The Power of Goodbye (c) Stefan Koechel

The Power of Goodbye is a boulder problem in Maltatal, Austria opened by Klem Loskot. Graded 8B it is one of the harder lines in the valley and got famous because of its crux move.
Janja Garnbret climbing "La Volpe a 9 Code" (c) Open Circle

The 12th edition of Melloblocco drew to a close today in Val Masino and Val di Mello, Italy. This is the biggest climbing and bouldering meeting in the world and confirmation came from the 2,500 registered participants representing 25 nations.
Melloblocco 2015: Day 3, solar energy climbing (c) Open Circle

The sun’s energy has heated up the third and penultimate day of Melloblocco that was marked by total climbing. 2400 climbers have registered, a number that confirms that this event in Val Masino is the biggest climbing and bouldering meeting in the world.
Petzl athlete Ashima Shiraishi sends 9a/+ at age 13 (c) Petzl Sport

During her spring break, 13-year-old Ashima Shiraishi flew from her home in New York City to climb in Catalunya's famous Santa Linya Cave. While she was there, she managed to climb harder than perhaps any woman ever before.
Melloblocco 2015: Day two, a somewhat particular feeling (c) Open Circle

After a great first day at Melloblocco, the 1st of May promises to be marked by passion and the waiting game. 1500 have already reached Val di Mello and many more are on their way.

Sportklettern & Bouldern

Melloblocco 2015 - The Eve Of The Twelfth Edition (c) Open Circle

It’s time for Melloblocco, time for the most important bouldering meeting in the world. Four days - from 30 April to 3 May 2015 - that for the past 12 years have united thousands of climbers and nature lovers in Italy’s Val di Mello and Val Masino.
Urko, Climbing the present (c) Urko Documental

"Urko, Climbing the present" is a documentary about life and personality of Urko Carmona, Paraclimbing World Champion. During 2 years we’ve been recording the life of this young climber, who lost his leg in a traffic accident with 15 years old.


Eröffnung des DAV Kletter- und Boulderzentrums Freimann (c) DAV Kletter- und Boulderzentrum Freimann

Am Freitag, den 17.04.2015 fand die offizielle Eröffnung des hochmodernen und mit allen Raffinessen ausgestatteten DAV-Kletter- und Boulderzentrum München-Nord in Freimann statt.


Asia Outdoor

Die Asia Outdoor wird vom 23. bis zum 26. Juli in Nanjing, China ihren zehnten Geburtstag feiern. Die Ausstellungsfläche wird auf 52 000 Quadratmeter anwachsen und damit vier Hallen des Nanjing International Expo Center füllen.




Andy Holzer

Die Reise zum Mt. Everest hat "Blind Climber" Andy Holzer vor einem Jahr gestartet und nun hofft er wirklich eine Chance zu bekommen, diesen Höchsten aller Hohen versuchen zu dürfen.


Bergans of Norway und TORAY mit Crowdsourcing Projekt (c) Bergans, TORAY

Der Outdoor-Ausrüster Bergans of Norway sucht zusammen mit seinem japanischen Innovationspartner und Membranhersteller TORAY freiwillige Tester vor der Einführung eines neuen und nachhaltigen Polyestermaterials.