On Sunday, May 09.05.2021th, 08.45, XNUMX a.m., a serious mountain accident occurred on the ascent to Tödi, Glarus Süd municipality.
On April 16 and 17, 2021, the first World Cup of the season took place in Meiringen, Switzerland. The two winners of the first World Cup competition of the season dominated all rounds: Adam Ondra and Janja Garnbret.
On April 16, 2021 around 10:30 a.m., a fatal mountain accident occurred on Pollux (4089 m above sea level). A 17-year-old climber lost his life in the process.
The French Clément Lechaptois managed a flash ascent of the 8b-Boulder Heritage in Sonlerto.
The snowboarder Julie Pomagalski lost her life in an avalanche accident on Gemsstock in the canton of Uri. She was 40 years old.
Nils Favre from western Switzerland successfully climbs the Ticino ultra-classic Off the Wagon (8b +). A long-term dream for the Swiss elite climber.
Ice climbing is not without it. We show what you have to look out for when ice climbing and present tips from professionals.
Switzerland versus Canada. Which security policy is the better? Christine Sievers dares to compare the climbing gyms.
Alexandra Schweikart and Christopher Igel have set up the impressive multi-pitch route Space Force with difficulties up to 8a + in Val Bavona (Ticino). A 40 degree steep crack roof is the heart of the route. According to Chris and Alex, this is a dream pitch, 8a, most of which can be secured with cams. We asked Alex and Chris to tell us more about the first ascent and the story behind it.
In August, the Italian Luca Rinaldi secured the second ascent of the 8c boulder Power of Now in Magic Wood, Switzerland.
The Cameroni brothers have added several new lines to the Brione bouldering area in Ticino. This video shows six new boulders.
The two German climbers Alexander Megos and Yannick Flohé were successful in Ticino. Here is the video of the trip.
The popular Lungern climbing garden in Central Switzerland is closed until further notice. The reason for the closure is blasting work.
The Italian Niky Ceria climbs one of the most difficult boulders in Switzerland: Ephyra (8c +) in Schattental, Chironico.
A few days ago, Jakob Schubert managed the first ascent of a variant of the 8c boulder La Force Tranquille. Here is the video.