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One Winter In The Peak (c) LawsonBetaProductions

Now that we both live in Sheffield, 'The Peak' is our local climbing area, meaning we were able to get out loads over the Grit season. This video showing a selection of what we got up to.

David Fitzgerald on 'Voyager' (8B+) (c) Puzzleglass

This film follows Irish climber David Fitzgerald (instagram.com/dv_fitzgerald), who after taking up the sport only 5 years ago travelled to the Peak District to try the hardest bouldering problems on grit.

Ben Moon und Jürgen Reis auf der OutDoor 2016 (c) Archiv Reis

Bereits in seiner frühesten Jugend wurde Ben Moon vom Klettervirus "positiv befallen". Ein Klettertrip führte ihn mit 17 zu seinen damaligen Vorbildern wie Jerry Moffat und Martin Atkinson. Seit dem ist der zurückhaltende, auch medial sehr selektive Brite quasi ein Fixpunkt in DER Klettegeschichte!

Ben Moon: Past, present and future (Part 1) (c) Boreal Outdoor

Ben Moon talks bouldering progression, sport climbing and where it's all headed. He's firmly back to sport climbing now, and has a new personalised training plan for the winter courtesy of Tom Randall and Lattice Training. Ben has set his sights on 9a Northern Lights at Kilnsey in the UK, and has no doubt it will go down.

Die Alex Megos Formel (3/4) (c) madebynomads

Auf der Suche nach der Alex Megos Formel macht Teil 3 der vierteiligen Serie Halt im legendären englischen Peak District. Hier lüftet Alex das Geheimnis hinter Kletter-Mythen und versucht sich an einer der historischsten Routen überhaupt: Hubble.

Getting schooled with Ben Moon (c) Boreal Outdoor

After a remarkable career including the World's first 9a ("Hubble"), last year Ben Moon achieved what many thought to be impossible by repeating the climb over 20 years after it's first ascent. Now working towards his nemesis route "Northern Lights", Ben gives us some insight into his training at the School Room.

Gimme Kraft History Channel: Ben Moon & Jerry Moffatt training for 8c+ (c) cafekraft

Jerry Moffatt and Ben Moon are legends of our sport. They were playing a leading role in the development of sport climbing and bouldering in the 80's and 90's. Being a superb competition climber as well, Jerry is widely regarded as the best overall climber in the world of the 80's.

James Pearson flashing "Something's Burning" (E9) at Pembroke (c) James Pearson

Its funny the road that life leads you down. How we learn, progress, and how things that were once only dreams may one day become realities. Two years ago James Pearson realised one of his dreams, to climb an E9, first try!

Dave MacLeod on "The Long Hope" (E11, 7a) (c) Hot Aches Productions

St John's head on the Island of Hoy is a wild and remote 1150 foot sea cliff. 40 years after the first ascent, one of the World's top climbers, Dave MacLeod, sets out to climb the cliff in a single day, finishing with a new desperately hard final pitch up the headwall.

James Pearson on "The Walk of Life" (E12 7a) (c) Hot Aches Productions

James Pearson knows the ropes. And he's got courage. When he did "The Walk of Life", he climbed what is alleged to be the most difficult and dangerous route in the British Isles. It is the first route rated an E12 degree of difficulty.

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Jakob Schubert auf dem Weg zu seinem ersten Weltcup-Sieg 2017 (c) KVÖ/Heiko Wilhelm

In der Wiege des Wettkampfkletterns schlugen die österreichischen Kletter-Asse im Leadweltcup zu: Jakob Schubert eroberte vor dem tschechischen Spitzenkletterer Adam Ondra in Arco seinen ersten Weltcupsieg in dieser Saison.