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...
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...
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...
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...
Graham gets the hang of Font style

Graham gets the hang of Font style

Dave Graham has now adapted to the style in Font. This is his report: "Reporting in from Fontainebleau, I sent some cool problems despite...
Rouhling related news

Rouhling related news

Our French reporter Jon Smedsaas reports: "Yuji and Daï Koyamada has paid a visit to Fred Rouhling at Charente, managed to flash a few...
Ueli Gygax´ summer ticks

Ueli Gygax´ summer ticks

Ueli Gygax has had a productive summer/fall. His new problems include: Mikrokosmos 8a bloc(repeated by Markus Bock) Karabenemsi 8a bloc(also repeated by...
Lisa Rands is HOT

Lisa Rands is HOT

The Webcrag reports: "Former southern California resident Lisa Rands has continued to impress since moving to the town of Bishop located on the Eastside...
Sam Edwards opens 8b bloc

Sam Edwards opens 8b bloc

Tassie lad, Sam Edwards has sent a much tried project (after about 5 days of trying) at the Happy boulders called Goldfish Trombone and...
Andy Harris can dance!

Andy Harris can dance!

Andy "crimping" Harris from Sheffield S7 has repeated Dead can´t dance, 8a+ bloc/V12 in the Grampians, Australia. About the problem and grade he...
Direct finish to Gaia

Direct finish to Gaia

Charlie Woodburn has done a direct finish to the fearsome Gaia, itself E8 6c (and done in March 1986), at Black Rocks, UK. He´s...
Nadiras is hot again

Nadiras is hot again

Julien Nadiras (20) has repeated Total Eclipse, 8a+ bloc and la Direct de la Mee 8a+ bloc in Fontainebleau. Nadiras is no stranger to...
Bocki goes wild

Bocki goes wild

Classic Rock reports Markus Bock has repeated Ueli Gygax´ Franks wild years, 8b bloc, at Cresciano, Switzerland, and confirmed the grade.
Pietro Dal Prà frees Hotel Supramonte

Pietro Dal Prà frees Hotel Supramonte

From Planet Mountain At the end of October and start of November the Italian Mountain Guide Pietro Dal Prà travelled to Sardinia to...
Good conditions in Font

Good conditions in Font

Olivier Lebreton is enjoying the good conditions in Fontainebleau. Not only has he opened a new 8a+ bloc, Hip Hop, in Boissy aux Cailles,...

TIPP DER REDAKTION

'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.