At the crag Lorünser Wändle in Austria Barbara Zangerl has made the first repeat of the 9a Sprengstoff, freed by Jacopo Larcher in November 2020.
American climber Brittany Goris has repeated East Coast Fist Bump, an 8b+ trad climb at Flagstaff, Arizona.
Austrian boulderer Bernd Zangerl has made the first ascent of a difficult crack called Grenzenlos in Valle Orco, Italy. Protected with a pecker, it is a mix between a trad climb and a highball.
Austrian climber Barbara Zangerl has become the first woman to climb Greenspit, the difficult trad route first ascended by Didier Berthod in Valle dell’Orco, Italy.
Britain’s Madeleine Cope and Emma Twyford have both repeated an E9 trad route by climbing, respectively, The Final Round at Illam Rock in England and Chupacabra at Pembroke in Wales.
Belgian climbers Nico Favresse and Seb Berthe have repeated End of Silence, the 8b+ multi-pitch on the Feuerhorn in Germany first ascended by Thomas Huber in 1994. In doing so the Belgian climbers have repeated the famous Alpine Trilogy hat trick.
On 06/08/2020 Barbara Zangerl made the first repeat of Kampfzone, an 8b+ multi-pitch in the Rätikon first ascended by Beat Kammerlander ground-up in 2013 and freed in 2017. Jacopo Larcher followed suit yesterday.
Sport climbing in Austria: Barbara Zangerl has repeated Unleashed 8c+ and Instructor 8c+/9a in her home Vorarlberg region.
The video of Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl making a free ascent in 2016 of Zodiac, the historic big wall on the southeast face of El Capitan, Yosemite.
Swedish climber Matilda Söderlund has climbed her first 8B boulder problem, Armstrong assis at Nockeby. She is one of the few female climbers to climb 8B boulder and a 9a sports climb.
German rock climber Lena Marie Müller has repeated Prinzip Hoffnung, the 8b/+ E9/E10 trad climb located at Bürser Platte, Austria freed in 2009 by Beat Kammerlander.
The video of Belgian climber Sébastien Berthe making a free ascent of The Nose up El Capitan in Yosemite, November 2019.
Interview with British rock climber Pete Whittaker about his new book Crack climbing - Mastering the skills and techniques
Interview with Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher after their free ascent of The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite.
A recent clip of Lynn Hill working The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite and a video regarding her historic first one day ascent in 1994.
On El Capitan in Yosemite Austria’s Barbara Zangerl and South Tyrol’s Jacopo Larcher have made a free ascent of The Nose, the most famous big wall in the world.
Belgian rock climber Sébastien Berthe has made a rare free ascent of The Nose on El Capitan, Yosemite.
The video of Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl making the first repeat of Magic Mushroom, El Capitan, Yosemite, in December 2017.
Summer climbing in the mountains resulted in three hard multipitches for Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl: Silbergeier and Headless Children in the Rätikon in Switzerland and Zeit zum Atmen up Rote Wand in Austria.
With his repeat of Des Kaisers neue Kleider, Scottish climber Robbie Phillips has completed the Alpine Trilogy. Composed on End of Silence by Thomas Huber, Silbergeier by Beat Kammerlander and Des Kaisers neue Kleider by Stefan Glowacz, 25 years ago these three routes were considered the most difficult multipitch sports climbs in the Alps.