In the French climbing area Buoux there is an impressive route that has not been conquered for decades: Le Bombé Bleu. Some have tried their hand at the imposing line: Ben Moon, Fred Rouhling or Chris Sharma. And now Lucien Martinez, Anatole Bosio and Charles Albert.
In this video, Brit Tom Randall climbs what is arguably the longest man-made crack in the UK.
Iker Pou manages the first ascent of a heavily overhanging and long roof route on the Spanish island of Mallorca. The route called Gran Guggenheim is rated 9a + by Iker.
Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll announces an almost unimaginable ascent: the Belgian single-handedly succeeds in crossing the Fitz Roy Traverse in Patagonia. He crossed the numerous peaks between February 5 and 10, 2021 and calls the crossing The Moon Walk Traverse.
In the following video, Frenchman Sébastien Bouin climbs three mystical routes that his compatriot Fred Rouhling first climbed around 25 years ago.
Danny MacAskill is riding a plate climbing route on his bike. The result of the hair-raising action can be seen in the film The Slabs.
Caroline Treadway gets to the bottom of the issue of eating disorders in climbers in her documentary Light. Or to put it another way: She names the problem by name.
Ice climbing is not without it. We show what you have to look out for when ice climbing and present tips from professionals.
The Cerro Torre in Patagonia is one of the most impressive rock formations in the world and every year attracts numerous alpinists from all over the world. These impressive photos show the granite colossus.
Janja Garnbret and Domen Skofic from Slovenia started the world's longest artificial multi-pitch climbing route. The route is located at the highest chimney in Europe at 360 meters. We show pictures and the video of the inspection.
Alexandra Schweikart and Christopher Igel have set up the impressive multi-pitch route Space Force with difficulties up to 8a + in Val Bavona (Ticino). A 40 degree steep crack roof is the heart of the route. According to Chris and Alex, this is a dream pitch, 8a, most of which can be secured with cams. We asked Alex and Chris to tell us more about the first ascent and the story behind it.
In autumn 2019, the Frenchman Seb Bouin scored the most difficult route in France to date: La Rage d'Adam in the Verdon Gorge. The video now published by Hugo Parmentier shows him planning the route - and how crazy the sequences are.
In this video Stefano Ghisolfi tells the story behind the first ascent of the route Erebor (9b / +), the most difficult route in Italy.
Alex Megos cancels a number of sponsorship deals. He is new to the team of the French mountain sports outfitter Petzl.
Martina Demmel climbed a total of 2020 routes in the eighth French degree in 201 and spent 222 days on the rock. We introduce the young talent.