Jacopo Larcher


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Jacopo was born in Merano, South Tyrol, but grew up in Bolzano. He has Sport climbed up to 9a/+ and 8b+ onsight; Bouldered up to 8B/+; Trad up to E9/E10; multipitch up to 8b+ redpoint and 8a+ onsight on gear; Ice up to WI6+ and was the Italian Bouldering Champion in 2010. 

In March 2019, he climbed a contender for the hardest trad route in the world in Cadarese, Italy.

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Jacopo Larcher on Tribe  © La Sportiva

News Jacopo Larcher climbs contender for world's hardest trad route

Jacopo Larcher has climbed a contender for the hardest trad route in the world in Cadarese, Italy. Larcher first brushed the line six years ago on his first trip to Cadarese, when he first got into trad climbing. He believes the route is harder th...

Barbara Zangerl on Magic Mushroom, 8b+ MP, El Cap  © Jon Glassberg
Barbara Zangerl on Magic Mushroom, 8b+ MP, El Cap  © Jon Glassberg

News The Path 5.14aR trad, by Zangerl and Larcher

Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have both repeated Sonnie Trotter's The Path, 5.14aR, at Lake Louise, Canada.

Barbara Zangerl on Magic Mushroom, 8b+ MP, El Cap  © Jon Glassberg
Barbara Zangerl on Magic Mushroom, 8b+ MP, El Cap  © Jon Glassberg

News Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl repeat Magic Mushroom, 8b+ multi pitch on El Capitan

Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl have made the first repeat of the free Magic Mushroom, an 8b+ multi pitch on El Capitan. This Steve Sutton and Hugh Burton route, was first climbed free by Tommy Caldwell...

Barbara Zangerl entering the crux section on Gondo crack, 8c, Sippo crag, Gondo  © Richard Felderer
Barbara Zangerl entering the crux section on Gondo crack, 8c, Sippo crag, Gondo  © Richard Felderer

News Jacopo Larcher & Babsi Zangerl climbs Gondo Crack, 8c trad

Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl have both managed to free a long standing project at the Cippo...

Jacopo Larcher  © UKC News
Jacopo Larcher  © UKC News

News Rhapsody, E11 7a, repeated by Jacopo Larcher

Jacopo Larcher from Italy has made the fifth ascent of Dave MacLeod's Rhapsody, E11 7a, at Dumbarton rock, just...

Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher  © Jacopo Larcher
Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher  © Jacopo Larcher

News 8c and 8b+ trad by Jacopo Larcher

Jacopo Larcher has made the first tradtional ascent of Alessandro Manini's route Lapoterapia, 8c, at Osso, Italy. He has also...


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Sport Climbing Harness review  © UKC Gear

Lightweight Sport Climbing Harnesses

For a dedicated sport climbing harness you will want something light, comfortable and fairly simple. In this group test the UKC team go through some of the best lightweight sport harnesses on offer.

Trango portrait  © Toby Archer
Trango portrait  © Toby Archer

La Sportiva Trango Tower Extreme GTX

With a lightweight upper and an excellent balance of support and nimble-footedness, the Trango Tower Extreme GTX are superb technical mountain boots, says Toby Archer. So it's a shame the soles seem to wear so quickly.

Women's down jackets thumbnail  © UKC Gear
Women's down jackets thumbnail  © UKC Gear

Women's Midweight Down Jackets

Ten women's down jackets from leading brands go head-to-head in this comprehensive group test. What does 'midweight' even mean? And by that definition, which models stand out? All will be revealed...

BD Momentum in action 1  © Rob Greenwood
BD Momentum in action 1  © Rob Greenwood

Black Diamond Momentum & Aspect Rock Shoes

Black Diamond's new range of rock shoes covers a spectrum of users from beginner to advanced. Here we look at the...

Double thumbs up for the Skwamas...and knee bar rests...  © UKC Gear
Double thumbs up for the Skwamas...and knee bar rests...  © UKC Gear

La Sportiva Women's Otaki & Skwama

In 2018 La Sportiva greatly increased their range of women's climbing shoes. From this extended range, the Skwama and Otaki...

It's a super-snug belay refuge  © Dave Saunders
It's a super-snug belay refuge  © Dave Saunders

The North Face Summit L6 Down Belay Parka

It's way more jacket than most of us need, but if you're after a duvet for somewhere seriously cold then the Down Belay...

mountain boots group test  © UKC Gear
mountain boots group test  © UKC Gear

All Round B1-B2 Mountain Boots

Mountaineering involves all sorts of terrain, so a general mountain boot has to be an all-rounder. We look at eight models that...


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Annoucements direct from manufacturers

James Pearson getting wet on the Sawanabori expedition  © The North Face

The North Face Summit L1 Climb Pants

An essential part of every climber's kit, these pants were designed for longs days in the harness and crafted with lightweight, stretch-woven Cordura™ fabric for unparalleled durability and range of motion.

Big C4  © Black Diamond
Big C4  © Black Diamond

Introducing the new Camalot C4

Climbing protection has been a hallmark of BD innovation since the days of the original Hexentric® chocks that helped spawn the clean climbing revolution in the early '70s. Since then, Black Diamond has been working extensively on broadening the spectrum...

Twisty Rope Not Sweet  © Andy Earl
Twisty Rope Not Sweet  © Andy Earl

QC LAB: Twisty Ropes - the How, Why and Risks

The dreaded twisty rope is the bane of every climber's existence. Not only is it super annoying to have a rope kinked to all hell while trying to … well, do anything, from tying in, to seconding a pitch, but the more inquisitive among...

Caroline Ciavaldini climbing waterfalls on the Sawanabori expedition  © The North Face
Caroline Ciavaldini climbing waterfalls on the Sawanabori expedition  © The North Face

The North Face Summit L5 Ultralight Storm Jacket

Our lightest, most packable shell yet is designed to keep you dry through mountainside squalls without...

La Sportiva Bushido II

The Bushido II is a super light, extra grippy and aggressive shoe designed to ensure perfect stability and support on all types of...

Honnold Spatula  © Black Diamond
Honnold Spatula  © Black Diamond

Introducing the Latest Addition to the Alex Honnold Signature Series

"The process is never easy," explains BD Athlete Alex Honnold. "And sharing your vision...

BD Athletes Hazel Findlay and Babsi Zangerl testing out the new range  © Black Diamond
BD Athletes Hazel Findlay and Babsi Zangerl testing out the new range  © Black Diamond

Black Diamond Introduces New/Improved Women's Clothing Range

Clothing that carries you from crag to coffee shop, wall to weekend leisure, that was the...