The mountain film festival Mountains on Stage is back with a brand new program and tour in over 130 cities in 18 European countries. The German-speaking tour starts on November 29, 2021 in Zurich and stops in 13 cities in Switzerland, Germany and Austria. As the official media partner, LACRUX is giving away tickets for a demonstration of your choice.
Charles Albert is known for climbing boulder blocks barefoot. This video shows him on the first ascent of an 8c boulder in the Gorges des Usses.
In the past forty years, the level of difficulty in sport climbing has developed rapidly, but is now flattening out. Where is the limit? Adam Ondra and Magnus Midtbo talk about this during a meeting.
About two weeks ago, Janja Garnbret wrote climbing history with the onsight ascent of the 8c route Fish Eye. A few days later she doubled up with American Hustle. This video shows the inspection of American Hustle.
The 10-year-old Bayes Wilder climbs the 8c + route Southern Smoke in Red River Gorge, Kentucky USA, making climbing history. No one of this age has ever climbed such a difficult route.
Jakob Schubert presents the second video of his Ticino trip from spring 2021. The video shows the ascent of impressive and difficult lines such as The Kingdom, Kubalik and more.
Adam Ondra announces the red point ascent of the most difficult route in Italy, Erebor. Adam Ondra gives a rating of 9b, thus classifying the route compared to the first ascent Stefano Ghisolfi.
The Scot Will Bosi is unstoppable. It was only just under a week ago that he succeeded in the first ascent of the 23-year-old Mutation (9a +) project in the Raven Tor climbing area. Now he announces another first ascent with the same level of difficulty: Brandenburg Gate. The video of the inspection can be found below in the article.
German professional climber Alex Megos successfully climbs the route Wunderheiler (9a / +) in the Schneiderloch climbing area, Frankenjura.
A few days ago Adam Ondra managed the first ascent of the 9a + Routeolekuly in the Moravský kras area in the north of Brno. The key point demands everything from Ondra, which is expressed in the obligatory roar.
What's going on in the Frankenjura? Markus Bock and Michael Ordinance have to pay a total of 2000 euros in fines because they canceled the route The Last Dance a year ago.
In June 2021 Giuliano Cameroni managed the first ascent of the Hazel Grace sit boulder. This video shows the story behind the ascent.
The Austrian professional climber Jakob Schubert succeeds in ascent of the deep water soloing route Es Pontas on Mallorca. Just a few days after his success in Alasha.
A few days ago Patagonia released the film “They / Them”. The 70-minute documentary is about Lor Sabourin, a climber, mountain guide and trainer living in Arizona. Lor identifies himself as trans * and uses the pronouns "they / them".
Why did Stefano Ghisolfi downgrade bibliography to 9b +? Is he just stronger than Alex Megos, or did he just find a better solution? We have analyzed.