Schottland

Schottland

The Mission - Torridon Bouldering (c) Eadan Cunningham

Torridon is situated in the North West of Scotland and is home to some of the best bouldering in Britain! This winter season we focused mainly on trying to climb the classics and a few harder problems and this is what happened...

Can Anyone Survive an E10 Solo Fall? (c) Posing Productions

A great throwback clip from the film 'Stone Free'. Climber, Julian Lines decided he wanted to solo the intimidating E9/E10 7a climb 'Hold Fast, Hold True' in Scotland, Glen Nevis. His first attempt at the route nearly ended in disaster when he slipped and fell from 30-feet up.

Kenton Cool, Neil Gresham and Heather Geluk Explore the Scottish Mountains (c) Polished Project

Winter adventures can be a very personal thing. Our film A Scottish Mountain Story looked at what Scottish winter climbing means to Kenton Cool, Neil Gresham & Heather Geluk.

Thomas Tauporn in "Hughies Cocktail Mixture" E3 5c (c) Sebastian Mangold

Die Brandungspfeiler Schottlands waren das diesjährige Kletterziel von Thomas "Shorty" Tauporn und Markus Urbanowski. Nachdem die beiden sich im letzten Jahr im berühmtberüchtigten Peak District ausgetobt hatten, zog es die beiden nun an die Atlantikküste von Schottland.

Jugend-EM 2014 in Edinburgh: 6x Edelmetall für Österreichs Kletternachwuchs

"Very amused" kehrte das Jugend- & Juniorennationalteam des Österreichischen Wettkletterverbandes heute Montag aus Großbritannien zurück: Bei der Jugend- & Junioren-EM (14/15.06.2014) im schottischen Edinburgh holten Nina Lach und Alexandra Elmer am vergangenen Wochenende Gold und Bronze bei den Speed Juniorinnen während die österreichischen Vorstieg-SpezialistInnen mit einmal Gold, zweimal Silber und einmal Bronze glänzten.

[VIDEO] Dave MacLeod in "Fight The Feeling" (8c+/9a)

From bold trad to sketchy rime to hard sport, Black Diamond athlete Dave MacLeod has something of an obsession with first ascents in his native Scotland-a land not known for its ideal climbing weather. A little sleet and rain, however, has done little to dampen Dave's passion for scouring the island for new climbs. His latest FA, Fight The Feeling, is an interesting tale of an FA legacy being carried on from one generation of climbers to the next.

[VIDEO] Erste Wiederholung der Longhope Route (E11

James McHaffie and Ben Bransby have very quickly made the second free ascent of Dave Macleod's Longhope Direct on St John's Head, Hoy, Scotland. Having visited Hoy last year to have a look at the crux pitch, Caff managed to redpoint the crux pitch in very poor weather conditions, and made plans to return this year, with Ben Bransby. The pair successfully making their ascent on the 25th May.

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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.