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Hardest trad flash? Peter Whittaker climbs La Fuerza de la Gravedad (8b)

Crack specialist Peter Whittaker manages the flash ascent of the classic La Fuerza de la Gravedad (8b) by Carlos Logroño Viscasillas in Spain. Even if the wide boy "only" rates the line as 8b thanks to the new beta, it's still one of the toughest flash ascents of a trad route.

Yannick Glatthard on France's toughest trad route | Le Voyage (E10, 7a)

The Swiss mountain guide and climber Yannick Glatthard repeats this in the French Annot Le Voyage (E10, 7a). The line, first climbed by James Pearson in 2017, is considered one of the most difficult pure trad routes in France.

Jacopo Larcher climbs one of the most difficult trad crack routes in the world: Meltdown (8c +)

Jacopo Larcher secures the third ascent of the iconic Trad crack line Meltdown (8c +) in Cascade Creek in California's Yosemite Valley. After Beth Rodden's first ascent in 2008, it was a full decade before Carlo Traversi was the first to repeat the trad test piece.

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.

After almost falling: Hazel Findlay returns and climbs Impact Day (E8, 6c)

After falling at The Crux years ago and narrowly avoiding a fall, Hazel Findlay faces her fears and returns to the infamous Impact Day (E8, 6c) trad route in the Lake District.

Trio of women climbs Big Wall Tour Rayu (610m, 8c) | DiGiulian, Soderlund & Harrington

Sasha DiGiulian, Matilda Söderlund and Brette Harrington manage the first women's ascent of the difficult big wall route Rayu (610m, 8c) in the Picos de Europa in Spain. Opened in 2020 by the Pou brothers and Kico Cerdá, Rayu climbs the steadily increasing south face of Peña Santa de Castilla.

Larcher and Vanhee score Tradroute Le Voyage (E10 7a) | Video

The route Le Voyage in southern France is one of the most demanding trad routes in the world. This video shows the ascent of the two professional climbers Jacopo Larcher and Siebe Vanhee.

James Pearson climbs Neil Gresham's trad line Lexicon (E11, 7a)

James Pearson manages the fourth iteration of the trad route Lexicon (E11, 7a) in the Lake District. To add spice to his ascent, he entered the Trad line, which is not only one of the most difficult in England but also in the world, without first checking out in the top rope.

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