Adam Ondra spent a total of 44 days in the Spanish climbing areas of Margalef and Oliana. He spent 15 days of that trying “Perfecto Mundo” 9b +. After a lot of waiting, the conditions stayed great for a week. It was cold, dry and windy. Just a perfec…Read more
Angy Eiter is back in the hardest routes. At home in the Tyrolean mountains, she has taken on another difficult project. Two years ago the 50 meter long project was bolted by her husband Bernie Rüch in a private climbing garden near Imst. In terms of…Read more
One of the greatest, if not the greatest, high-altitude climbers in the world, Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner turned the 50 on October 13th. What should we write about Gerlinde?
After she reached the summit of K2 on August 23, 2011, she was the third woma…Read more
Scottish climbers Dave MacLeod and Iain Small have made the first ascent of the mixed climb ‘Nevermore’ on Ben Nevis, Scotland. The route is located in the actually well developed part of the Ben Nevis in the area of the “Gully Buttress Number five…Read more
Jonatan Flor Vazquez sends the fifth repetition of the route “La planta de Shiva” (9b) in the Spanish climbing area Villanueva del Rosario. The route from 2011 was first ascented by the one and the only Adam Ondra.
“Finally, after this long pr…Read more
The 42 years old Austrian boulderer Bernd Zangerl has made the first ascent of a difficult crack called “grenzenlos” in Valle Orco, Italy. Protected with a pecker, it is a mix between a trad climb and a highball.
Whenever I visit an area, it’s…Read more