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.
Ticino is one of the most popular climbing areas in Switzerland. The fourth edition of the SAC climbing guide is now available.
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 experiences two repetitions within a week: Nina Caprez and Sascha Lehmann climb the route rotpunkt.
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.
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.
Edition Filidor publishes the two new climbing guides Plaisir Süd Volume 1 and 2. The two new climbing guides are now available.
The El Cap Feelings route was awakened by Yannick Glatthard and Niklaus Kohler from a deep sleep and climbed red dot for the first time.
There is a new SAC climbing guide for one of the oldest and most important climbing areas in Switzerland, the Basler Jura.
We present the best gift ideas for climbing and bouldering. From heated chalkbag over the digital topo to the ultra-light headlamp.
In September 2019, Jörg Andreas, Micha Schreiber and Jonathan Elter manage the first ascent of the Gran Paradiso route on the Wendenstöcken.
Jonas Schild and Yannick Glatthard made a one-day redpoint ascent on the 30.08.2019 multi-pitch route Silverback (8a +) at the Rotbrätt.
Marcel Schenk and David Hefti succeed on 5. July 2019 the first free ascent of the south pillar on the Cima dal Largh, a historically significant peak of the Bergell.
Following his trip to the USA (vlogs here) Adam Ondra went to Chile. In the La Carcel sector in the Valle de los Condores, he opened a difficult ...
The professional alpinist Roger Schäli publishes “Passion Eiger”, a magazine that tells the story of his passion for what is probably the most famous north face in the world. Enriched with ...