Are you good enough for the SAS

Are you good enough for the SAS, asks BBC?

If you fancy your chances of getting selected for the SAS, then the BBC is looking for 30 people to take part in a...
Super Mammoth repeated

Super Mammoth repeated

Direttissima reports that Francis Hélias has repeated Super Mammouth, 8a+ traversée, in Bleau.
Second female ascent of Midnight Lightning

Second female ascent of Midnight Lightning

California´s Lisa Rands, aged 25, of Bishop, California, has repeated Yosemite´s famous Camp 4 bouldering problem Midnight Lightning (V8/9) , according to Climbing magazine....
Gaskins again

Gaskins again

John Gaskins has finally managed to repeat Ben Moon´s Eight Ball at Gardoms, UK. John confirms the problem´s 8b bloc rating. Some of you...
Nescatelli repeats Zatopek

Nescatelli repeats Zatopek

Giada Verena Roselli Lorenzini reports that Marco Nescatelli has made the first Italian repeat of Axel Franco´s Zatopek, 8c, at Grottone di Sperlonga, Italy....
New 8b slab in Bleau!

New 8b slab in Bleau!

Loic Ledenmat(15?), son of the legend Philippe Ledenmat, is quickly making a name for himself in the woods of Bleau. This time he has...
Jourjon repeats Mad Maxx!

Jourjon repeats Mad Maxx!

Jean-Baptiste Jourjon reports: Hi, I did today the problem opened on monday by Julien Nadiras, Mad Maxx. I came on tuesday and needed 3...
Rands sends Midnight lightning

Rands sends Midnight lightning

Lisa Rands of Bishop, California, has sent the classic mega classic Midnight lightning, 7b+ bloc, at Camp 4, Yosemite. The problem was opened by...
Neil Gresham pushes it on Scottish ice

Neil Gresham pushes it on Scottish ice

Neil Gresham has made the first ascent of ´The Tempest´, M9/Scottish 10 at Stob coire nan Lochan, near Glencoe in Scotland, forgoing an attendance...
J-B Jourjon makes a superb start 2001

J-B Jourjon makes a superb start 2001

In the Scorecard of Jean-Babtiste Jourjon we can see his great achievements in the new year which includes an 8a boulder in Fontainebleau The...
2nd 8b+ bloc in Bleau!

2nd 8b+ bloc in Bleau!

Julien Nadiras (20) has combined la Totalité de l`Autre Toit, 8a, and the Maxx, 8a, at Cul de Chien, Fontainebleau. The result is Mad...
Graham opens another 8a/b bloc

Graham opens another 8a/b bloc

Dave Graham has sent an old project at the Lydia Boulders, Bishop. (sometimes referred to as the Pollen Grains??). The Bouldering Domain says: "The...
Jiménez repeats 8c+

Jiménez repeats 8c+

Our friends at Desnivel reports Óscar Jiménez has repeated l´Odi Social, 8c+, at Siurana, Spain. In 1994, Elie Chevieux needed only five tries to...
Gaskins sends 8b+ traverse!

Gaskins sends 8b+ traverse!

John Gaskins has opened yet another mega hard problem at Woodwell, UK. Anethesia is a Left to Right of the roof on Undercut...
Christian Benk repeats the Squeeze

Christian Benk repeats the Squeeze

Christian Benk has managed to make the second ascent ofToni Lamprecht´s The Squeeze, 8b bloc, at Wallberg, Germany. After needing less than an hour...
Legrand send 8c+/9a

Legrand send 8c+/9a

Planet Mountain reports: Last year ended in style for François Legrand, who on 22 December freed his project at Les Goudes, one of his...
Legrand puts up 8c+ - or 9a?

Legrand puts up 8c+ – or 9a?

Francois Legrand, aka "Big Frank", best known in the UK for his prowess in winning just about any competition he enters, has put up...
Pablo Barbero strikes inMisjaPec

Pablo Barbero strikes inMisjaPec

Desnivel.es gives us the news that the Junior World Champion of 2000, Pablo, Barbero did a dussin or so 8a´s and harder including four...
Edwards 8b & Nicole

Edwards 8b & Nicole, Mandala

Australianbouldering.com reports that their local hero Sam Edwards has done Crown of Aragon, 8b (V13). Frederic Nicole has repeated Mandala, 8a+, which, added...
Brenna is hot!

Brenna is hot!

Christian Brenna has repeated the Bindhammer-brothers´ Alien carnage at Castillon, France. The route was originally thought to be at least 8c+/9a, but after a...
Dave again

Dave again, but not Graham

From Webcrag: Southern California climber Dave Struther and his girlfriend Kristen have just returned home after spending two months in France. The couple spent...
Ben Moon signs with Red Chili

Ben Moon signs with Red Chili, sells S7 chunk?

Ben Moon, who has moved to the US in order to expand his S7 climbing gear empire, has signed a deal with Red Chili...
Ines Westenhöfer sends 8a bloc!

Ines Westenhöfer sends 8a bloc!

Ines Westenhöfer has become the first German woman, and fourth woman on the planet, to send an 8a bloc, by succeeding on Thomas Willenberger´s...
Brenna ascends the big mother

Brenna ascends the big mother

Three days ago Christian Brenna managed to make the second ascent of Luca Zardini´s The big mother at Erto, Italy. Brenna estimates the route...
Dave´s last minute sends!

Dave´s last minute sends!

On his very last day of his six-week stay at Fontainebleau, Dave Graham sent both Fatman and Gourmandise, both 8b bloc! Ladies and...

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'Koasabluad' - Wilde Neutour im Wilden Kaiser von Alexander Huber und Guido Unterwurzacher (c) Max Berger

„Koasabluad“ – Wilde Neutour im Wilden Kaiser von Alexander Huber und...

Mitte Oktober 2019 gelang Alexander Huber und Guido Unterwurzacher die erste Rotpunktbegehung von "Koasabluad" mit Schwierigkeiten bis 8b+, die nichts für schwache Nerven ist.

PRODUKTE

Alpenvereinsjahrbuch BERG 2020 (c) Tyrolia Verlag

Alpenvereinsjahrbuch BERG 2020

Die aktuelle Ausgabe stellt die Arlberg-Region mit den Lechtaler Alpen in den Mittelpunkt der Rubrik BergWelten. Kein Geringerer als der bekannte „Wetterflüsterer“ Karl Gabl aus St. Anton am Arlberg stellt gemeinsam mit seiner Frau, BERG-Autorin Stephanie Geiger, die Bergwelt seiner Heimat vor.

PANORAMA

JDAV-Gruppen sammeln 2,6 Tonnen gebrauchte Daunenprodukte (c) Mountain Equipment

JDAV-Gruppen sammeln 2,6 Tonnen gebrauchte Daunenprodukte

Das Jubiläumsprojekt "DownUpCycling" von der Jugend des Deutschen Alpenvereins (JDAV) und Mountain Equipment endete am 30. Juni 2019 nach 100 Tagen Sammelzeit.