What takes a long time is going to be good – Bornholm fans had to wait almost a whole year for the new edition to be complete. But the endurance was worth it: with big 400 pages, the new climbing and travel guide by Karsten Kurz also shows what ex…Read more
A other strong woman could climb the “Prinzip Hoffnung” 8b/+ (E9/10) on the Bürser Platte in Vorarlberg (Austria): After Barbara Zangerl, Nadine Wallner and the British Madeleine “Maddy” Cope, she was able to Lena Marie Müller, the fourth female “red…Read more
As the American climber Brittany Goris reports on her Instagram account, she mangaged the first female ascent of the infamous finger crack ‘Stingray’ (X/ 5.13d) at the Iguana Dome in Joshua Tree in the USA. It took over 50 attempts to successfully re…Read more
Michael “Michi Wohlleben” sent the 4th ascent of the trad route “PsychoGramm” (X+/ 8b +) on the Buerser Platte on December 16th. The 20 meter long route on “Bürser Platte” directly to the left of the trad classic “Prinzip Hoffnung” (8b /+, X/ X+) …Read more
Hazel Findlay sends 3rd ascent of the Yosemite Trad test piece ‘Magic Line” (8c+). Hazel is one of the world’s “strongest” female trad climber. So she certainly succeeded as a highlight last year, the first ascent of the interesting corner Read more
Dave MacLeod has completed his long-term project at Binnein Shuas, Lochaber, to make the first ascent of Mind Riot E10 7a.
Climbing Blind’ is the incredible story of the first blind lead of the Old Man of Hoy. At four years of age Jesse Dufton was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa: a rare genetic disease that breaks down the retinas’ cells. By the time Jesse was 30 his…Read more
With her redpoint, Mitchell joins a small, elite group of women to have sent 5.14 trad. The others are Lynn Hill, Beth Rodden, Barbara Zangerl, Heather Weidner, Nadine Wallner and Maddy Cope.
“A dream come true. I’m so incredibly excited to sa…Read more