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New bouldering sector opened in Chironico: Full Ring

The Chironico bouldering area in Ticino already has several thousand bouldering lines, making it one of the most popular destinations in the climbing scene. Now Nils Favre from western Switzerland has opened a new sector near Schattental. This video introduces most of the boulders.

Climbing the North of the South: Ossola Rock | climbing guide

The north of Italy offers a wealth of climbing areas. We present the climbing guide Ossola Rock with areas like Cadarese or Croveo.

New Dolomites climbing guide available

Vertical Life publishes a new comprehensive multi-pitch climbing guide for the Dolomites. 138 alpine sport climbing routes in the famous Dolomite valleys are described in detail in the book.

Climbing guide Tessin / Ticino: edition published in 2021

Ticino is one of the most popular climbing areas in Switzerland. The fourth edition of the SAC climbing guide is now available.

MSL first ascent in Val Bavona: Alexandra Schweikart and Christopher Igel climb Space Force (8a +)

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.

Merci La Vie repeats: The new classic on the Eiger north face?

Merci La Vie experiences two repetitions within a week: Nina Caprez and Sascha Lehmann climb the route rotpunkt.

Bouldering on the Furka Pass and Nufenen Pass: Topos now in the Swiss Bloc 1 guide

In the bouldering guide Swiss Bloc 1, the blocks on the Furkapass that have been developed in recent years and new lines on the Nufenenpass are listed exclusively.

New multi-pitch route in the Sanetsch area: Utopia

Jean-Marie Porcellana and Michel Piola have set up a new multi-pitch route in the climbing area Sanetsch (Valais) with Utopia (8 SL, 7a +). There is information, pictures and topos in this article.



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