The documentary «Tribute to Failure» is available. It is about Nicolas Hojac, Stephan Siegrist, Jonas Schild and Andy Schnarf.
Yannick Glatthard climbs 5 Grimsel classic rope solo. In this personal report and in the video, Glatthard presents his project.
Briton Aidan Roberts announces the first ascent of a new boulder line in Brione, Ticino. He rates the boulder The Lions Share with 8C +.
Two projects by Giuliano Cameroni fell within a day - both "First Go". Fight Club and Ninjutsu, both rated 8B+.
German professional climber Yannick Flohé opens a new difficult line on the Dreamtime block in Cresciano. The first ascent called Return of the Dreamtime rated Flohé with 8C +.
Moritz Welt makes short work of Dreamtime (8c) and climbs the Cresciano classic in two sessions. In Brione, the strong German also secures a repeat of the 8B boulder Amber.
Will Bosi paid a visit to the Bouldering Mecca Cresciano in Ticino and let off steam on the Dreamtime block: within one day he flashed The Dagger (8B/+) and climbed Dreamtime (8C) on the fourth attempt.
From small and large walls: The route setter Erik Heldmann has climbed all 82 four-thousanders in the Alps.
In collaboration with Edition Filidor, we are giving away 3 copies each of the popular climbing guides Extrem West and Plaisir West.
Alessandro Zeni succeeds in the first free ascent of the extremely difficult multi-pitch route Wu Wei (180m, 9a) in Val Nuvola, Italy.
The finals of the Swiss Climbing Cup will take place on September 16th. For the first time, these can be followed in the live stream.