Keyword: Vecchio Leone

In the 8C(+) frenzy: Aidan Roberts opens The Lions Share

Briton Aidan Roberts announces the first ascent of a new boulder line in Brione, Ticino. He rates the boulder The Lions Share with 8C +.

Will Bosi climb Ghisolfi's mega-project Excalibur soon?

With Stefano Ghisolfi, Adam Ondra and Jakob Schubert, three of the world's best climbers joined forces in spring 2022 to wrestle an ascent of the potential 9c line Excalibur - without success. Will Bosi has been staying in Arco for a short time. After just one day, the strong Scot was able to do all 18 moves and climb the route in three stages.

Aidan Roberts and Will Bosi unstoppable

Strong, stronger, Bosi and Roberts. The two climbers currently seem to be able to do almost everything they set out to do. Recent examples: Will Bosi repeats Forgotten Gem (8C) and Ephyra (8C+). With Veccio Leone Sitstart (8C+, FA), Aidan Roberts decodes a bouldering problem that greats like Bernd Zangerl tried to solve 15 years ago.

Video: Jakob Schubert climbs Ticino classics

At the beginning of the year, the reigning lead world champion and Olympic bronze medal winner Jakob Schubert paid a visit to Ticino. This video shows the ascent of three difficult boulders.

Vadim Timonov dusts off in Ticino: Amber, General Disarray and more

The Russian Vadim Timonov has been in Switzerland for a little over a week now. Within a very short space of time he started numerous heavy Ticino classics.

Thilo Schröter climbs in rows Ticino classic

The Norwegian top boulderer Thilo Schröter spent almost a month in the Ticino bouldering hotspots and climbed one classic after the other. LACRUX reported in early March about...

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