Keyword: gimmelwald

Double success in Gimmelwald

20-year-old Jonas Utelli makes the first ascent of No Fear of Beer (9a+) in Gimmelwald. Dimi Vogt repeats Schwarz Mönch (9a).

Rocktober: Swiss elite climber in 9a fever

Samuel Ometz succeeds in X Integral (9a+), Dimitri Flick scores Inferno (9a) and Dylan Chuat secures the 2nd ascent of La Mola Mola (9a)

Marco Müller: "Oblivion (9a) was a mental struggle" | Video

The Swiss climber Marco Müller secures the second ascent of the 9a route Oblivion in the sport climbing mecca of Gimmelwald.

The 10 most beautiful climbing crags in western Switzerland

Western Switzerland is a climbing mecca that is second to none. From the Bernese Oberland to Valais there are numerous climbing areas that are worth a visit. In this article we present you the 10 most worthwhile climbing crags in this region.

Solveig Korherr climbs Jungfraumarathon (9a) near Gimmelwald

The German climber Solveig Korherr scores the Gimmelwald test piece Jungfraumarathon (9a). For two and a half weeks, she tweaked her beta and refined her moves before she could scale the endurance hammer.

Obed Hardmeier repeats Schwarz Mönch (9a/+)

The Swiss Obed Hardmeier manages the red point ascent of the Schwarz Mönch route near Gimmeldwald. Level of difficulty levels off at 9a/+.

Alex Rohr manages the first ascent of Oblivion (9a) in Gimmelwald

The Swiss professional climber Alex Rohr connects the routes Alpenbitter (8c+/9a) and Renardo Rules (8c/8c+) to Oblivion in the Swiss climbing Mecca Gimmelwald. He rates his new tour with a hard boulder crux as 9a.

Megos in Gimmelwald: what a ticklist

If that doesn't bode well for the second Lead World Cup of the season in Villars. During a flying visit to the Gimmelwald climbing area, Alexander Megos quickly scored Renardo Rules (8c, flash), El Molinero (8c+, in the second go), Goldfinger (8c, in the third go) and Schweizer Franken (8b+, in the fourth go).

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