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.
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.
Beal has received a lot of feedback about broken handles on the Birdie belay device. For this reason, Beal calls for a review of the device.
In the following video, Frenchman Sébastien Bouin climbs three mystical routes that his compatriot Fred Rouhling first climbed around 25 years ago.
In the following video, climbing greats Adam Ondra and Tommy Caldwell talk about Olympia, The Dawn Wall, the connection between sport climbing and multi-pitch climbing, and their personal plans for the future.
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.
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.
Incredible: Adam Ondra has climbed a total of 1662 routes with a difficulty level of 8a or more in his career.
Stefano Ghisolfi manages the first ascent of the Erebor route in Eremo di San Paolo near Arco. With a difficulty of 9b / +, it is the most difficult sport climbing route in Italy.
Adam Ondra climbs six routes in the upper eighth French grade in southern France, four of them onsight. That and more on LACRUX.
Cédric Lachat closes the year with a difficult route: Supercrackinette (9a +) in Saint-Léger du Ventoux, France.
This video introduces the French Julia Chanourdie and shows her in the Route Eagle-4 (9b) Saint Léger du Ventoux