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Markus Bock has done The Man That Follows Hell 9a+.

Markus Bock has managed new first ascent in Frankenjura on Grüne Holle. The project bolted Czech climber Milan Sýkora before 20 years and Markus called the line “The Man That Followes Hell” 9a+. Check-out pics with Marcus.

[ More ] October 14th, 2009 | 12 Comments | Posted in First Ascent, Mountaineering |

Matrix Reloaded - movie about the hardest mixed first ascent in the High Tatras

Check-out the great 22 minutes long movie Matrix Reloaded about the mixed first ascent M9 in the High Tatras.

[ More ] July 5th, 2009 | 7 Comments | Posted in First Ascent, Videos |

Huber Brothers: Antartica - Climbing in the Perpetual Ice

26 minutes long video how the Huberbuam managed their journey to the Pole.

[ More ] March 17th, 2009 | 3 Comments | Posted in First Ascent, Mountaineering, Videos |

Gianluca Daniele has done Grandi Gesti 9a - FA

Gianluca Daniele has linked the most difficult route in the Areonauta Cave, Sperlonga, Italy.

[ More ] February 8th, 2009 | 4 Comments | Posted in First Ascent, Rock climbing, Videos |

“Luxury Liner” The First Ascent of Supercrack - New Film by Chris Alstrin

Check out the trailer to my new film I’m working on. In 1976, Earl Wiggins, Ed Webster and Bryan Becker made the historic first ascent of the desert climb “Supercrack”. Stewart Green and Michael Gardner had the foresight to film this historic event with 8mm cameras. 3o years later we bring this story to [...]

[ More ] January 6th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in First Ascent, Videos |

Pan Aroma, 8c

The giant roof of the Cima Ovest is without any doubt one of the most impressive formations in the climbing world. In 1968, these 40 horizontal meters were first climbed by the germans Gerhard Baur and the Rudolph brothers and their route got famous as the “biggest roof on earth”.

[ More ] December 6th, 2008 | 4 Comments | Posted in Featured, First Ascent, Mountaineering |

New line, City of gods 8a+, on Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro

Tomas Sobotka and Jirka Lautner put up City of gods, 8a+, on Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). The route has become the hardest line on Sugarloaf mountain. Tomas and Jirka worked on the route three days and then they succesfully redpointed it.

[ More ] December 6th, 2008 | 2 Comments | Posted in First Ascent, Rock climbing |