Keyword: Highball

Highball or free solo? Karo Sinnhuber climbs Black Beat (7b+)

Highball or already free solo? The Austrian Karo Sinnhuber repeats Black Beat (7b+) in the Zillertal.

Jimmy Webb settles outstanding accounts: Swiss Air (8C), First Ascent

A year after his highball injury, Jimmy Webb returns to Ticino to complete his open project: Swiss Air (8C)

Huge highball: This is how Keenan Takahashi climbs A little Life (8B+) | Video

In December 2022, Keenan Takahashi made the first ascent of A Little Life (8B+) in the Buttermilks. Antigrav accompanied the American climber during the ascent process and in their latest production shows what is behind the first ascent of an impressive highball.

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.

Video: Dave Graham succeeds in Squalo Bianco, Florian Wientjes on a successful solo mission

The American Dave Graham is almost a fixture in Ticino. His most recent video shows him inspecting the Giuliano Cameroni line Squalo Bianco (8b +). Also in Ticino, but only for three days, was the German boulderer Florian Wintjes. He managed several highballs and the Kubalik (8b+) and Conquistador direct (8b) lines.

Hannah Meul: highball action in Val Bavona

The German climber Hannah Meul leaves her comfort zone and does the highball Auf quiet Pfoten (8a) in the Bavona valley in Ticino.

Giuliano Cameroni: First ascent of the Boulder Manouche (8b) in the Val Bavona

Giuliano Cameroni from Ticino once again manages the first ascent of a new and difficult line in Val Bavona: Manouche (8b).

Too Tall to Fall: Miles Adamson opens highball in Bishop

On January 1, 2020, Canadian Miles Adamson successfully climbed the Too Tall to Fall line on the famous Grandma Peabody block in the Bishop bouldering area.


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Cédric Lachat repeats 85-meter endurance hammer Chilam Balam (9a+/b)

The Swiss professional climber Cédric Lachat scores Chilam Balam (9a+/b), his 50th route in the ninth grade.

A dream, two dirt bags, 3000 meters of climbing

Film tip: The two dirtbags Drew Herder and Ben Wilbur try to conquer the longest climbing route in the world in the Long Wall.

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The climbing shoe for hooking: Black Diamond Method S

With the Method S, Black Diamond has developed a sophisticated climbing shoe that performs well in sport climbing and bouldering.
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