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“Falls during rope soloing are static and intense – not the best experience.”

Siebe Vanhee climbs two difficult multi-pitch routes rope solo in the Verdon Gorge, the 8b Une Jolie Fleur even almost onsight.

The Belgians strike again

The strong climbing duo Siebe Vanhee and Sébastien Berthe is back. And the return of the Belgians brings back memories. In how they have climbed numerous multi-pitch classics...

Seb Berthe risks, fights and is rewarded

The Belgian professional climber and big wall specialist manages his first 8c route onsight with Ajo Crudo.

Film about the toughest big wall route in the world: Darkest Before Dawn

Immerse yourself in the world of Belgian professional climber Siebe Vanhee, who authentically and genuinely portrays his first season on Yosemite's toughest big wall in the film Darkest Before Dawn. The infamous Dawn Wall proves to be a challenge in more ways than one.

Wild ride: Siebe Vanhee repeats iconic trad classics in Sweden

Siebe Vanhee is currently showing nerves of steel in the Swedish climbing area Bohuslän. On his first day in the area, the Belgian secured only the third repetition of the infamous Savage Horse (9-R/X) line, which was one of the most difficult routes in Scandinavia when it was first climbed in 1999.

Simon Lorenzi climbs Foundation's Edge (8C) at breakneck speed and targets Alphane (9A).

In 2013, bouldering legend Dave Graham opened Foundation's Edge (8C). Since then, the groin-heavy boulder has been considered a valid test piece in Fionnay. The strong Belgian Simon Lorenzi recently secured an incredibly fast repetition: in just one and a half hours he climbed the line on the third attempt.

Here Simon Lorenzi boulders Off The Wagon low (8c +) | Video

At the end of November, Simon Lorenzi pulled the seat start version of the legendary Boulders Off the Wagen in Val Bavona. Now the strong Belgian is delivering the video of his ascent of the first 8c + boulder in Switzerland.

Siebe Vanhee and Sébastien Berthe take a break from the Dawn Wall

When it became known that the two Belgians Sébastien Berth and Siebe Vanhee were targeting the Dawn Wall, the rumor mill began to churn. Will they walk the route at record speed and maybe even devalue it? Two months later it became clear: The strong Belgians are having a hard time with the toughest multi-pitch route in the world and are taking a break.

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