Keyword: Multi-pitch route

“Falls during rope soloing are static and intense – not the best experience.”

Siebe Vanhee climbs two difficult multi-pitch routes rope solo in the Verdon Gorge, the 8b Une Jolie Fleur even almost onsight.

These 5 multi-pitch routes are suitable for Ecopoint climbing

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Bad runouts and 30-meter falls: Louis Gundolf frees Projekt Lama (250m, 8c +)

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The Belgians strike again

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Nina Caprez climbs the guestless test piece Yeah Man (8b +, 300m)

Only one year after the birth of her child, the Swiss climber Nina Caprez is back in the climbing business - it seems almost stronger than before: In the Friborg Gastlosen, the 36-year-old succeeds in repeating the difficult multi-pitch tour Yeah Man (8b +, 300m).

Pete Whittaker and Sean Villanueva conquer icy offwidth crack

Pete Whittaker and Sean Villanueva are repeating the Yacaré route (550m, 7a+) opened by Pedro and Tomás Odell earlier this month on the Aguja Rafael Juarez in Patagonia. The British-Belgian rope team managed to free climb all rope lengths for the first time.

Solène Amoros and Katherine Choong climb Alibaba (240m, 8a+) in Aiglun

The French Solène Amoros and the Swiss Katherine Choong manage the red point ascent of the difficult multi-pitch tour Alibaba (240m, 8a +) in Aiglun, France. Both athletes lead climbed all eight pitches in the correct order. They spent a total of three and a half days on the wall.

Alex Luger manages the red point ascent of Seventh Direction (8c, 220m) | interview

In the summer of 2018 and 2019, top Austrian athlete Alex Luger opened the multi-pitch route Seventh Direction (8c+, 220m) on the Drusenfluh east face. On August 6, he managed the first free ascent of the heavily overhanging line. We spoke to the man from Vorarlberg about his mega-project, in which he invested five years of his life and which culminated with the red point ascent.

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