The story of Squib Climbing the First Ascent of Augmentium (30, 8a+) in Freycinet National Park, Tasmania.
Wer die Berge und die Natur liebt, wird früher oder später auch nicht um den Fels herumkommen. Und weil Klettern gerade boomt, Outdoor-Sport bei Frauen sowieso gerne ganz oben auf der Fitnessprogrammliste steht, machen die Ladies Days diesen Herbst auch in den Steinbergen, genauer gesagt im Pillerseetal halt.
In the first episode of Adam in the Rockies, BD Athlete Adam Ondra visits the two Canadian sport crags Planet X and Acephale. After battling dry, glassy skin on his first day, Adam employs some pro tactics to manage his fingertips and heads back to the crag for round two.
American Petzl athletes are out in Catalonia for the winter and spring climbing season. For some, it’s their first experience, and others; it has been routine for years.
BD Athlete Babsi Zangerl is no doubt one of the strongest climbers in the world. She’s climbed 5.14a on El Cap, bouldered V13, and sent runout 5.14b trad.
More than 50 days of effort, hundreds of miles of hiking, hundreds of hours spent at this boulder, thousands of tries, and it was all over in a minute. Ethan Pringle hadd finally had the experience he was looking for.
Nach einer einjährigen Projektierungs- und Trainingsphase gelang Kaddi der Boulder "Kryptos" am Morchelstock im Schweizer Balsthal. Kryptos wurde 2009 von Franz Widmer erstbegangen und im selben Jahr von Black Diamond Athlet und Boulderlegende Fred Nicole wiederholt.
Es hat etwas gedauert, bis die neue Auflage des Kletter- und Boulderführers für das Zillertal fertig geworden ist. Die nun vorliegende überarbeitete vierte Auflage stellt auf 544 Seiten die besten Boulder und Kletterspots vor.
Before Alex Honnold's "Nose" speed record, and before Jonathan Siegrist sent "Jumbo Love," the pair teamed up this spring for some training time - each working projects outside of their comfort zones.
The desert is full of secrets, especially for a climber. There are many miles of cliffs waiting to be explored. Mason Earle has been driving force in the desert, and has spent many years searching the canyons of Utah for new routes.
Eine abwechslungsreiche 120m lange Linie, die durch eine der wohl eindrucksvollsten Wandzonen im rechten Teil der "Catalunya wall" in der Mont-Rebei verläuft.
Nalle Hukkataival has been in South Africa developing a new bouldering area called The Realm, found in the Bideouw Valley near Rocklands.
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.
Edu Marin had never before tried to release a multipich of this caliber, to climb for hours on that roof... Sometimes Edu had the feeling that it never ended and that he was lost in a rock sky. Edu calculate that he has more to climb more than 250 meters of pure roof, an authentic madness
Climbing in Uskedalen, a climbing area sometimes referred to as 'Norway's Yosemite'. The valley has roughly 60 routes on walls that rise up to 600 meters, and holds potential for many new routes.
Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have a pretty good lifestyle. Travelling the world to climb the hardest routes they can find. Gondo crack is a 17-meter finger crack in Switzerland, usually climbed using bolts as protection.
BD Athlete Hazel Findlay is known for her rad trad ability, whether she’s freeing El Cap or climbing crumbly sea-cliffs with sparse protection. When she arrived in Squamish last summer, a friend and fellow Brit knew just the route she should try.
Im PillerseeTal in den Kitzbüheler Alpen werden Anfang Juni wieder die Miss und Master of ROCKdesaster beim Cold Water Soloing gesucht.
The name of the route is another dedication to the oeuvre of Jim Morrison – the climbing is a present for anyone who joins this game of weird scenes (or moves) inside the gold mine (referring to one of the most impressive landscape, flora and fauna settings among climbing spots in the Alps).
Take Steve McClure (Britain's top sport climber) and Neil Mawson (E10-conquering dark horse). Throw them into the dizzying Verdon Gorge then stir well with the film-making skills of Rich Heap and Ben Pritchard. Attempting a spectacular multi-pitch route, the duo find themselves way off route and have to dig deep to find success.
After one decade of absence from Bavaria I am proudly presenting some first sends from the place I really learned climbing at: Kochel. Before leaving to Switzerland in 2006 the routes we climbed here where up to 20m long, mainly of resistance or bouldery style. Meanwhile Kochel has grown big.
In March 2018, Alex Honnold traveled to Japan and sampled the country’s rock with the legendary Yuji Hirayama and Toru Nakajima.
On March 21st the young italian Climber Felix Kiem was able to send "Himmelsreiter". A route graded 8C in the Saustall Crag near Naturns (BZ). It was the 5th ascent after Jacopo Larcher, Ivo Gamper, Rudi Moroder and Günther Karbon.
Where is your limit? Would you recognise it? For Steve McClure it’s an endless series of matchstick edges and nothing holds, high above the Yorkshire Dales. If this climb was one move longer, it would still be a dream… instead it’s the UK’s hardest-ever climb.
Tom Brenzinger alias "Mr. Lapis", wie ihn Interviewer Jürgen Reis in vorangegangenen Sendungen des Öfteren bezeichnete, ist in dieser MP3-Audiocast-Episode erstmals auf einem Podcast live on tape zu hören.