Now the route “Merci la Vie” (8a) on the Geneva pillar in the north face of the Eiger has received two red point ascents. The 300 meter long route was set up by Nina Caprez, Roger Schaeli and Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll in August 2019 and could now be…Read more
The Paul Preuss award honors extreme mountaineers or climbers who, in the course of their entire development in mountain sports, have committed themselves to free climbing not only through outstanding performance in the mountains, but also in the spi…Read more
The Pole Lukasz Dudek can fulfill a dream with the rope solo ascent of “Bellavista” (XI- / 8c). After Hansjörg Auer, David Lama, the Pou brothers and Heli Kotter. It was only the 7th free ascent of the route.
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The south tyrolian climber The two mountain guides Simon Gietl and Andrea Oberbacher sent the first ascent of ‘DNA’, a new multi-pitch rock climb up Croda degli Alpini, the foresummit of Cima Ovest in the Tre Cime di Lavaredo group of the Italian Dol…Read more
The probably best female allround climber Barbara “Babsi” Zangerl made the first repeat of the multi pitch route ‘Kampfzone’, the five-pitch alpine sports climb on the Kleiner Turm in the Rätikon massif first ascended ground-up in 2013 by Beat Kammer…Read more
On Friday, July 31st, Filip Babicz, one of the best dry tool climbers in the world, was able to perform the first repetition and the first solo of the entire Peuterey ridge, also called “Integralissima”. The ridge leads from the Frêney brook to appro…Read more