Jakob Schubert, Magdalena Röck, Katharina Posch, Jessica Pilz bei der heutigen Pressekonferenz in Innsbruck (c) KVÖ / Heiko Wilhelm

Am kommenden Montag (11.07.2016) fällt für Österreichs Kletterasse in der französischen Alpin-Metropole Chamonix - am Fuße des Mont-Blanc - der langersehnte Startschuss zum sieben Stationen umfassenden Vorstiegs-Weltcup 2016.

Adam Ondra: Progression (c) Black Diamond Equipment

This past November, Adam Ondra made the first ascent of C.R.S. (9b), the hardest sport climb in France. For Adam, this route meant progression, as it was the quickest he had ever redpointed 9b.

GORE-TEX Wetter bei der Arc'teryx Alpine Academy 2016 (c) Joachim Stark

Am vergangenen Wochenende fand die fünfte Arc'teryx Alpine Academy in Chamonix statt und auch heuer wieder war GORE-TEX Partner und Sponsor der Veranstaltung.

James Pearson - Le Bronx (c) La Sportiva

Become French or become one of the best climbers of all times, are both things that require their time. In this great and entertaining video by Pietro Porro & Francisco Taranto Jr, La Sportiva ambassador James Pearson explain you why.

J'aime Fontainebleau (Part 1) (c) MAD Productions

2 part film about a trip to Fontainebleau. Showing a range of grades from 6a to 8a+. In the first week the climbers took their housemate Lauren for a few days who has never climbed before and she met some interesting people along the way...

Discovering New Crags In The South Of France With Yuji Hirayama And James Pearson (c) EpicTV

In Episode Three of Wine Dine Climb, Yuji, James, and Caroline take a trip to a 2,000-year-old Roman limestone quarry near Saint-Leger, for some techie face and prow climbing after the overhung endurance fest of the Verdon Gorge.

Edu Marin's Race Against Time On Chamonix King Line 'Voie Petite' (8b) (c) EpicTV

In episode three of "The Marins' Alps Project", Edu and his father Novato set their sights on the "Voie Petit" of Grand Capucin in the the Mont Blanc massif, one of their greatest challenges to date.

Up All Day, Out All Night: In Verdon With Yuji Hirayama And James Pearson (c) EpicTV

Episode Two of Wine Dine Climb sees Yuji, Caroline, James and the team head to Les Gorges du Verdon in South East France. After a quick pit stop at the North Face Nightray Outdoor Festival, the gang set about exploring what Verdon has to offer.

Edu Marin Smashes Chamonix's Digital Crack In A Single Pitch (c) EpicTV

Episode Two of The Marins' Alps Project sees Edu and his father, Novato, head to the Aiguille du Midi in Chamonix to climb Digital Crack, a high-altitude, 8a slab over 70m long.

Yuji Hirayama, James Pearson And Caroline Ciavaldini Roadtrippin' And Deep-Water Soloing In France (c) EpicTV

The south of France: the place to go for warm weather, Mediterranean tranquillity, wine, cheese and great climbing. Japanese climber, Yuji Hirayama, spent seven years in France as a child and in Episode One of Wine Dine Climb, he returns with fellow climbers, James Pearson and his wife, French climber Caroline Ciavaldini.



Han Na Rai Song siegt beim Eiskletterweltcup 2018 in Rabenstein (c) Patrick Schwienbacher

Han Na Rai Song hat am Samstagabend beim Weltcup der Eiskletterer in Rabenstein in Passeier zum dritten Mal in Folge das Schwierigkeitsklettern gewonnen. Einen Premierensieg gab es bei den Männern, wo sich mit Mohammadreza Safdarian Korouyeh erstmals ein Athlet aus dem Iran den Tagessieg holte.