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Jain Kim Wins 30th Lead World Cup Medal | record

Chamonix was characterized by extremes. Jain Kim took the 30th lead medal while Toby Roberts took the first lead gold medal.

IFSC Lead & Speed ​​World Cup Chamonix | Info & live stream

From July 7th to 9th, 2023, the world's best climbers will meet in Chamonix for the IFSC Lead and Speed ​​World Cup. We have put together the most important information and the live stream for you.

Seb Bouin scores bibliography (9b+) at Céüse

Sébastien Bouin manages the fourth ascent of the Bibliography route (9b +). It is his second 9b/+ route this year.

Matty Hong climbs Sharma test piece biography (9a +)

The American Matty Hong repeats Biography in Ceüse, the first sport climbing route with a difficulty level of 9a+. It was drilled in 1989 by Jean-Christophe Lafaille. The American Chris Sharma managed a first free ascent in 2001.

Belgian-French duo climbs 100 Fontainebleau 7A's in one day

Seb Berthe and Hugo Parmentier put a pretty crazy idea into action last week: Within one day they climbed one hundred 7A boulders in the French bouldering mecca of Fontainebleau and covered the distance in between by bike (70 kilometers) and on foot.

Cédric Lachat climbs 9b for the first time with Fantasia

At the age of 38, the Swiss professional climber Cédric Lachat managed the most difficult route of his career so far: Fantasia (9b).

Controversial action: top alpinist Christophe Profit in court

In the summer of last year, the renowned alpinist and mountain guide Christophe Profit removed metal posts that were used to secure the heavily frequented Goûter route on Mont Blanc. Now he has been charged with theft. He faces a fine of 4000 euros.

Form test passed: Katherine Choong climbs Les Nerfs à Vif (8c +)

The Swiss climber Katherine Choong has scored the route Les Nerfs à Vif (8c +) in the French climbing area La Verrière. The line was a kind of form check for the Jura after a short winter break. Now she is optimistic about her big multi-pitch projects.


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Alessandro Zeni climbs one of the most difficult MSL routes in the world with Wu Wei

Alessandro Zeni succeeds in the first free ascent of the extremely difficult multi-pitch route Wu Wei (180m, 9a) in Val Nuvola, Italy.

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Merino wool is one of the most remarkable superfibers. We explore the question of what makes them so special.

Follow the finals of the Swiss Climbing Cup in the live stream

The finals of the Swiss Climbing Cup will take place on September 16th. For the first time, these can be followed in the live stream.

7 peaks, 42 kilometers, 4200 meters in altitude: Hojac and Zurbrügg complete the fright marathon in under 19 hours

The Swiss alpinists Nicolas Hojac and Adrian Zurbrügg completed the fright marathon in the Bernese Oberland in just 18 hours and 52 minutes.

Win a climbing session with Megos, Sandner and Glatthard

Win a day of climbing with Alex Megos, Norbert Sandner and Yannick Glatthard. A public panel discussion will follow.