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Pure Dreaming Plus 9a+ by Davide Picco

Monday, 13 July

Pure Dreaming Plus 9a+ by Davide Picco

Davide Picco has done hos first 9a+, Pure Dreaming Plus in Arco. It is a link-up starting by doing the hardest part of Underground and then continuing with Pure…


Sport and Alpine Climbing in the Wilder Kaiser Region

EDITORIAL

Monday, 13 July

Sport and Alpine Climbing in the Wilder Kaiser Region

Advertorial: With its countless peaks and varied rock formations incl. towers, chimneys, ridges and smooth, steep rock faces, the Wilder Kaiser mountain range i…


The Bow 9a+ FA by Stefano Ghisolfi

Monday, 13 July

The Bow 9a+ FA by Stefano Ghisolfi

Stefano Ghisolfi has done the FA of The Bow 9a+ in Arco. In total, the Italian, who has also been one of the best Lead competition climbers in the world, has no…


Napred I Nagore 9a by Niki Rusev (14)

Sunday, 12 July

Napred I Nagore 9a by Niki Rusev (14)

Niki Rusev has done his first 9a, Napred I Nagore in Karlukovo. It starts with a 30 m 8c he did last month and then adds a ten-meter 8c+ roof followed by a five…


Three 8c's by Molly Thompson-Smith

Sunday, 12 July

Three 8c's by Molly Thompson-Smith

Molly Thompson-Smith, who was #7 in the World Cup in 2017 at age 19, has done three 8c's in Frankenjura the last six weeks. "With no competitions up until now…


EDITORIAL

Saturday, 11 July

Route reading and onsight ethics

If you do some route reading before you go for an onsight, your chances for success will improve. Start by looking for places where you can rest. Then try to identify the cruxes. Often they begin like 50 cm above a clip. Look for different solutions that could be used. It is valuable if you can do t…


Le mur du son assis 8A+ flash by Charlotte Andre

Saturday, 11 July

Le mur du son assis 8A+ flash by Charlotte Andre

Charlotte Andre, who was #14 in Chongqing in 2018, has flashed Le mur du son assis 8A+ in Fontainebleau, video. She was mainly a competition climber before the …


The Bomb 9a by Fabrizio Peri (49)

Saturday, 11 July

The Bomb 9a by Fabrizio Peri (49)

Fabrizio Peri, who did his first 9a at age 42, has done his third, The Bomb in Collelpardo. "Before the lockdown I managed to send a project that I had been try…


EDITORIAL

Friday, 10 July

No WC or Olympic qually in China in 2020

It has been announced that there will be no international comps in China in 2020, beside trials for the Olympic 2022. This should mean all three WC will be cancelled as well as the Olympic qualification. If there will be no Olympic qualification event in 2020, Chaehyon Seo and Jongwon Chon will make…


EDITORIAL

Friday, 10 July

Schubert and Färber win Austria Series

Jakob Schubert and Johanna Färber won the first leg of the Austria Summer Series.