Jacopo Larcher and His Rediscovery of Climbing

This week we’re featuring the journey of globetrotting, Italian climber, Jacopo Larcher, as he discovers the¬†art of¬†crack climbing and the beauty in its mental challenges.

Jacopo, a competition climber who left the circuit in 2011 to commit to climbing¬†outdoors, bears an¬†impressive career in both sport climbing and bouldering‚ÄĒhaving climbed sport routes up to 9a and on-sighted sport lines¬†and boulder problems up to 8b+.

In recent years, after major sport climbing ascents¬†around the world, Jacopo has become more¬†attracted to the deep mental focus¬†required in the styles of multi-pitch and trad climbing. And while traditional routes are many in America, they are less sought out throughout Europe, which has impelled¬†Jacopo to¬†explore the world to discover¬†this “purer” style.

My dream is to travel the world climbing on the most revered ‚Äėbig walls‚Äô and to discover new unclimbed faces. A challenging dream, but I‚Äôm determinate to do¬†everything I can to make it possible.

Watch as Jacopo ventures into the realm of crack climbing; a style that requires him to learn a entirely new set of skills from scratch, both physically and mentally.

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