the most difficult highballs in the world: Livin 'Large (8c / 8c +). This video shows his ascent.
The Belgian Simon Lorenzi climbs the most famous and one of the most difficult bouldering problems: The seated start version of the boulder The Big Island in Fontainebleau.
The Val Bavona in Ticino has been the playground of the international bouldering elite for years. In the recent past, the French Charles Albert, the Japanese Daisuke Ichimiya and Giuliano Cameroni moved out and opened new blocks.
Caroline Treadway gets to the bottom of the issue of eating disorders in climbers in her documentary Light. Or to put it another way: She names the problem by name.
Rumor has it that the Summer Olympics in Tokyo are on the brink. A cancellation of the major event is evidently being discussed behind the scenes.
The French Lucien Martinez succeeds in ascent of the Fontainebleau classic The Big Island (8c). However, Lucien suggests 8b + as a rating.
A security service checked the access to the bouldering area in Cresciano because the parking and access prohibitions were disregarded.
The Swiss bouldering area Cresciano has to struggle with access problems. A board at the beginning of the Alpstrasse gives people something to talk about.
Is Upsalite (Mesoporous Magnesium Carbonates) the new miracle weapon in climbing and bouldering? We tested Black Gold and Pure Gold.
In August, the Italian Luca Rinaldi secured the second ascent of the 8c boulder Power of Now in Magic Wood, Switzerland.
In his video blog, Magnus Midtbo presents a tricky boulder in which only coins were used as handles and kicks.
The Cameroni brothers have added several new lines to the Brione bouldering area in Ticino. This video shows six new boulders.
The 20-year-old Nicolai Uznik succeeds in the first ascent of the Boulder Witchcraft near Villach. He suggests 8c as an assessment.