Keyword: Chironico

How the bouldering mecca Ticino came about: Richi Signer remembers

Richi Signer is one of the first Swiss boulderers. Today he looks back on his beginnings in the bouldering mecca of Ticino.
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New bouldering sector opened in Chironico: Full Ring

The Chironico bouldering area in Ticino already has several thousand bouldering lines, making it one of the most popular destinations in the climbing scene. Now Nils Favre from western Switzerland has opened a new sector near Schattental. This video introduces most of the boulders.

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+).

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.

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.

Jakob Schubert climbs Alphane (9A) | Climbing year of superlatives

Jakob Schubert is the first athlete to master a 9c route and a 9A boulder - within three months!

Yannick Flohé climbs Ticino classics Ephyra (8C+) and From Dirt Grows the Flowers (8C)

Yannick Flohé has made a brilliant start to the new climbing year: in Ticino's Bouldering Mecca Chironico, he climbed two tough test pieces in one day on January 24th: Ephyra (8C+) and From Dirt Grows the Flowers (8C).

Simon Lorenzi climbs Raboutou's Alphane (9A)

The strong Belgian Simon Lorenzi secures an inspection of Alphane. This makes the 25-year-old the third climber this year to repeat Shawn Raboutou's line in Chironico since the first ascent in April.

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