Adam Ondra has never made a secret of his aversion to speed climbing and has always criticized the combined Olympic format. But he still found a little joy in the discipline, as he reveals in the latest edition of his four-part video series “Beyond Focus”.
In 1977 a plane crashed in the climbing mecca of Yosemite Valley - with a special cargo: marijuana. In the film Valley Uprising, Reel Rock tells what the crash and drug discovery has to do with climbing.
WoGü is a legendary multi-pitch tour in the Rätikon and, with difficulties up to 8c, is one of the most difficult in the Alpine region. Cédric Lachat managed the red point ascent of the tour in 2020 - now the film about the ascent is online.
Brooke Raboutou is bouldering for the third time in her career on the 8b + level of difficulty. Last weekend she walked the Trieste line in Red Rocks, Nevada.
The Japanese Tomoa Narasaki succeeds in climbing the 8c boulder Asagimadara in only the third attempt.
At the beginning of November, the Spaniard Jorge diaz Rullo managed the first ascent of the Cafe Solo route in Margalef, Spain. Now he publishes an uncut video of his inspection that makes you excited.
The decision to take part in the Olympic Games presented Adam Ondra with the greatest challenge of his life. In this video (part 1 of 4) Adam Ondra gives personal and extremely interesting insights into the time before the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
Indoor boulders are always dynamically screwed, as is often the case. Accordingly, techniques are required to find a solution that are rarely used in outdoor climbing. One such case is the pogo technique. The Japanese professional climber Tomoa Narasaki explains what it is and how the technique works in the following video.
This video shows the solid ascent of the route King Capella by Alexander Megos in full length.
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.