Keyword: Wiederholung

Obed Hardmeier repeats Schwarz Mönch (9a/+)

The Swiss Obed Hardmeier manages the red point ascent of the Schwarz Mönch route near Gimmeldwald. Level of difficulty levels off at 9a/+.

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.

Italian alpinist trio successful on the Matterhorn

Between February 27th and March 1st, the Italian alpinists Franz Cazzanelli, Emrik Favre and Francesco Ratti managed the first repetition and the first winter ascent of Padre Pio Prega Per Noi + Echelle Ver le Ciel (1.870m, 7b) in the south face of the Matterhorn.

Line van den Berg and Fay Manners get Phantom Direct's first women's ascent on the Grandes Jorasses

At the end of January, Line van den Berg from the Netherlands and Fay Manners from the UK climbed Phantom Direct in a single push in 31 hours. With this venture, they not only secure the first women-only ascent of the route, also known as 'Via in memoria di Gianni Comino'. They are probably only the fourth rope team to have successfully repeated this route from 1985.

Soudain Seul: 9a boulder or not? Camille Coudert repeated and affirmed

Camille Coudert repeats Soudain Seul and gives a rating of 9a. The line is back in the running as the second 9a boulder in the world.

Strong boulderers: Simon Lorenzi climbs La Révolutionnaire, Camille Coudert repeats Soudain Seul

Simon Lorenzi and Camille Coudert are in top form. The Frenchman Coudert pulls the Fontainebleau test piece Soudain Seul (8c +), which was first climbed by Lorenzi. The Belgian Simon Lorenzi, on the other hand, succeeds in the 8c + Boulder La Révolutionnaire of the barefoot climber Charles Albert.

Jakob Schubert: not an easy game with the Boulder Sleepwalker

News from Las Vegas suggests that Jakob Schubert won't live up to his nickname Mr. Downgrad at Sleepwalker. The Austrian reports that the destination of his US trip is more challenging than he had hoped.

Jacopo Larcher repeats difficult trad route | Into the sun

On Wednesday, November 24, 2021, Jacopo Larcher succeeded in repeating the Trad route Into the Sun in the Murg Valley for the first time. The route was first walked by Bernd Zangerl four years ago.

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