When you think of the mountain sports outfitter Petzl, you think of high walls, overhanging bouldering blocks and spectacular mountaineering tours. But the story of Petzl began underground - in caveology. What makes Petzl what it is today?
The young Italian Laura Rogora was the first woman ever to climb a route with a level of difficulty of 9b / +. She climbed the Erebos route near Arco, which Stefano Ghisolfi first climbed. This video shows her ascent in full length.
Alexander Megos succeeds again in the ascent of a difficult route in Flash style. He climbed chromosome Y at Charmey in the first go and also scored the route meiosis (originally 9b). He devalues both routes.
The young Italian Laura Rogora is the first woman to climb a route with a difficulty level of 9b / +. She succeeded with the Erebor line at Eremo di San Paolo, Italy.
In an exclusive conversation with Roger Schäli, we talk about the North6 project and his future plans.
A few days ago, Alexander Megos managed to flash a 9a route. This uncut video shows his ascent of Intermezzo XY.
The American Sean Bailey succeeds in climbing one of the most difficult routes in the world: bibliography in the French climbing area of Céüse.
For a year now, Séb Berthe's Belgian crew has been raising eyebrows in the climbing scene. You make short work of established multi-pitch classics and devalue them. We spoke to Sébastien Berthe and the climbing legend Beat Kammerlander.
The lightweight thermal jacket Atom LT Hoody by Arc'teryx keeps you cozy and warm on autumn days when climbing rocks.
Laura Rogora has only been back in her home country a few days and is already reporting her first success on the rock. You manage the first ascent of the Iron Man route. She suggests a level of difficulty of 9a.
At the end of the Swiss Climbing Cup 2021, the lead climbing championship was awarded yesterday in the Griffig climbing hall in Uster. Last year's winner Dylan Chuat successfully defended his title among the elite men. Michelle Hulliger won the women's gold medal.
The best climbing time is approaching: the grip is good, the temperatures are not too hot and the colorful forests shine in the shallow sunlight. Far below us the sea of fog opens up - our tips for unforgettable climbing days in autumn.
Adam Ondra paid a visit to the climbing mecca Frankenjura and added numerous difficult routes to his ticklist.
Once again, fixed quickdraws were stolen by strangers in the Basler Jura - although most of them were mounted with maillons. The local climbers wonder and call the thief to reason.
The German professional climber Alexander Megos succeeds in the flash ascent of the 9a route Intermezzo XY solved at Plombergstein.