The German climber Hannah Meul leaves her comfort zone and does the highball Auf quiet Pfoten (8a) in the Bavona valley in Ticino.
Giuliano Cameroni and Clément Lechaptois climbed the Boulder Crystal Ship (8c) in Cresciano at the beginning of the year. This video shows the ascents of this impressive line as well as numerous other boulders.
A few weeks ago the IFSC announced the implementation of the first competition of the season in Meiringen. The first competitions, namely in Wujiang and Seoul, have already been postponed.
The professional climber Giuliano Cameroni succeeds once again in the first ascent of a difficult line in his home country. He cracks a long-term project in Cresciano and gives the line the name Crystal Ship, rated 8c.
The Austrian Karo Sinnhuber manages the low start ascent of the boulder The Nihilist in the Zillertal. In an interview with LACRUX, Karo explains why she is fascinated by the line.
Once again, Elias Iagnemma draws attention to himself with a difficult bouldering line. In Varazze, Italy, he succeeds in the 8c + boulder Gioia.
After weeks of uncertainty, it is now clear - in mid-April, Meiringen will be climbing again at the highest level. If the epidemiological situation allows, the world's best athletes will meet on April 16 and 17, 2021 for the first World Cup of the 2021 season in Haslital.
Nils Favre from western Switzerland successfully climbs the Ticino ultra-classic Off the Wagon (8b +). A long-term dream for the Swiss elite climber.
Shawn Raboutou climbs one of the most difficult highballs in the world: Livin 'Large (8c / 8c +). This video shows his ascent.
The 24-year-old Frenchman Simon Lorenzi managed the first ascent of the sit-down version of The Big Island in Fontainebleau. Now Simon decides on an evaluation and gives the extended version a new name: Soudain Seul (9a).
The Belgian Simon Lorenzi climbs the most famous and one of the most difficult bouldering problems: The seated start version of the boulder The Big Island in Fontainebleau.
The Val Bavona in Ticino has been the playground of the international bouldering elite for years. In the recent past, the French Charles Albert, the Japanese Daisuke Ichimiya and Giuliano Cameroni moved out and opened new blocks.
Caroline Treadway gets to the bottom of the issue of eating disorders in climbers in her documentary Light. Or to put it another way: She names the problem by name.
The French Lucien Martinez succeeds in ascent of the Fontainebleau classic The Big Island (8c). However, Lucien suggests 8b + as a rating.
A security service checked the access to the bouldering area in Cresciano because the parking and access prohibitions were disregarded.