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Brione for beginners: The most beautiful boulders up to 7A

Brione is also easy: Today we'll show you where you can find beautiful bouldering problems in moderate degrees in the Verzasca Valley.

Video tribute to Ticino: Ticino Gravity

Ticino Gravity tells the story of bouldering in Ticino and accompanies Kim Marschner on his First Ascent of Embrace Gravity (8B+).

Tomoa Narasaki wins gold in Keqiao

Tomoa Narasaki wins the first Boulder World Cup of the season and rises to fourth place in the all-time best list.

IFSC Boulder World Cup Keqiao | Info & live stream

Start of the competition season: From April 8th to 10th, 2024, the international bouldering elite will meet in Keqiao for the first World Cup of the season.
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Not for the faint of heart: Shawn Raboutou climbs 8C+ Highball

At the 17 meter high Highball Devilution (8C+) the boundaries between boulder and free solo disappear. This is how Shawn Raboutou climbs the line.

Cameroni, Woods and Berardino are pulling hard in Ticino

There are currently a lot of strong female climbers in Ticino. No wonder hard lines are repeated and first climbed - an overview.

The largest bouldering event in the world | Melloblocco 2024

The world-famous bouldering event Melloblocco will take place in Val di Mello and Val Masino from May 8th to 11th, 2024.
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Uncut: Will Bosi climbing the 9a boulder Return of the Sleepwalker

Will Bosi scored the first repeat of Return of the Sleepwalker (9A) earlier this year. This video shows his ascent.

Elias Iagnemma climbs Burden of Dreams (9A)

Elias Iagnemma repeats Burden of Dreams in Lappnor and secures the fourth ascent of the world's first 9A boulder.

Old master Dai Koyamada releases the hardest project of his life: Yugen (8C/8C+)

8C/8C+ Boulder at the age of 47: The Japanese climbing legend Dai Koyamada opens a new mega line with Yugen.

Swiss Climbing Cup Bouldering Sursee | Live stream & information

The second Swiss Climbing Cup in bouldering will take place in Sursee on Saturday. The finals can be followed in the live stream.

Incredible perseverance: Matt Fultz repeats Big Z (8C+)

3 years, 30 sessions - what a process! Matt Fultz secures the second ascent of the 8C+ Boulder Big Z in Lake Tahoe.

Adam Ondra flashes 8B(+) Boulder in Sweden

Hard send in Sweden: Adam Ondra manages the flash ascent of the 8B(+) compression line Luftig kö till nålens öga.

9 years after the first ascent: 8C+ Highball The Process repeated

17-meter highball: American boulderer Zach Galla secures the first repetition of The Process (8C+).

Mass tourism in climbing: How Ticino bouldering areas are struggling for solutions

Are the Ticino bouldering areas victims of their own success? A report on causes and possible solutions.

Shauna Coxsey wins at La Pedriza

Shauna Coxsey goes bouldering in La Pedraza and climbs six lines in the eighth French degree in four days.

Will Bosi repeats Return of the Sleepwalker (9A) and confirms grade

Will Bosi is unstoppable: In the Red Rocks he secures the first repeat of Return of the Sleepwalker (9A). The 25 year old...

Michaela Kiersch: “My best bouldering day ever”

The American climber Michaela Kiersch pulled 7 boulders between 10B+ and 7B within 8 hours at the Hueco Rock Rodeo.

Daniel Woods climbs the most painful 8C+ of his career with Adrenaline

No pain no gain: This is the motto of Daniel Wood's most recent first ascent, the 8C+ Boulder Adrenaline in Colorado.

Tim Würthner climbs Casavino (8B+)

A replica to success: The German climber Tim Würthner repeats the 8B+ Boulder Casavino in Brione.

The BlocTour is entering the next round

The BlocTour fun competition is entering the next round: 5 regions from 4 countries are represented in 23 halls.

Adam Ondra: “Spraywall training brings the best transfer to the rock”

Training tip from Adam Ondra and Magnus Midtbo: Why 99 percent of all climbers should train on the spray wall.

Michaela Kiersch clears tanks in Hueco

The strong American climber Michaela Kiersch pulls one difficult boulder after another in Hueco Tanks.

Parking and overnight stay in Chironico | Rules 2024

Parking fees have been charged in Chironico since the beginning of the year. You can also spend the night in 3 signposted park areas for a fee.

17-meter highball first climbed: Sean Bailey climbs Devilution (8C+)

Too tall to fall: American professional climber Sean Bailey makes the first ascent of the 17-meter highball Devilution (8C+)

Kim Marschner climbs Neverending Story as a highball | Video

With the rope-free ascent of the three parts of Neverending Story (8C), Kim Marschner fulfilled a dream last year. His ascension probably...

Why boulderers should also train endurance

In this video you will learn why endurance training is also worthwhile for boulderers and how best to go about it.

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Is trail running the perfect training for alpinists?

Trail running as training for alpinists: Today we'll take a closer look at whether and how running has benefits for mountaineering.

Memories of David Lama on the 5th anniversary of his death

5th anniversary of the deaths of David Lama, Hansjörg Auer and Jess Rosskelley. In memory of three exceptional phenomena in modern mountaineering.

Huge landslide on Piz Scerscen

At Piz Scerscen in the Engadine, over a million cubic meters of rock and ice came loose early on Sunday morning.

The world's first modular headlamp: Silva Free

Headlamp novelty: Silva Free is the first modular headlamp that can be put together depending on the planned mountain sports activity.

Go higher when climbing: Here's how to do it

Go higher when climbing: The frog yoga exercise stretches your inner thighs with a noticeable effect.