With Stefano Ghisolfi, Adam Ondra and Jakob Schubert, three of the world's best climbers joined forces in spring 2022 to wring 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.
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.
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.
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.
The Norwegian top boulderer Thilo Schröter spent almost a month in the Ticino bouldering hotspots and climbed one classic after the other. At the beginning of March, LACRUX reported on ...