Keyword: Bavonatal

How the bouldering mecca Ticino came about: Richi Signer remembers

Richi Signer is one of the first Swiss boulderers. Today he looks back on his beginnings in the bouldering mecca of Ticino.

Mass tourism in climbing: How Ticino bouldering areas are struggling for solutions

Are the Ticino bouldering areas victims of their own success? A report on causes and possible solutions.

Nils Favre climbs dream line Off the Wagon (8b +)

Nils Favre from western Switzerland successfully climbs the Ticino ultra-classic Off the Wagon (8b +). A long-term dream for the Swiss elite climber.

Dimitri Vogt scores Val-Bavona test piece Coup de Grâce (9a)

At the end of April Dimitri Vogt completed the redpoint ascent of the 9a route Coup de Grâce in Val Bavona. LACRUX spoke with the 22 year old about the ascent.