All the bolts on the Badener Wand in the Battert climbing area are gone. History becomes the case of the judiciary. What's wrong? What's next?
In the Moravian Karst region of the Czech Republic, there is a 140-meter-deep collapse depression that forms a huge cave. There are climbing routes there, but climbing is only allowed on five days a year. Adam Ondra did not miss this opportunity.
In July, Seb Bouin climbed the ultimate endurance test piece with Nordic Marathon (130m, 9b/+) in Flatanger. The monster route stretches 130 meters through the gigantic roof and connects Nordic Plumber (8c) with the second pitch of Thor's Hammer (9a/+) and the direct headwall of Hanhelleren Cave. Now there is the video for the impressive first ascent.
Théo Blass is the youngest climber who has climbed the 9a red point difficulty level so far. Magnus Midtbo wanted to experience first-hand how strong the young Frenchman is and met the 13-year-old bouldering in his home country. A duel in which the Norwegian Youtuber had to dress warmly.
About a year ago, Michaela Kiersch managed to inspect the Sqamish classic Dreamcatcher (9a). The video with impressive footage of this aesthetic route is now online. 2021…
The South Korean Chaehyun was only the second woman to climb the route La Rambla (9a +) in November. Now the video of their inspection is online.
In 2011, Alex Honnold realized what was then the most difficult rope-free ascent in Yosemite Valley with his free solo from The Phoenix (7c +). More than ten years later, filmmaker Peter Mortimer publishes the video of the radical solo effort. A personal and breathtaking look behind the scenes of this solo.
We tested what is perhaps the stickiest climbing shoe for you, the Souped Up by Unparallel, in the climbing hall and on the rock. You can find out how the shoe fared in the following video. AND: You can win a model - tailor-made for you, even before the official market launch!
Burden of Dreams is the first 9A boulder in the world and has not been repeated since Nalle Hukkataival first climbed it in 2016. Shawn Raboutou recently attempted the tough problem in Lappnor, Finland.
Will Bosi paid a visit to the Bouldering Mecca Cresciano in Ticino and let off steam on the Dreamtime block: within one day he flashed The Dagger (8B/+) and climbed Dreamtime (8C) on the fourth attempt.
This video shows Jakob Schubert planning the Project Big route in Flatanger, one of the most difficult climbing routes in the world.
The two top climbers Stefano Ghisolfi and Laura Rogora drill a new sport climbing route. Is that okay?
This video shows successful climber Warren Harding and his penchant for alcohol, parties and difficult first ascents.
This video shows eight super strong boulderers as they tackle the Kingdom Wall in Brione, Ticino.
In August, Jonathan Siegrist managed the red point ascent of the Kinder Cakes (9a +) route in Rifle. This video not only shows his solid ascent, but a crazy double hook.