The two Belgians Nico Favresse and Sébastien Berthe completed the last tour of the so-called Alpine trilogy a few days ago.
LACRUX spoke with Roger Schäli about the first free ascent of the Merci La Vie route on the Geneva Pillar and the creation of the route.
Jonas Schild and Yannick Glatthard succeed in repeating the multi-pitch route Headless Children in the Rätikon. More in the interview.
On Saturday, August 15th, a mountain accident occurred at the cathedral in Valais (Switzerland). An alpinist was killed.
The Swiss professional climber Roger Schäli manages the first free ascent of the difficult multi-pitch route Merci la Vie on the Eiger north face.
Giani Clement manages the first ascent of the boulder style before talent. Giani rates the long and high boulder with 8c / +.
Babsi Zangerl gets the first repetition of the combat zone route in the Rätikon. The following Sunday, Jacopo also made short work of it.
In the bouldering guide Swiss Bloc 1, the blocks on the Furkapass that have been developed in recent years and new lines on the Nufenenpass are listed exclusively.
The Bernese climber Dimi Vogt manages a one-day red point ascent of the route Zahir (8b +, 300m) on the Wendenstöcken in the Bernese Oberland.
Jean-Marie Porcellana and Michel Piola have set up a new multi-pitch route in the climbing area Sanetsch (Valais) with Utopia (8 SL, 7a +). There is information, pictures and topos in this article.
The waves go wild in the nationally and internationally known and popular bouldering area Magic Wood. The Saluz long-term tenant family received notice of termination from the municipality of Ferrera. What is going on in the Aver Valley? Will the Magic Wood bouldering area soon lose its magic? LACRUX spoke to Thomas Saluz and the Mayor Albert Rauch.
A mountaineer fell on Tuesday morning ascending to Piz Bernina. She sustained fatal injury.
The young western Swiss Dylan Chuat successfully climbs the heavy boulder Foundation's Edge (8c) in Valais, Switzerland for the fourth time.
In the popular climbing area beggar kitchen, in the parking lot sector, you should not climb on weekends until further notice.
On July 8, 2020, the two Bernese alpinists Adrian Zurbrügg and Nicolas Hojac climbed the so-called spaghetti tour in a new best time.