From June 30th to July 2nd, the best climbers in the world will compete in the lead and speed disciplines at the IFSC Climbing World Cup in Villars. Here you will find the most important information and live streams for the competition.
After the European Championships in Munich in mid-August, Stefano Ghisolfi wants to devote his full attention to the 9c route Silence. Will he find a simpler solution than Adam Ondra like in Change (9b+)? And does the 9c even face the same fate as Alex Megos' bibliography?
A major fire raged in the Spanish sports climbing Mecca Oliana. How much has the climbing area suffered? We summarize and clarify.
The Japanese Tomoa Narasaki is one of the strongest boulderers in the world. In this video he reveals the best way to hold underhand grips and what to look out for.
Janja Garnbret reported back to the competition in Innsbruck and secured the 33rd gold medal of her World Cup career with her victory. Colin Duffy wrote climbing history: The American was the first athlete to win both the Bouldering and the Lead World Cup at the same event.
The American Connor Herson recently made a name for himself with the trad inspection of Empath (9a). Now comes the next prank: together with his father, he manages to free climb the Salathe Wall on El Capitan.
James Pearson manages the fourth iteration of the trad route Lexicon (E11, 7a) in the Lake District. To add spice to his ascent, he entered the Trad line, which is not only one of the most difficult in England but also in the world, without first checking out in the top rope.
2021 was one of the best years for Italian climbing pro Stefano Ghisolfi. He not only won the overall World Cup in lead climbing, but crowned his season with the first repeat of Bibliography, which was only the second 9c worldwide at the time.
From June 21st to 26th, the best climbers in the world will compete in the disciplines of paraclimbing, bouldering and lead at the IFSC Climbing World Cup in Innsbruck. Here you will find the most important information and live streams for the competition.
The Catalan province of Lleida and with it the world-famous sports climbing area of Oliana were hit by a major fire. There are no injuries. The extinguishing work is still ongoing.
We'll show you the quad stretch exercise, which stretches your thighs and hip flexors so you can climb higher.
We show the advantages and disadvantages of individual stand construction techniques and the importance of the angle of the compensation anchorage.
Adam Ondra first climbed the Pungitopo (8c + / 9a) line in the Laghel valley outside of Arco - by invitation, so to speak. Local Francesco Morandi spotted the aesthetic line years ago and nailed it. Since it was too hard for him himself, he offered the first ascent to Adam Ondra, who gratefully accepted this offer.
It's almost time: From June 16th to 19th, Petzl invites you to the largest German-speaking climbing festival in Franconian Switzerland. The program includes music, parties, athletes' presentations, workshops and of course lots of climbing meters in Germany's largest climbing area.
It weighs 1340 grams and still offers space for two people plus plenty of material. We took a closer look at the Alto TR2 ultra-light tent from Sea to Summit and tested it for you in our local mountains.