On Saturday, August 15th, a mountain accident occurred at the cathedral in Valais (Switzerland). An alpinist was killed.
The young western Swiss Dylan Chuat successfully climbs the heavy boulder Foundation's Edge (8c) in Valais, Switzerland for the fourth time.
Swiss climber Samuel Ometz successfully repeats the 9a route Buddha / L'Oeuvre near Fionnay in Valais.
This video shows Frenchman Clément Lechaptois celebrating Dave Graham's first-ever 8c Boulder's Foundation's Edge.
Clément Lechaptois gets the second repetition of the 8c boulders Foundation's Edge and climbs a few days later The Never Ending Story (8b +).
Christof Rauch is currently on a bouldering trip in Valais. Already in the first days he scored four heavy boulders, including Scarred For Life (8b +).
On the 11. August 2019, shortly after 10.00 clock, a mountain accident occurred on the Obergabelhorn. A mountaineer lost his life.
On the occasion of the celebration of the Fiamma, on Saturday, a woman fell into the depths. On the same day, two alpinists lost their lives on the Dent Blanche in Valais.
Czech top climber Martin Stranik succeeds in repeating the 8b + Boulder Underground Paradise at Fionnay, Valais.
Wallis climber Samuel Ometz picks up at the 6. April 2019 the ascent of the 9a route Bain de Sang in the western Swiss climbing area St. Loup.
Marine Thevenet announces the ascent of Boulder La Danse Des Balrogs in Valais, Switzerland.
At the end of last year, American Shawn Raboutou visited Switzerland and rode around the Valais together with Swiss Giuliano Cameroni. The result of the two-week trip are tours of the 9a Buddha Route and the Boulder Foundation Edge (8c), Pied de Biche (8b +), Manhatten Reine Cantonale (8b +) and Acarres for Life (8b +).
A few days after the commemoration of one of the heaviest Trad routes in Switzerland, Hanuman im Brigerbad, by Fabian Borter, Patrik Aufdenblatten also manages the ascent.
On the 27. and 28. February 2019 Simon Chatelan and Silvan Schüpbach were able to open a challenging mixed route at the Aiguille de l'Amône.
The Valais mountain guide Fabian Borter manages the first repeat of the Hanuman Trad route in Brigerbad, which is rated 8b +.