Toni Lamprecht reports again that a hard boulder was inspected in the Kochel area. The 48 year old has had an extremely successful year.
The Spanish professional climber Edu Marin succeeds in the first ascent of the route The Clinic near Shangfang, China. With the grade 9a + it is the hardest sport climbing route in China….
Together with Bernd Zangerl, Giuliano Cameroni spent several days in the Valle dell'Orco and among other things opened the Boulder Gran Paradiso (8b + / c).
In September 2019, Jörg Andreas, Micha Schreiber and Jonathan Elter manage the first ascent of the Gran Paradiso route on the Wendenstöcken.
David Hefti and Marcel Schenk get the first ascent of a new tour in perfect Bergeller granite: Sotsura (8a, 260m).
The German professional alpinist Robert Jasper manages a new tour in the right part of the Eiger north face: Meltdown (7a +). He committed the route single-handedly and secured ...
Adam and Stefano Ghisolfi, probably the best Italian competition and rock climbers, are opening two new routes. One of them is called Adafano (8c / 8c +).
As part of a climbing festival Adam Ondra managed the first ascent of the 9a route Interklemezzo in Tijesno Canyon. After the ascent he set up another heavy route next to it, which he could not score yet.
Fred Nicole and Giuliano Cameroni score the legacy climbing route Legacy (9a) in the Rocklands. The visit by Giuliano triggered a heated debate.
Giuliano Cameroni manages what is probably the first Flash ascent of an 8b boulder. He celebrates “The House of the Rising Sun” in the South African Rocklands.
In the middle of August Graubünden's Dave von Allmen opened a new boulder in the Swiss bouldering area Magic Wood: Shazam.
The Bernese Kevin Heiniger opens a new Boulder (Dozer, 7c +) in Balsthal. Here is the video of his visit.
Tom Randall talks about the Route Black Mamba injury and reveals how he motivates himself over and over again.
American bouldering pro Daniel Woods extends the 8b + Boulder Fortaleza on the Ubatuba coast and rates the new creation of Direct Hit with 8c.
The two Swiss alpinists Roger Schäli and Stephan Siegrist were able to set a new route through the Rotbrätt west face on the Jungfrau with silverback in June 2019 ...