David Firnenburg manages to climb a difficult line again: He climbs Finite Infinity (9a) in the Lehn sport climbing area.
Adam Ondra announces the red point ascent of the most difficult route in Italy, Erebor. Adam Ondra gives a rating of 9b, thus classifying the route compared to the first ascent Stefano Ghisolfi.
The Scot Will Bosi is unstoppable. It was only just under a week ago that he succeeded in the first ascent of the 23-year-old Mutation (9a +) project in the Raven Tor climbing area. Now he announces another first ascent with the same level of difficulty: Brandenburg Gate. The video of the inspection can be found below in the article.
German professional climber Alex Megos successfully climbs the route Wunderheiler (9a / +) in the Schneiderloch climbing area, Frankenjura.
A few days ago the Scotsman Will Bosi succeeded in repeating the Mutation route in the Peak District. This is the first repetition of the route since Steve McClure's first free ascent 23 years ago. Will Bosi upgrades the route in terms of difficulty. Once again the question arises: Do the history books have to be rewritten?
We have taken a closer look at the Mammut Crag We Care Classic sport climbing rope and tested it on the rock for you.
Janja Garnbret writes climbing history with her onsight ascent of the 8c route Fish Eye. Never before has a woman succeeded in onsighting a route with this level of difficulty.
A few days ago, Yannick Glatthard from the Bernese Oberland managed to climb the legendary Greenspit crack route in the Valle dell'Orco. In an interview with LACRUX, Yannick reveals what the ascent means to him and whether crack climbing gloves change the style of the route.
In the past few weeks, we have received an above-average number of reports about inspections. Philipp Geisenhoff opened a new difficult route in the Basler Jura, Alexander Rohr and Dylan Chuat each scored two 9a's, Katherine Choong climbed a difficult MSL tour and Yannick Flohe flashed an 8b boulder.
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A few days ago Adam Ondra managed the first ascent of the 9a + Routeolekuly in the Moravský kras area in the north of Brno. The key point demands everything from Ondra, which is expressed in the obligatory roar.
What's going on in the Frankenjura? Markus Bock and Michael Ordinance have to pay a total of 2000 euros in fines because they canceled the route The Last Dance a year ago.
A few days ago, the American Jonathan Siegrist succeeded in repeating the 9b route Lapsus in the Italian climbing area of Andonno. Depending on the type of inspection, Siegrist suggests a devaluation.
The Austrian professional climber Jakob Schubert succeeds in ascent of the deep water soloing route Es Pontas on Mallorca. Just a few days after his success in Alasha.
The Italian professional climber Laura Rogora does not seem to be able to stop. At the beginning of the month she wrote climbing history with the ascent of the Erebor (9b / +) sport climbing route. Never before has a woman climbed this degree. She used the past weekend again to make headlines.