Lachat & Caprez back from "vacation"by Björn Pohl - UKC Aug/2013
This news story has been read 4,085 times
After a one month break from climbing, Swiss couple CÚdric Lachat and Nina Caprez have returned to rock. It would seem the break has done them good as they have made quick repeats of difficult routes in their native country.
Nina repeated Stop sika, 8c, at Rawyl in five goes, Afterwards, local Rebekka Stotz managed to repeat the feat for her first of the grade.
At Salvan, CÚdric managed to make an onsight of Van de panique, 8c, and then a few days later at Rawyl he needed only three attempt for cabane au Canada, the 9a Adam Ondra onsighted recently.
To make it a bit of a challenge for himself, he made the ascent while the route was in full sun...
Coomenting on Adam's onsight, CÚdric said that he was very impressed by it.
The GB Climbing team management have announced the Climbing Teams in Junior Lead and Boulder and Senior Lead and Boulder... Read more
La Sportiva Legends Only 2015 at Klättercentret in Stockholm was Slovenian Janja Garnbret's definite breakthrough on the... Read more
On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, Swiss climber Cedric Lachat and Frenchman Fabien Dugit managed to succeed on the first free ascent... Read more
Nina Caprez has made the second ascent of Nartanesi, 8c, a route at Cidtibi put up by Gabri Moroni shortly before Nina's ascent.... Read more
Nina Caprez has made the first female ascent of the Pou-brothers' 500 m multi-pitch Orbayu, ~8c, on the Naranjo de Bulnes in... Read more