Keyword: Bernese Oberland
On July 12, 2022, the two Swiss alpinists Nicolas Hojac and Adrian Zurbrügg climbed the Swiss Skyline Route from the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau in the Bernese Oberland in a new best time of 13 hours and 8 minutes. In the video for their record ascent, the two comment on the fine line between speed and risk.
The Swiss climber Dimitri Flick scores points on the Finite Infinity route in the Lehn climbing area in Bern, thereby advancing to grade 9a for the first time. In an interview, Dimitri reveals what it took for this success, how he overcame his frustration with the project and to what extent the competitive season played into his hand.
The Swiss climber and mountaineer Silvan Schüpbach, known for his preference for trad tours and expeditions by fair means, has struck home. Together with Janluca Kostner, respectively with Michel Kipf and Tizian Tobler, he made the first ascents of two new mixed routes in the Bernese Oberland.
The Bernese climber Dimi Vogt manages a one-day red point ascent of the route Zahir (8b +, 300m) on the Wendenstöcken in the Bernese Oberland.
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