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...
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...
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...
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...
Some mixed action

Some mixed action

From Planet Mountain: The Italian Val d´Aosta is once again the scene of hard leashless dry-tooling ascents. And once again Valsavaranche and ´Stevie´s...
Swedish superwomen strikes (finally)

Swedish superwomen strikes (finally)

We are extremely proud to report that there finally is a Swedish superwoman. Ingela Nilsson, who were 20th in the last WC in Kranj,...
Smith repeats Le Surplomb

Smith repeats Le Surplomb

WebCrag reports Scottsman Malcolm Smith has repeated the famous Le Surplomb at Vallée de la Mee, Fontainebleau.
Savage returns to the stage

Savage returns to the stage

After a couple of weeks of beach bumming, Stefan "Savage" Pettersson finally dragged his lazy ass to the gramps. After a few days of...
Dave´s latest sends

Dave´s latest sends

Dave Graham has, during the last three weeks of rain, kept sending. Here we go... The Maxx, 8a/8a+, and L´integrale both on the...
Mr Hoette once again

Mr Hoette once again

Matt Adams reports: Nathan Hoette has just made the 3rd ascent ofNicotine 8b(31) at the Gallery, Grampians. "It went down pretty easily , almost...
More Oz sends

More Oz sends

Andy Beckworth´s Boulderlounge reports: James Scarborough , from Sydney, made the 3rd ascent of Alpha leather, 8b+(32), in the Blue Mountains. James took 18...
Naughty Natan strikes

Naughty Natan strikes, update

In the Grampians, Australia, Nathan Hoette of Perth has made the second ascent of Who´s a Naughty Boy 8b+/8c(32/33). Well that’s the grade Garth...
Rands again

Rands again

Webcrag reports: Lisa Rands climbed Beautiful Gecko, V10 (7c/c+), at the Sad Boulders (in the Ice Caves) on November 7th. It was her second...
Uhden sends Baby-basher

Uhden sends Baby-basher

Last wednesday Marietta Uhden succeeded on Toni Lamprecht´s Baby-Basher, 8b+(10+), at Kochel, Germany. This was Marietta´s fourth 8b+ after, Happy biceps to you,...
New German prodigy

New German prodigy

Wolfgang Meister, ever heard the name before? Well, chances are you´re going to hear it again in the future. This 20-year-old from Merbach, Germany...
Rands sends 7c+ bloc

Rands sends 7c+ bloc

Lisa Rands continued her good form through the end of November sending Moonraker, V9/7b+/c bloc at the Buttermilks on Thanksgiving Day. Five days later...
Dave undoes Fatman...

Dave undoes Fatman…

Turns out Dave was misinformed: "Ive got some annoying news, when I first did Fatman, this french guy showed me the two starting holds,...
More France

More France

Yann Ghesquiers has repeated Fatal mambo, 8c+, at Chorances. Phillipe Mussato has sent an old project at La Balme not far from...

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Erstbegehung von 'Silberrücken'' (8a+ MSL) am Rotbrätt durch Schaeli und Siegrist (c) Frank Kretschmann

Erstbegehung von „Silberrücken“ (8a+ MSL) am Rotbrätt durch Schaeli und Siegrist

Die beiden schweizer Alpinisten Stephan Siegrist und Roger Schaeli konnten im Juni 2019 mit "Silberrücken" eine neue Route durch die Rotbrätt Westwand an der Jungfrau als erste Kletterer erfolgreich begehen.

PRODUKTE

'Peak Performance' von Dr. Guido Köstermeyer (c) tmms-Verlag

Buchvorstellung: „Peak Performance“ von Dr. Guido Köstermeyer

Die Trainingslehre des Ex-Bundestrainers Guido Köstermeyer umfasst alle Bereiche des Konditionstrainings, vom Kraft-, über das Kraftausdauertraining, bis hin zum Ausgleichstraining.

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.