Empath (9a+) is a crazy granite tufa route in Kirkwood, California. In June 2021, Connor Herson secured the seventh ascent of Carlo Traversi's line. Recently the youngster has returned and has been climbing the line trad style. Does this make Empath the hardest trad route in the world?
Why did Stefano Ghisolfi downgrade bibliography to 9b +? Is he just stronger than Alex Megos, or did he just find a better solution? We have analyzed.
The 21-year-old Scotsman William Bosi succeeds in the first ascent of the sport climbing route King Capella (9b +) in Siurana, Spain. If the level of difficulty is confirmed, King Capella belongs ...
A few days after the first ascent of the Gran Guggenheim route, the 44-year-old goes one better and climbs an even more difficult exit variant, Guggenhell, which he scores 9a + / 9b ...
Adam Ondra manages the first ascent of the El Potro route in Margalef, which he rates 9a. AND: He suspects a 9c line in the same sector.
In November 2020, Sébastien Bouin and Lucien Martinez climbed what is perhaps the most controversial route in climbing history: Akira in the climbing area Le Périgord, France. Following this article, there is now the video of the repetition of Seb Bouin.
Ondra more than lives up to his reputation for roaring loudly while climbing in this video. Take a look at the ascent of Tierra de Nadie now.
The adhesive hooks of the route The Last Dance (8c +) have been removed by strangers. Alexander Megos sharply criticizes the action.
We talked to Adam Ondra about 9c climbing routes and asked: Could Silence be a 9c + or a 10a?
The German professional climber Alexander Megos successfully climbs the route Bibliographie in Céüse. Alex suggests 9c as the level of difficulty for the route. It is only the second 9c in the world.
Siebe Vanhee climbs the multi-pitch route Orbayu (8c, 500m, 13 SL) at Naranjo De Bulnes in the Picos de Europa National Park, Spain.
In an interview, Cédric Lachat explains why he wanted to climb the Wogü route and why he chose Nina Caprez as a partner in the rope team.
Laura Rogora is unstoppable. It announces the inspection of the 9a underground route. It is the third route in the 9a area within two weeks.
Stefano Ghisolfi is one of the strongest climbers in the world. In Arco, he got stuck on a project that could be a 9c route.
This video shows Adam Ondra in the fingerhole-heavy route Chiroptera (9a +). The route has been waiting for a first ascent since 20 years ago.