The 2nd IFSC European Youth Series 2008 took place in Wuppertal, Germany on June 21-22, 2008. Czech Adam Ondra (15) confirmed his performance and won again. The other Czech Martin Stranik (18) finished on 2nd place same in the first competition 2008 in Prague. ... full story
Czech young climber Adam Ondra recorded to his diary new ascents of routes 8c+ in Schleier Wasserfall, Austria. On Saturday June 14 he sent Gambit 8c+ (by Alex Huber) and Das Erbe Der Vater 8c+ (by Markus Bendler) both in second attempt. In addition Adam sent Helium 8b+ on sigh on Sunday. ... full story
Slovaks Dodo Kopold and Vlado Plulik summited Gasherbrumu I.
Slovaks Dodo Kopold and Vlado Plulik reached summit of Gasherbrum I (8068 m) today, June 15, 2008. From col between Gasherbrums in altitude (6450m) they climbed via North face in one pace in 16 hours to the top and back. ... full story
Slovak mountaineer Dodo Kopold reached summit of Gasherbrum II. (8035 m) via French pillar on June 9, 2008. His partner Vlado Plulik turned down 300 meters under the summit for bad weather. ... full story
Czechs finished in semifinals on the World Cup bouldering competition in Vail (USA) on Jun 6-7 2008 - Silva Rajfova was 10th, Martin Stranik 11th. The winners are Alex Johnson (USA) and Kilian Fischhuber (AUT). ... full story
„Triple North Walls“ is the attempt to climb three elegant first ascents in different high mountain areas in Asia: in the Nepalese Himalayas, Pakistani Karakorum and Afghan Vachan on three beautiful mountains where have not been more than ten ascents up to now. ... full story