Alexander Rohr is currently in top form. Within a few weeks, he managed numerous routes in the upper eighth and ninth French degrees. The two routes Knockout (8c +) and Inferno (9a / 9a +) are first ascents.
The German climber Jonas Winter started the year successfully. He got several difficult ascents, including two first ascents.
In an interview, Giani Clement talks about the first ascent of the Last Night on Earth boulder and its handling of the corona pandemic.
At the beginning of the year, the American Shawn Raboutou managed the first ascent of a long-term project: Roadkill (8c) in the Val Bavona.
Giuliano Cameroni from Ticino once again manages the first ascent of a new and difficult line in Val Bavona: Manouche (8b).
Jimmy Webb visited the French bouldering area Fontainebleau repeatedly, but was badly hit by bad weather. Thank God there is Ticino.
In March 2019, Jimmy Webb successfully climbed the Boulders Gateway at the famous Block Dreamtime in Cresciano. Jimmy specifies 8b + as the difficulty.
The American Drew Ruana is causing a stir again. A few days ago he made a difficult first ascent in Joe's Valley: Pegasus (8c).
Professional athlete Giuliano Cameroni from Ticino manages the first ascent of a difficult climbing route in Val Bavona: Simple Man (8c).
In 2019, Seb Bouin managed the first ascent of the most difficult route in France, La Rage d'Adam (9b / +). This video shows impressive pictures from the route.
In November 2019, Fabian Buhl successfully climbed the multi-pitch tour Déja (8c +) in the Rätikon. We spoke to Fabi about the first ascent.
Nicolas Hojac, Stephan Siegrist and Lukas Hinterberger make first ascents in Patagonia. Among other things, they climb the northeast wall of Cerro Cachet.
On January 1, 2020, Canadian Miles Adamson successfully climbed the Too Tall to Fall line on the famous Grandma Peabody block in the Bishop bouldering area.
In 2017 Chris Sharma climbed a difficult and high deep water solo route in Mallorca. We show impressive pictures of his first ascent of Big Fish.
This video shows three first ascents Glory Hole, Fear of the Dark and Lowrider by Giuliano Cameroni from Ticino in the bouldering area Magic Wood.