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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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Babsi on pitch 20 (7c)  © Alpsolut Pictures

The Ticklist #9 - Barbara Zangerl, Jacopo Larcher, Alex Megos, Jimmy Webb and Daniel Woods

Another relatively quiet week globally. Here's a few highlights.

Baspa Valley  © The North Face
Baspa Valley  © The North Face

Video Climbing in India's Baspa Valley

Last Autumn, a strong team of climbers consisting of Jacopo Larcher, Siebe Vanhee, Matty Hong and the Pou brothers travelled to India's Baspa Valley. The varied area offered a mixture of big walls, bouldering and exceptional looking single pitch cragging. 

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

News The Nose freed by Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher

Austrian-South Tyrolean couple Barbara 'Babsi' Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have both freed The Nose of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park in 6 days. Babsi's ascent is only the second free ascent by a woman after first ascensionist Lynn Hill,...

Jacopo Larcher on Tribe  © La Sportiva
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....

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...

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

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

News 8c and 8b+ trad by Jacopo Larcher


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Reviews from the UKC editorial team

Steep, overhanging limestone on pockets and edges are where this shoe feels at home  © Rob Greenwood - UKC

La Sportiva Testarossa

The Testarossa MkII will please devotees of the early 2000s original, and route climbers alike, and is a worthwhile addition to La Sportiva's extensive rock shoe range, says Nick Brown.

Vision MIPS in Glen Clova  © UKC Gear
Vision MIPS in Glen Clova  © UKC Gear

Black Diamond Vision MIPS helmet

Crossing over from the bike and skiing industries, MIPS (Multidirectional Impact Protection System) helmets are designed to offer increased protection to the brain from rotational forces. Martin McKenna looks at the Black Diamond Vision MIPS, one of the...

Micro cams group test montage  © Rebecca Ting
Micro cams group test montage  © Rebecca Ting

Micro Cams

Micro cams are among the most useful pieces of gear on a trad climber's rack. Having a tiny cam you can rely on to protect otherwise unprotectable sections of rock can make the difference between arriving at the top of your route... or at the bottom. However their tiny size...

One of the best all-round, mountain-worthy approach shoes we've seen - if they fit you  © Dan Bailey
One of the best all-round, mountain-worthy approach shoes we've seen - if they fit you  © Dan Bailey

La Sportiva TX Guide shoes

With a refined design that marries the confidence inspiring grip of a trail shoe, and climbing performance to match the best in...

Going light in the North Pennines with the Distance Tent and Z-Poles  © Toby Archer
Going light in the North Pennines with the Distance Tent and Z-Poles  © Toby Archer

Black Diamond Distance Tent with Z-Poles

At only around 820g, and pitching using trekking poles, the single-skin Distance Tent is not much heavier than a bivvy...

Airnet harness montage  © Rob Greenwood
Airnet harness montage  © Rob Greenwood

Black Diamond airNET Harness

At £150 this isn't a cheap option, says Rob Greenwood, but within the category of extremely lightweight, high performance sport...

Jackal review  © Rob Greenwood
Jackal review  © Rob Greenwood

La Sportiva Jackal

"I liked the Jackal from the moment I first put them on and have continued to love them through repeated use" says Rob Greenwood. Designed...


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Full Set of Z4s  © Black Diamond

Black Diamond Camalot Z4s

Born from a heart-to-heart with our top trad-climbing BD Athletes Hazel Findlay, Carlo Traversi, Sam Elias, and Babsi Zangerl, the Camalot Z4 is the realization of a dream: to have a single-stem cam that stays rigid in-hand, but flexes ...

BD Vision 3x2  © Black Diamond
BD Vision 3x2  © Black Diamond

Black Diamond Vision Helmet + Vision MIPS

The most durable foam helmet in the Black Diamond line-up, the Vision helmet features a fusion of EPP foam, an EPS foam puck, and a ABS shell, which keeps the dings and dents at bay, while remaining incredibly lightweight at just 215 grams.

airNET Harness  © Black Diamond
airNET Harness  © Black Diamond

Black Diamond airNET Harness

Developed in collaboration with BD Athlete Adam Ondra, the airNET is a cutting-edge harness that features our patented airNET Technology—an ultra-breathable fabric for high-end performance sport climbing that distributes loads evenly across the "net"...

Black Diamond Approach Shoes  © Black Diamond
Black Diamond Approach Shoes  © Black Diamond

Black Diamond Approach Shoes

For Spring/Summer 2020 Black Diamond have introduced a range of Approach Shoes that cover all bases. Whether you're...

Towers of Tigray 1  © The North Face
Towers of Tigray 1  © The North Face

The North Face presents: Towers of Tigray

With a rich history of climbing, the Tigray region of Ethiopia has always provided an incredible...

La Sportiva Theory and Solution Comp

La Sportiva have two new shoes arriving for SS'20: the Solution Comp and the Theory. Extreme sensitivity combined...

Volunteers working on the Hardknott forest project  © Restoring Hardknott Forest Project
Volunteers working on the Hardknott forest project  © Restoring Hardknott Forest Project

Restoring Hardknott Forest

Hardknott Forest is a 600 hectare conifer plantation in the upper reaches of the Duddon valley in the Lake District. It was...


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