Oliana

Oliana

Hazel Findlay: From shoulder operation to sending 8c (c) teamBMC

A personal and revealing portrait into the demands of being a professional climber. Features unique behind-the-scenes footage and inspiring shots of one of Hazel's hardest sends: Mind Control (8c) at Oliana.

Patxi Usobiaga on "Pachamama" (9a+/b) (c) PucSeriestraining

Patxi Usobiaga takes us through the process of what it was like to climb a route he had attempted 8 years ago in Oliana, Spain when he felt he was at his peak. That was before his life changed and climbing took a backseat.

Matty Hong climbing in Spain (c) Petzl Sport

When Matty Hong sets out to accomplish something, like sending two 5.15a routes in Spain, there's nothing that can stop him from attaining his goal. During his spring trip to Spain, Matty applied himself to no end to make quick work of La Rambla in Siurana and Joe Mama in Oliana.

Oliana: Good Times 2017 (c) Sharma Channel

It's incredible to come back to Oliana year after year and see how this cliff has become an international epicenter for high end sport climbing. It's given me the opportunity to enjoy many special moments with good friends, trying hard routes together and having fun!

Mid October 2016 Chris Sharma managed to send "Joe Mama" (9a+) at Oliana, a route that had challenged him a lot last season. It's been quite a year with so many new experiences.

Jonathan Siegrist Immersed In Catalonia's "Power Inverter" (9a+) (c) EpicTV

Fresh from the success of completing La Rambla, EpicTV Shop athlete Jonathan Siegrist moves onto a new challenge: "Power Inverter". Nestled in amongst the stunning scenery of Oliana in Catalonia, Spain, Jonathan finds himself getting a bit introspective in the quest to complete one of his hardest projects yet.

Sachi Amma sending 9a or harder in Spain (c) adidas Outdoor

adidas Outdoor athlete and professional climber Sachi Amma spent 3 amazing weeks climbing 9a (or harder) routes in Oliana, Spain. On this trip Sachi Amma definitely proofed his skills on a new level. Check out the great lines and Sachi's incredible performance.

Ramón Julián Repeats Chris Sharma's Power Inverter (9a+/5.15a) (Ramón Julián: A Muerte, Ep. 4) (c) EpicTV

Because of the demands of top-level competition climbing, athletes who focus on this discipline often have relatively few hard ascents under their belts on real rock. Ramón Julián is a notable exception to this rule.

Sachi Amma in "Seleccio Natural Left Exit" (9a) (c) Eddie Gianelloni / adidas Outdoor

In etwas mehr als drei Wochen konnte der adidas Outdoor Athlet im spanischen Oliana und Santa Linya drei 9a, drei 9a+ und eine 9b klettern und wird sich wohl seine selbstgesteckten Ziele neu definieren.

[VIDEO] La Dura Complete: The Hardest Rock Climb In The World

Chris Sharma and Adam Ondra spent two years working together to climb La Dura Dura (5.15c / 9b+), the world's hardest climb. This film tells the story of their unique collaboration and shows Adam's historic first ascent and Chris' second ascent.

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DAV Bergunfallstatistik 2016/17 (c) DAV/Wolfgang Ehn

So gering war das Risiko noch nie, beim Bergsport tödlich zu verunglücken. In den Jahren 2016 und 2017 sind insgesamt 71 DAV-Mitglieder in den Bergen ums Leben gekommen, das entspricht einem Rückgang um 28% im Vergleich zum Berichtszeitraum davor.