Keyword: Third ascent

Jacopo Larcher climbs one of the most difficult trad crack routes in the world: Meltdown (8c +)

Jacopo Larcher secures the third ascent of the iconic Trad crack line Meltdown (8c +) in Cascade Creek in California's Yosemite Valley. After Beth Rodden's first ascent in 2008, it was a full decade before Carlo Traversi was the first to repeat the trad test piece.

The crowning glory: Seb Bouin climbs Change (9b +)

The French climber Seb Bouin crowns his successful Flatanger trip with the third ascent of Adam Ondra's Change (9b +) in the Hanhelleren Cave.

James Pearson climbs his first 8c boulder with Juneru Sit

James Pearson gets the third ascent of the 8c boulder Juneru Sit in Albarracin. For the Briton it is the first boulder of this difficulty. At the same time, Pearson underscores his versatility as a climber with this ascent.

Alexander Rohr climbs again a 9a

21-year-old Alexander Rohr from Bern managed the third ascent of chromosome Y (8c+/9a) in Charmey last Sunday. The route was first climbed by Pirmin Bertle and...