Barefoot Amongst Czechs is name of the article and short movie from the Czech sandstones area Adrspach from the American point of view. The report and video was published on the North Face blog. ... full story
UPDATED by story and photos+video Adam Ondra (13-years-old, CZ) climbed the route Martin Krpan 9a in Osp, Slovenia, this Saturday November 11. Brano from Slovak web climb.sk posted the info to CzechClimbing.com. ... full story
Andreas Bindhammer, who did a week ago the first repetition of the route Abysse 9a (set by Alex Chabot), thinks it should be 9a/a+, because during the attempting he broke two important footholds. ... full story
Speed 3.7. Results men: 1. Vaytsekhovsky, 2. Sinitsin, 3. Peshenkhov, ... 13. Hroza
1. Saulevich, 2. Alexeeva, 3. Yurina,... 13. Karešová
Combination: 1. Sharafudinov a 1. Alexeeva. Video from the speed competition9,5 MB, 4 minutes, wmv
Libor Hroza continues from 10th place, Tomasz Oleksy (POL) from 11th, Eliška Karešová from 13th place!
In the further round there are Hroza (29,67 s ... full story
Update + video of woman climbing
Czechs on the first World Cup competition today in lead climbing 2006, Puurs, Belgium: Tomáš Mrázek ended 3rd, Martin Stráník 11th.
1 Flavio Crespi (ITA)
2 David Lama (AUT)
3 Tomas Mrazek (CZE) + video, Tomas in finals + woman finals A. Eiter, S. Levet a Ch. Durif... full story
Ines Papert (DE) and Simon Wadeler (CH) won the World Cup competition in difficulty ice climbing today in Spicak, Czech Republic.
Ksenia Sdobnikova (RUS) was 2nd woman, Anna Torreta (ITA) 3rd and Markus Bendler (AUT) was 2nd man, Harald Berger (AUT) was 3rd.
4 Petra Muller (SUI)
5 Jitka Mazlova ( CZ)
6 Franziska Donhuber (DE)
7 Julia Oleynikova (RUS)
8 Jaroslava Melounova (CZ)
4 Yevgen Kryvo ... full story
There is a tip for a bit non traditional trip to winter Alps at three big walls. In the beginning of January we set out to weekend to explore three giant indoor climbing halls to Austria and Bavaria: in Innsbruck, Imst and Munich. ... full story
New Year web premier of the film Rock Duel Adam vs Martin, with top climbers Adam Ondra and Martin Stráník matching their strengths in Red Overhangs in Srbsko near Prague in climbing OS, RP and other not traditional styles was published on Youtube by Czech Mountaineering Union. ... full story
Video of the Czech attempt of the 1st ascent on Gasherbrum 1
Watch the new video about Czech mountaineers Mara Holecek and Ondra Mandula attempted the 1st ascent of the new route on the South West Face of Gasherbrum I (8068 m) this summer. They stuck there because of the weather. They spent in the wall 2 weeks and reached 7800 m. ... full story
Look at video from winter highline on rocks in Oresnik in Northern Bohemia by Kolouch and his friends. They stretched the line on the end of the year as the Last Highline 2008. On about 5 minutes you can see btw. that some accident with broken head and little blood, can not limit you. ... full story
The dangerous route in Australia was done by Croatians
no CZ nor PL (+VIDEO)
The dangerous route in Blue Mountains, Australia, where happened recently death accident on bad equipped bolts, was done by Croatians, not Czechs nor Poles, writes local climber in his blog. ... full story
New York Times published on its on-line edition video report about jumping on Czech sandstone towers in Adrspach (North of Czech Republic). Besides archives film footage there is also actual interview with Czech legendary climber and owner of large chain of outdoor stores Jidrich "Hudy" Hudecek as a Czech jumper. ... full story