Italians Alessandro Baù and Giovanni Zaccaria have established a new line on Cerro Piergiorgio east face. Acting on a tip-off from Rolando Garibotti, they followed a thin line of ice circa 200m high (WI5 – M5), described as being Read more
The Swiss Giuliano Cameroni is sometimes out on the rope. The result was an absolutely impressive line “Simple man” (8c) along a sharp edge in the Swiss climbing area Val Bavona. The line had bolted by his friend Fabrizio.
“Val Bavona is one o…Read more
After the Swiss Cédric Lachat, Seb Bouin manages an ascent of Klemen Becan’s “Joe Mama” 9a+ in the Spanish climbing crag of Oliana. It was the 8th ascent of the route which, with Anak Verhoeven, can also be a female ascent. Like Cédric, also Seb sl…Read more
The 18-year-old Frenchman Loïc Zehani reports his first 9a route this year. He called the route “Teahupoo” 9a and was drilled by his father Christophe Zehani. It was his 9th route in grade 9a and more difficult. Last year Loïc climbed his first 9b ro…Read more
The 20-year-old Scotsman William Bosi sends, after Adam Ondra, Stefano Ghisolfi and Daniel Woods, the 4th ascent of “La Capella” 9b in the Spanish climbing area Siurana. William skips the grade 9a+ and is the only second Briton to climb a route of…Read more
The Italian climbing area Laghel near Arco near Lake Garda, known as one of the most difficult climbing areas in Italy and the world, is currently closed for climbing. The high-end climbing garden Laghel, with some of the Read more
An adventure among the more than 1000 towers of the Saxon Switzerland National Park discovered over 200 years ago among the dense forests very close to the Elbe river and becoming the point of reference all over the world for a unique climbing style …Read more