Keyword: Barbara Zangerl
After the legendary bungee jump by 220 agent Pierce Brosnan, the 007 meter high Contra dam in the Verzasca Valley will once again be the venue for a spectacular event: 16 of the world's best climbers will compete in teams of two in the first head-to-head on the Red Bull Dual Ascent. Head multi-pitch climbing competition.
In 2021, Babsi Zangerl climbed the mentally demanding trad route Le Voyage (E10, 7a). In the video, she takes the viewers into the sandstone wall, which has just enough structure to climb on and lay the most necessary safety devices.
Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher climbed the Eiger route “Odyssey” in one day last summer. Actually, they wanted to be the first to do it - but then two Belgians thwarted their plans. The film shows sensitively and closely what defines the Eiger North Face - well worth seeing!
In October 2020, Babsi Zangerl was the first woman to climb one of the toughest trad routes in Europe, Greenspit in the Valle dell'Orco. Black Diamond is now publishing a video about the story behind the visit.
If the Belgian professional climber Sébastien Berthe has his way, numerous difficult multi-pitch classics in the Alps are massively overrated. He calls for discussion - reactions followed immediately.
The climbing couple Zangerl-Larcher succeeds in the red point ascent of the Trad route Anna Kournikova (8b +) in the Vallone di Piantonetto.
The 32-year-old Austrian Barbara Zangerl climbed the Green Spit crack route in the Valle Dell'Orco last week.
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The last Lead & Speed World Cup of the season will take place in Wujiang from September 22nd to 24th. Here you can find all the information and the live stream.
From small and large walls: The route setter Erik Heldmann has climbed all 82 four-thousanders in the Alps.
In collaboration with Edition Filidor, we are giving away 3 copies each of the popular climbing guides Extrem West and Plaisir West.