Three 8A's by Solveig Korherr in Chironico

10 January 2023

Solveig Korherr has had a great trip to Ticino where she did Teamwork (8A), Walker on Earth (8A) and La persistencia de la memoria (8A), "A lot of perseverance & finding the suitable beta for my size. Finally, the left heelhook stayed on :)"

The 24-year-old has previously done five routes 8c+ and harder but only two boulders 8A and harder.

Could you tell us more about the three 8A ascents?
Spending three weeks in Ticino for me as a sport climber has been the longest time bouldering outside. The three things I learned the most are that bouldering is extremely about failure, perseverance, and style dependent. After a rather rocky start and a lot of failures in the first two weeks in Ticino, I’m glad my perseverance paid off in the end and I could send a few 8A boulders.

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