Laura Rogora has only been back in her home country a few days and is already reporting her first success on the rock. You manage the first ascent of the Iron Man route. She suggests a level of difficulty of 9a.
Mallorca is considered the absolute hotspot for deep water soloing. But more and more athletes are looking for locations in their area. A recent discovery was made by the Finn Nalle Hukkataival, who climbed a new 8c route. Here is the video.
The trio Silvan Schüpbach, Matteo Della Bordella and Symon Welfringer manages the second ascent of the Siren Tower on the new Forum line (840m, 7c).
first started route in Gimmelwald and finds: "Significantly harder than all 9a's I've done so far" - his suggestion is 9a +. As a reminder: Adam Ondra was unsuccessful on this test piece.
The Frenchman Sébastien Bouin is currently concentrating on the biggest climbing project of his career: He wants to freely climb the sport climbing route "Project DNA". How difficult is the route? Can it be climbed? An overview.
Dave Graham is one of the strongest climbers in the world and has climbed numerous boulders for the first time. For the ascent of the Petrichor boulder, he had to dig deep into his bag of tricks.
Drew Ruana manages the first ascent of an old project near Lincoln Lake. He rates the Insomniac line with an 8c +.
Samuel Ometz from western Switzerland manages to freely climb a multi-pitch route that he set up near Fionnay. The Sauve qui pleut route is one of the most difficult MSL routes in Switzerland.
Giuliano Cameroni manages the first ascent of the seated start of the boulder Hazel Grace on the Gotthard Pass. Giuliano suggests 8c / 8c + as the level of difficulty.
The Ticino climber Nicola Vonanburg succeeds in the first ascent of a long-term project in the gold scary sector near Cevio. As a rating for the Missfonda route, he gives 8c +….
The Norwegian Thilo Schröter succeeds in the first ascent of the impressive Deep Water Solo Route Sjøslag (8c) in Flatanger.
A few weeks ago Daniel Woods managed the first ascent of the Boulder Return of the Sleepwalker. As a rating, he suggested 9a. Here is the video of the inspection.
This video shows Chris Sharma on the first ascent of the spectacular deep water soloing route Es Pontas on the coast of Mallorca.
The Czech professional alpinist and Mammut Pro Team athlete Marek Holecek and his rope partner Radoslav Groh opened a new route called “Heavenly Trap” in the alpine style on the north-west face of the Baruntse (7162m) in Nepal at the end of May.
At Tuzgle there is a hardly discovered first class bouldering area. This video shows Nalle Hukkataival opening up.