The Neverending Story (Unendliche Geschichte) 8b+ was established by Beat Kammerlander in 1991. At that time it was the hardest multipitch route of the world. Now, over 25 years later the route has just seen 2 repetitions.
Bold. Brave. Humble. These are the qualities that make BD Athlete Babsi Zangerl inspiring. From her historic bouldering ascents, 5.14 trad FA’s, to her epic big wall takedowns, Babsi may just be the best female climber in the world. Be Bold. Be Humble. Be Babsi.
This past November, BD Athletes Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher went to battle on one of El Cap's most formidable free routes. With some of the hardest climbing in the Valley crammed into 16-pitches, the Zodiac (5.13d) had only seen two previous ascents ... until Babsi and Jacopo showed up.
Das Filmfest St. Anton startet in diesem Jahr mit einem Filmabend für "Ladies Only", einem Abend, an dem die Bühne des Arlberg-well.com den Frauen gehört. Mit ihren Kletter-, Alpinismus- und Freeride-Filmen - die Mehrzahl davon sind Premieren - kommen Anna Stöhr, Lorraine Huber, Nadine Wallner, Mayan Smith-Gobat, Tamara Lunger, Barbara Zangerl und Nina Caprez nach St. Anton.
Beim Auftakt der HardMoves 2015 im Escaladrome in Hannover kamen 71 Mädels und 196 Jungs aus mehr als 30 Hallen, um im Mini-HardMoves-Modus herauszufinden, wo die stärksten Jungs und Mädels trainieren.
Bouldering, sport, trad, multi-pitch—if it's rock, Barbara Zangerl crushes it. Though she calls Austria home, more often than not she's on the road throughout Europe and beyond, hunting down her next climbing challenge. A recent trip to Ticino, Switzerland had her going to battle on Super Cirill, a nine-pitch crack line stacked with difficult 8a climbing.
The movie "Same Same But Different" follows the transformative journey of Barbara Zangerl: For many years, Barbara was known as one of the best female boulderers in the world, being one of the first females to climb the grade of 8b. At the age of 19, and at the top of her game, a serious back injury meant that Barbara's success in bouldering would come to a abrupt close.