Daniel Jung: The Optimist (c) Black Diamond Equipment

[VIDEO] Daniel Jung: The Optimist

Black Diamond Global Athlete Daniel Jung is known for his dirtbag ways. He works around tight budgets by offering to camp every night and fish when he is not climbing. Daniel often sleeps on the rooftops of parking garages.
Babsi Zangerl: Back to Spain (c) Black Diamond Equipment

[VIDEO] Babsi Zangerl: Back to Spain

After weeks of climbing only on plastic, Black Diamond Global Athlete Babsi Zangerl was itching to touch Spanish rock again. And the sunny country did not disappoint....
Chasin' the rubbish 2015 (c) Scott Noy

„Chasin‘ the rubbish 2015“ in Fontainebleau und Val di Mello

Das Black Diamond Team, Black Diamond Athleten und zahlreiche Boulderer fanden sich an den Ostertagen zusammen, um Besucher der Bouldergebiete auf nachhaltige Verhaltensweisen am Fels und in der Natur hinzuweisen.
Hard Grit Bouldering (c) Bröderna Linné Ryn

[VIDEO] Hard Grit Bouldering

Benjamin Linné Ryn on a two week visit to Peak District, climbing some the best and most classic stuff around. Goproed beta video thirteen lines, hope you enjoy. Also a big thanks to Black Diamond and Five Ten for the support.
Roland Hemetzberger in "Fugu" (9a) (c) Fabian Hagenauer

Roland Hemetzberger gelingt erste Wiederholung von „Fugu“ (9a)

Bereits im März 2015 gelang Roland Hemetzberger die zweite Begehung eines alten Projekts von Alexander Huber am Schleier Wasserfall, dessen Erstbegehung im Jahr 2008 dem Tschechen Adam Ondra glückte.
Whitney Boland: Life in the Gunks (c) Black Diamond Equipment

[VIDEO] Whitney Boland: Life in the Gunks

Black Diamond Ambassador Whitney Boland has climbed all over the world, and she has had more than 30 addresses in the past 10 years. The community, travel and pursuit of climbing define her life.
Kévin Aglaé climbing in Buoux, France (c) Black Diamond Equipment

[VIDEO] Kévin Aglaé climbing in Buoux, France

Living in Nice, France, Black Diamond athlete Kévin Aglaé has no shortage of climbing to choose from: Ceuse, Gorge Du Loup, St. Leger and numerous other world-class crags are within a close drive.
Kinderklettergut "Wiz Kid" (c) Black Diamond

Kinderklettergut „Wiz Kid“ von Black Diamond

Der "Wiz Kid" ist der beliebteste Kinderklettergurt für junge Kletterstars im Sortiment von Black Diamond mit dem gleichen Funktionsumfang wie die Erwachsenenmodelle. Für die heranwachsenden Kinder ist das trakFIT-System zum Einstellen der Beinschlaufen ein besonderer Vorteil.
Nalle Hukkataival sends L'alchimiste (c) Black Diamond Equipment

[VIDEO] Nalle Hukkataival sends L’alchimiste

In 1996 Marc Le Menestrel opened one of the hardest routes in the forest of Fontainebleau, known as L'alchimiste. Not long after Marc's ascent, the crux holds were mysteriously broken, and the route was deemed impossible.
HardMoves Boulderleague 2015/16 (c) Nico Altmaier, Vertical Axis

HardMoves 2015 Kick-off in Hannover: Fight Club. No retreat, no surrender

Beim Auftakt der HardMoves 2015 im Escaladrome in Hannover kamen 71 Mädels und 196 Jungs aus mehr als 30 Hallen, um im Mini-HardMoves-Modus herauszufinden, wo die stärksten Jungs und Mädels trainieren.
Fred und Nalle geben Mülltüten aus (c) Black Diamond

Chasin‘ the Rubbish 4.0 in Fontainebleau und im Val di Mello

Jährlich an Ostern tummeln sich ca. 10.000 Boulderer an den Felsen und sonstige Besucher im Wald rund um Fontainbleau. Black Diamond wird vom 03.-06.04.2015 mit einem Team von Black Diamond-Athleten und Internen vor Ort sein, um dort die Besucher auf den bewussten Umgang mit Natur und Fels aufmerksam zu machen.
Daniel Jung: A Gym and a Crag (c) Black Diamond Equipment

[VIDEO] Daniel Jung: A Gym and a Crag

Few people exude as much unguarded enthusiasm for every aspect of climbing as Black Diamond Global Athlete Daniel Jung. Whether it’s hitchhiking to Spain from his home in Siegen, Germany or spending endless hours training on the tiny woody in the basement of his family’s home.
HardMoves Boulderleague 2015/16

HardMoves Boulderleague 2015/16: Der weltweit größte Boulder-Wettkampf startet

Die HardMoves sind zurück! Am 7. März 2015 meldet sich die Hardmoves Boulderleague mit einer Veranstaltung im Escaladrome in Hannover zurück. Das ist der Startschuss für die HardMoves Boulderleague 2015/16 und die wird internationaler, spektakulärer und spannender als je zuvor.
The Hallucinogen Wall (c) Black Diamond Equipment

[VIDEO] The Hallucinogen Wall

"Climbers looked at it and said, 'You'd have to be hallucinating to see a route up there'" recalls Hallucinogen Wall first ascensionist Jim Newberry. Upping the ante, Nik Berry and Hayden Kennedy sought to climb this massive Wall in Colorado's Black Canyon free.
Ines Papert: Reflection (c) Black Diamond Equipment

[VIDEO] Ines Papert: Reflection

After years of dominating the competition circuit, Ines Papert now dedicates her time to exploring new locations and putting up first ascents of cutting-edge ice and mixed climbs all over the world.
Rjukan: The Power of Water (c) Black Diamond Equipment

[VIDEO] Rjukan: The Power of Water

Tucked deep in a valley in the heart of Telemark, the town of Rjukan has a history tied up in the waterfalls that tumble from its cliffs. Once, it was the promise of progress that drew industry, in the form of hydropower. Today, it’s still the water that draws people to Rjukan but for a new reason: to climb the frozen waterfalls that wreathe the valley through the long Norwegian winter.
Ines Papert: Reflection (c) Black Diamond

[VIDEO] Ines Papert: Reflection

After years of dominating the competition circuit, Ines Papert now dedicates her time to exploring new locations and putting up first ascents of cutting-edge ice and mixed climbs all over the world.
Barbara Zangerl climbing Super Cirill (8a)

[VIDEO] Barbara Zangerl climbing Super Cirill (8a)

Bouldering, sport, trad, multi-pitch—if it's rock, Barbara Zangerl crushes it. Though she calls Austria home, more often than not she's on the road throughout Europe and beyond, hunting down her next climbing challenge. A recent trip to Ticino, Switzerland had her going to battle on Super Cirill, a nine-pitch crack line stacked with difficult 8a climbing.
[VIDEO] Roland Hemetzberger sends "Zarathustra" (8c+)

[VIDEO] Roland Hemetzberger sends „Zarathustra“ (8c+)

In 1996, Harald Bielmeier, bolted this 40m crack line, which ends in fifteen feet of blank wall. Since then, this final crux remained unsolved and unclimbable. For Black Diamond athlete Roland Hemetzberger, that was all the reason and motivation to have a closer look at it.
[VIDEO] ROCK Project: Commit to The Pact

[VIDEO] ROCK Project: Commit to The Pact

In order to ensure the future of climbing access in America, we must embrace responsible habits and behaviors that will keep climbing areas open and conserve the climbing environment.
"The Corner Kick": First Ascent by Adam Pustelnik

„The Corner Kick“: First Ascent by Adam Pustelnik

Black Diamond athlete Adam Pustelnik and Andreas Klarström climbed a new route on the north face of Vågakallen, Lofoten Islands in Norway - named "The Corner Kick". Five hard pitches through the steep headwall make up the meat of the climb. The individual moves on the harder pitches are not really hard gradewise. Even so, the tricky character of the cruxes as well as sparse protection make them demanding to redpoint.

[VIDEO] Adam Ondra: A Year of Sends, on Rock and Plastic

What does it take to dominate every discipline the sport of climbing has come up with? In this film, we take a look at Black Diamond Athlete Adam Ondra's year, from sending some of the world's hardest routes to winning the championships of lead climbing and bouldering.
Nico Favresse berichtet von Baffin Island

Nico Favresse berichtet von Baffin Island

Nico Favresse ist nicht nur für seine atemberaubenden Kletterabenteuer bekannt, seine Geschichten darüber sind genauso überwältigend. Climbing.de präsentiert Nico deshalb im O-Ton.
"Clean Climbing" 2014 in Fontainebleau - 2015 bei dir?

„Clean Climbing“ 2014 in Fontainebleau – 2015 bei dir?

Zum dritten Mal startete Black Diamond die Initiative "Chasin" the rubbish" an Ostern 2014 in Fontainebleau. Während der Osterfeiertage trafen sich das Black Diamond Team, Black Diamond Athleten und zahlreiche Boulderer, um die Besucher der Bouldergebiete für einen verantwortungsvollen Umgang mit Natur und Fels zu sensibilisieren.
[VIDEO] Chris Schulte bouldering in Indian Creek

[VIDEO] Chris Schulte bouldering in Indian Creek, UT

This winter, BD athlete Chris Schulte headed to the crack-climbing Mecca of Indian Creek, where instead of heading to the cliffs with a huge rack, he scoured the desert for aesthetic, unclimbed sandstone boulders.

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Robert Jasper solo in Nord-Norwegen (c) Robert Jasper

Robert Jasper solo in Nord-Norwegen

Aufgrund der COVID-19 Kriese und einer Einreisesperre musste Robert Jasper seine für dieses Jahr geplante Grönland solo Bigwall-Expedition verschieben. Als Alternative kam ihm der Norden Norwegen wieder in den Sinn.

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Kurt Albert - Frei denken - frei klettern - frei sein (c) Tyrolia Verlag

Buchvorstellung: Kurt Albert – Frei denken – frei klettern – frei...

Kurt Albert (1954–2010) war einer der größten und geistreichsten Kletterer und Bergsteiger aller Zeiten. In Nürnberg geboren, zählte er zu den Pionieren der internationalen Freikletterbewegung, die im Frankenjura eines ihrer Zentren hatte.

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Kurt Albert - Frei denken - frei klettern - frei sein (c) Tyrolia Verlag

Buchvorstellung: Kurt Albert – Frei denken – frei klettern – frei...

Kurt Albert (1954–2010) war einer der größten und geistreichsten Kletterer und Bergsteiger aller Zeiten. In Nürnberg geboren, zählte er zu den Pionieren der internationalen Freikletterbewegung, die im Frankenjura eines ihrer Zentren hatte.