Keyword: Val Bavona

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.

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+).

Mass tourism in climbing: How Ticino bouldering areas are struggling for solutions

Are the Ticino bouldering areas victims of their own success? A report on causes and possible solutions.

Jernej Kruder repeats Ticino crack test piece Butterfly Circus (8b)

In Val Bavona, Slovenian climbing professional Jernej Kruder secured the first repetition of Butterfly Circus. The 25 meter long crack line was created by Fred...

Free Solo Climbing: Russian Roulette or Calculated Risk?

Is free solo climbing Russian roulette or a calculated risk? Alex Huber, Dani Arnold and Stefan Glowacz in an interview.

Access to Bouldering Area Val Bavona at risk

There is a risk of partial access bans in the popular bouldering area of ​​Val Bavona. New rules are intended to defuse the conflict.

Lasse von Freier continues the success story in Val Bavona

Lasse von Freier, the strong youngster from Hanover, climbs the Shawn Raboutou test piece Off the Wagon low (8C+).

This is how Dave Graham climbs Celestite (8C+) | Video

In Val Bavona, Dave Graham solved another tough bouldering problem with Celestite (8C+). Now there is the video of the first ascent.

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