Keyword: crack climbing

Babsi Zangerl climbs the hardest trad line of her life: Meltdown (8c+)

Babsi Zangerl repeats one of the most difficult trad crack routes in the world in Yosemite Valley: Meltdown (8c+)

Glatthard, Wahli and Schild release the uncompromising crack test piece GWS-Direct (5 SL, 8a+)

Simon Wahli, Jonas Schild and Yannick Glatthard open a tough and uncompromising crack route on the Furka Pass: GWS-Direct (5SL, 8as+).

Pumpy boulder linkup in the legendary Greenspit crack route repeated | Pura Pura (8c)

Pete Whittaker succeeds in what is probably his second ascent of Pura Pura. The route connects the Boulder Green Shadow with the crack roof Greenspit.

This is how Adam Ondra did in the Wide Boyz basement

Adam Ondra, currently the strongest climber in the world, tries his hand at the most difficult crack problems in the Wide Boyz Cellar.

Didier Berthod frees hard-hitting crack line in Squamish

The Swiss climber and crack specialist Didier Berthod manages the pink point ascent of his long-term project in Squamish, Canada. His new crack line, Crack of Destiny, is likely to rank at the top of the world's most difficult trad lines.

Video: Sean Villanueva and Pete Whittaker in the unforgiving mountains of Patagonia

Last winter in Patagonia, a strong rope team attracted attention: crack specialist Pete Whittaker and Patagonia veteran Sean Villanueva. During their time together, the duo managed, among other things, to wring a first free ascent from two hard crack lines.

Wild ride: Siebe Vanhee repeats iconic trad classics in Sweden

Siebe Vanhee is currently showing nerves of steel in the Swedish climbing area Bohuslän. On his first day in the area, the Belgian secured only the third repetition of the infamous Savage Horse (9-R/X) line, which was one of the most difficult routes in Scandinavia when it was first climbed in 1999.

Ghisolfi, Bosi or Whittaker: who is the strongest crack climber?

It's almost like being knighted to be invited into the Wide Boyz's crack torture chamber. Stefano Ghisolfi made a pretty good trap during his visit to the legendary cellar. But was it enough to claim the title of strongest crack climber?

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