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
Sasha DiGiulian has become the first woman to free climb the 700-metre "Mora Mora" (8c) and only the second person in history to do so.
It's incredible to come back to Oliana year after year and see how this cliff has become an international epicenter for high end sport climbing. It's given me the opportunity to enjoy many special moments with good friends, trying hard routes together and having fun!
Montserrat is a massif located at only 50km from Barcelona. Due to its proximity, its peculiar spires and spectacular walls, it has always been considered one of the favorite climbing schools among the Barcelona and Catalunya climbers.
WoGü is one of the best known multi-pitch routes in Europe: not only for its difficulty but because it also carries a little bit of history with it.
Die WoGü hat in der Freeclimbing-Geschichte einen wichtigen Stellenwert. Sie konnte 1997 von Beat Kammerlander erschlossen werden, zu Ehren von Wolfgang Güllich, dem es gelang, die allererste Route mit dem Schwierigkeitsgrad 9a zu begehen.
A training session with Chris Sharma and his friends Edu Marin, Gerard Rull and Diego Marsella. Some days you feel stronger than others but the important thing is to enjoy what you do with good friends!
Edu Marin has climbed in Santa Linya for years, but one of the few routes he has left is Seleccion Anal, a stiff 9a+ that Adam Ondra has been trying to flash this trip.
Manche nennen sie despektierlich den "überhängendsten Kartoffelacker dieser Erde", für andere ist sie die "geilste Kletterei ihrer Art auf der Welt". Und für jeden, der darunter steht und hinaufschaut in diese überhängende, haltlose Wüste aus kleinen, großen und Monster-Kieseln, für den gibt es keine Alternative als dort hinaufklettern zu müssen.
In episode one of Epic Climber, Chris Sharma invites Sasha Digiulian, Edu Marin and Adam Ondra to his new gym in Barcelona. After a little warm up at the wall, the guys head to Santa Linya for two days of climbing on some of the world's hardest routes.
In the last episode in our Marins' Alps Project series, Edu Marin and his father Novato set off to Austria to tackle Alexander Huber's 8b+ Sansara on the east face of the Grubhorn.
In episode three of "The Marins' Alps Project", Edu and his father Novato set their sights on the "Voie Petit" of Grand Capucin in the the Mont Blanc massif, one of their greatest challenges to date.
Episode Two of The Marins' Alps Project sees Edu and his father, Novato, head to the Aiguille du Midi in Chamonix to climb Digital Crack, a high-altitude, 8a slab over 70m long.
In the first episode of The Marins' Alps Project, sport climber Edu Marin and his legendary father Francesco 'Novato' Marin set off on their summer road trip through Europe, embarking on one of the hardest routes of the journey: Orbayu.
Chilam Balam ist am Sektor Villanueva del Rosario in Spanien, eine 85 Meter lange Route durch ein riesiges Dach. Sie ist bekannt als eine der besten Routen Spaniens im Schwierigkeitsgrad 9a+/b.
The route "Panaroma" (8c) in the Italian Dolomites has been a long-standing dream for Spanish climber Edu Marin. The line features easy but poorly protected climbing on its early pitches with run-out sections between some extremely doubtful peg placements.
Edu Marin is one of the strongest sport climbers in the world. His father "Novato" is perhaps THE strongest 62 year-old. It was only a matter of time before they joined forces for a project: and oh, what a project. They decided to take on Panaroma, a face on one of the Tre cime di Lavaredo peaks in the Dolomites.
After snapping a tendon in competition, Edu Marín spent a long time recovering and getting back into fighting shape. Now he's feeling strong again and he has come to the famous crag of Santa Linya in Lleida, Spain to take a shot at climbing one very special line. Analógica Natural 8c+/9a (5.14c/5.14d) isn't the hardest route Edu has ever climbed, but he says, 'It has made a real impact on me because it has marked a kind of comeback'. This is one incredible climber on one incredible line and we're glad to see him back at the highest level. Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes.
Denkt man an Äthiopien denkt man nicht unbedingt an eine Kletterdestination. Nicht so die Spanier Edu Marin und Marco Jubes, die es im Januar 2012 genau dorthin zog, um eine lange Erstbegehung zu machen. Mit "Costa Brava" gelang Ihnen dann auch eine Mehrseillängenroute bis zum Grad 8a in einem Push on sight.