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[VIDEO] Daniel Woods RAGE Sends a New V15 Highball in Mexico | Viva Peñoles

[VIDEO] Daniel Woods RAGE Sends a New V15 Highball in Mexico | Viva Peñoles,...

In the dramatic conclusion to the Viva Peñoles series Daniel Woods climbs the 'omega king line' of the boulder of his dreams/nightmares in the beautiful but foreboding Mexican desert. After Jimmy Webb spots the overhung, highball problem, it claims a casualty when Dave Graham pops his tendon on it.
[VIDEO] This Boulder Is Like Something from Mars. Its Problems Are Even Crazier | Viva Peñoles

[VIDEO] This Boulder Is Like Something from Mars. Its Problems Are Even Crazier |...

As the crew digs deep into the Peñoles landscape to uncover the area's true potential for hard bouldering, one boulder in particular captures the crew's attention. It's a massive monolith that looks like it fell out of the sky and oooh, mama, does it have some hard lines on it. Meanwhile Daniel Woods sends one of the hardest problems of the trip, 'El Lado Activo Del Infinito' (V14 8B+).
[VIDEO] The Bouldering Dream Team Discovers Amazing New Problems in Mexico | Viva Peñoles

[VIDEO] The Bouldering Dream Team Discovers Amazing New Problems in Mexico | Viva Peñoles,...

In this episode the bouldering dream team continues to deliver by taking down many of the hard, established boulders and putting up some of their own in Peñoles, Mexico. Shawn Raboutou, a kid crusher who tagged along with the crew, gets his first FA and tackles a highball V12 called 'Señor de Cielos'. Daniel Woods continues his tear by flashing a testpiece V12 named 'Palabras', and Paul Robinson puts up a new V12 called the Prince.
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[VIDEO] Daniel Woods, Dave Graham, & Jimmy Webb Attempt Their Hardest Ascents Yet |...

In this episode, the team adjusts to the harsh conditions of desert life and tackle their hardest bouldering ascents yet. Dave Graham repeats an overhanging face problem known as Corona Sin Ray v13 (8B), Jimmy figures out some wild moves to send Zugwang, V13 (8B), and Daniel nabs the second ascent of Markame V14 (8B+).
[VIDEO] You Won't Believe How Cool (or How Hard) These Boulder Problems Are | Viva Peñoles

[VIDEO] You Won't Believe How Cool (or How Hard) These Boulder Problems Are |...

A dream-team of Americas strongest boulderers, including Jimmy Webb, Daniel Woods, Dave Graham, Paul Robinson, and Shawn Raboutou, has traveled to the hidden boulder fields of Peñoles, Mexico with the goal of repeating test-pieces and establishing the hardest climbs in the Chihuahua desert. Now settled in, the team explores the landscape and repeats some of the areas classic lines included Hungry Ghost (V11, 8A), Fumanchu (V11, 8A) and Herencia Del Fuego (V12/13, 8A+/B).
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[VIDEO] Daniel Woods, Dave Graham, and Co Explore an Amazing New Bouldering Frontier |...

In January 2014, five world-class American boulderers descended into the desert near Peñoles, Mexico, in the state of Chihuahua to explore a new bouldering area with local climber and developer Diego Montull. Episode 1 introduces the cast and gives us a sweet taste of the huge potential of this incredible new area. After Nalle Hukkataival came last year and set some new lines, the boys knew they had to make the trip, knock off some repeats and discover their own problems.
[VIDEO] Nalle Hukkataival bouldering in Penoles

[VIDEO] Nalle Hukkataival bouldering in Penoles, Mexico

Black Diamond athlete Nalle Hukkataival decided to leave behind the bureaucracy of bouldering in Hueco Tanks State Historical Park in Texas and crossed the border into Mexico. Destination: Penoles, a bouldering area seven hours south of the U.S. border with rock striking similar to Hueco's but without the onerous rules and regulations. Nalle quickly realized what he had heard of Penoles was true: the place was virtually untapped, especially in regards to difficult highballs, and quickly set to work at developing a host of high-end, world-class problems.

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Rabenstein rüstet sich für die Eiskletter-Wettkampfsaison 2019 (c) Patrick Schwienbacher

Rabenstein rüstet sich für die Eiskletter-Wettkampfsaison 2019

Seit rund zwei Wochen ist der Eisturm Rabenstein für das Publikum geöffnet. Mit großem Erfolg, denn während der Feiertage rund um Weihnachten und Neujahr nutzten sehr viele Eiskletterer aus dem gesamten Alpenraum die Möglichkeit, im hinteren Passeiertal sicher auf Eis klettern zu können.

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'Tod an der Alpspitze' von Irmgard Braun (c) Bergverlag Rother

Buchvorstellung: „Tod an der Alpspitze“ von Irmgard Braun

Ihr Leben ist ziemlich perfekt: Seit einem Jahr ist Jana mit Bruno verheiratet. Durch ihn hat sie die Berge kennengelernt, inzwischen klettert sie begeistert. Zwar arbeitet sie weiterhin als Grafikerin, doch sein Erfolg als Geschäftsmann ermöglicht es ihr, häufig ihrer Leidenschaft nachzugehen.

PANORAMA

150 Jahre DAV: Erste Infos zum Jubiläumsjahr 2019 (c) Deutscher Alpenverein

Drei große DAV-Themen für 2019: Mountainbike, #climbtotokyo, #unserealpen

Für den DAV steht das Jahr 2019 ganz im Zeichen des seines 150. Geburtstages. Große anstehende Themen gibt es darüber hinaus freilich trotzdem. In den Bereichen Mountainbiken, Wettkampfklettern und Naturschutz hat der DAV bereits im letzten Jahr große Projekte und Kampagnen ins Leben gerufen, die in diesem Jahr fortgesetzt werden.