Australien

Australien

Jorg Verhoeven on "Ammagamma" (V13), Grampians, Australia (c) Marmot Mountain Europe

Jorg Verhoeven and Katha Saurwein visit the Grampian Mountains of Australia to sample the best bouldering and sport climbs in the world. As part of the Grampians "BIG 4", Jorg climbs the classic bouldering test piece "Ammagamma" (V13) and ticks one more #lifelist box.

Katharina Saurwein on "Eye Of The Tiger" (29/5.13b), Grampians, Australia (c) Marmot Mountain Europe

Jorg Verhoeven and Katha Saurwein visit the Grampian Mountains of Australia to sample the best bouldering and sport climbs in the world. As part of the Grampians "BIG 4", Katha climbs the classic sport test piece "Eye of the Tiger" (29/5.13b) and ticks one more #lifelist box.

Hazel Findlay Does Australia (c) Black Diamond Equipment

Black Diamond Global Athlete Hazel Findlay first visited Australia when she was 19. Years later, she returns with Ambassador Cedar Wright, intent on onsighting the pumpy Final Departure, a 5.12d that has a rep for feeling harder than its grade. The onsight didn't happen, but as Wright puts it, "Hazel is unrelenting. She's going to send."

Jorg Verhoeven on 'Groove Train' (33/5.14b) - Grampians, Australia (c) Marmot Mountain Europe

Jorg Verhoeven and Katha Saurwein visit the Grampian Mountains of Australia to sample the best bouldering and sport climbs in the world. As part of the Grampians "BIG 4", Jorg climbs the classic sport test piece ""Groove Train"" (33/5.14b) and ticks one more #lifelist box.

Jorg Verhoeven on 'Wheel of Life' (V15), Grampians, Australia (c) Marmot Mountain Europe

Marmot PROs Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein visit the Grampian Mountains of Australia to sample the best bouldering and sport climbs in the world. As part of the Grampians "BIG 4", Jorg climbs the classic bouldering test piece "Wheel of Life" (V15) and ticks one more #lifelist box.

Video-Release: Katharina Saurwein und Jorg Verhoeven in Australien (c) Marmot/Jon Glassberg

Die Marmot PROs Katharina Saurwein (AT) und Jorg Verhoeven (NL) sind für ihre harten Begehungen beim Klettern und Bouldern sowie für ihre Erfolge als Wettkampfkletterer bekannt. Im Juli 2015 zogen die beiden kurz nach ihrer Hochzeit los, um in Australien einige Touren ihrer persönlichen Kletter-"Lifelist" abzuhaken.

Mayan Smith-Gobat & Ben Rueck climbing in Tasmania (c) adidas Outdoor

Be part of Mayan Smith-Gobat's and Ben Rueck's experience on the Totem Pole in Tasmania. It is an extraordinary sea stick and about 60 meters high. Check out how the ocean is crashing onto the cliffs right next to Mayan. Ben has the best description for it: Adventure climbing.

Jimmy Webb bouldert in Australien 2015 (c) Jimmy Webb

Australia hosted some of the best rock Jimmy Webb has ever touched. The sandstone was different and had some wild features that he had never seen like the famous "spider web" formations.

Here is a simple edit about Niky Ceria's trip to Grampians, in the Southern Australia. He opted to split the video in two parts and this first chapter shows some of the ultra classics like "Ammagamma".

Australia's Finest: Lee Cossey (c) Black Diamond Equipment

Black Diamond Ambassador Lee Cossey has been climbing for nearly 20 years, and for the last 12, he has been off-and-on trying The Red Project, a 9a (5.14d).

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Jan Hojer (c) DAV/Nils Nöll

Was für ein Kletterfest, vor allem auch aus deutscher Sicht. Zwei Goldmedaillen und eine Silbermedaille holten sich die deutschen Herren bei der Europameisterschaft im Bouldern am Samstag, 19. August im Olympiastadion München.