The World Champion in lead climbing Tomas Mrazek and his friend Helena Lipenska returned from Spain climbing yesterday and wrote a short report according to it Tomas did 21 routes (8a to 8b+) on sight or flash, Helena 2x 8a PP, 7c on sight. ... full story
Try to look at the tip for ice climbing we tried this weekend at the artificial ice tower in ski resort at Tanvaldsky Spicak in Jizerske hory (Iser Gebirge), close to Jablonec, Nord Bohemia. ... 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
Our friend Udo Neumann from Germany has sent us to CzechClimbing.com the link at 15 minutes video that he shot on Petrohradske Padani 2010, the open door nature bouldering competiton in, Petrohrad area, Czech Republic. ... full story
American Dean Potter, the master of climbing, basejumping and other adventures masterpieces presented his lecture and show in Prague climbing gym SmichOFF last night. Look at some photos from the event that our reader and cooperater Martan has posted to us. ... full story
Alex and Thomas Hubers interview about Adam Ondra etc.
Huber´s brothers gave an exclusive interview to our partner and friend Cedric Larcher from Kairn.com. Alex and Thomas Hubers talk in it about their climbing motivation, training and comment the phenomenon of new climbing generation represented by Czech Adam Ondra. ... full story
Prague Mayor Bem climbed Mount Vinson and completed 7 summits
Prague Mayor Pavel Bem has climbed the highest summit of Antarctica Mount Vinson, Czech main stream media reported. He confirmed it in television interview without more details. According to the media speculation he spent New Years Eve holiday in Antarctica and the Mount Vinson was allegedly the last in 7 Summits (highest mountains of the continents). ... full story