Keyword: Brione

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.

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+).

Tim Würthner climbs Casavino (8B+)

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

In the 8C(+) frenzy: Aidan Roberts opens The Lions Share

Briton Aidan Roberts announces the first ascent of a new boulder line in Brione, Ticino. He rates the boulder The Lions Share with 8C +.

Matt Fultz repeats Vecchio Leone sit (8C+)

Matt Fultz secures the first repeat of Vecchio Leone sit (8C+) in Brione. It's the seventh boulder of this grade for the strong American, but the first time he's cracked such a difficult problem outside of the States.

Groin climbing at its finest: Aidan Roberts commits Unison (8C, FA)

The strong Briton Aidan Roberts manages the first ascent of Unison in Brione. The 8C-rated line offers rock-hard groin shooting in overhanging terrain and demands finger strength and precision in equal measure.

Hardest move? Raboutou and Roberts vs Vecchio Low (8C+)

Shawn Raboutou and Aidan Roberts are currently among the strongest boulderers in the world. But even with these calibers things are not always easy, as a three-hour session in the Vecchio Low project shows.