Peak District: English paradise for trad climbers

Author: Tomáš Brzobohatý Date: 17.06.2019 Category Climbers Guide to the Galaxy

Pioneers of the sport of climbing in England saved on bolts and rivets. Thanks to them, the Peak District is a pearl of traditional climbing. Read how many friends you should pack with you for the trip and how much courage.

Read all

Jernej Kruder: Trying to escape to the rocks

Author: Lucie Trojanová Date: 03.06.2019 Category Stories

Jernej Kruder´s long-term plan is to stay in climbing until he dies. To endure that and still have fun he is used to switching among disciplines. And he´s good at all of them – from bouldering to bigwalls.

Read all

Croatia: Future Mecca for sport climbers

Author: Boris Čujić Date: 10.05.2019 Category Climbers Guide to the Galaxy

Balkan countries have so many crags with top-notch limestone that it might make you feel dizzy. Their slumbering potential has only been awoken recently, new areas and great routes are being established almost every day. Croatia is the nearest Balkan country to the rest of Europe and the most developed climbing-wise. Please study this introduction to the Croatian crags written by Boris Čujić, author of local guidebooks…..and maybe plan your trip, because it´s possible that Croatia is the new Spain.

Read all

Brief interview with Anźe Peharc

Author: Lucie Trojanová Date: 02.05.2019 Category Stories

Anźe Peharc is now in China, where he is waiting for another competition of the bouldering world cup. What are his feelings after the bronze medal from Chongqing?

Read all

Fontainebleau: Last calm sectors with great boulders

Author: Alban Levier Date: 03.04.2019 Category Climbers Guide to the Galaxy

Bouldering is becoming ever more popular and Fontainebleau is getting more and more crowded. But it is still possible to find peaceful spots in the forest and climb the most beautiful boulders. Let me show you…

Read all

Loic Timmermans: Not only a climber

Author: Lucie Trojanová Date: 19.03.2019 Category Stories

Loic is training almost every day and hopes to represent Belgium at the first Olympic games where climbing is gonna be a discipline. Despite this, sport is not the middle of the Universe for him. He is a living proof that it is possible to combine maximum training effort even with legal studies.

Read all

BOR: A little known area with world class climbs

Author: Jenda Šolc Date: 27.02.2019 Category Climbers Guide to the Galaxy

There aren’t many places in the CR where you can find sandstone boulders with the right kind of texture. At Bor the sandstone offers all kinds of holds ranging from holes to tiny ledges. And it’s not crowded. Perhaps that’s because this hill with 1,400 boulders is relatively remote. Read more about it, and if you go, treat the enchanting nature here with respect.

Read all

How to choose the right climbing shoes

Author: Lucie Trojanová Date: 14.02.2019 Category Education

Climbing shoes have to be small. It’s supposed to hurt when you wear them. Everybody knows that. Whenever you see a climber on TV, they inevitably mention how much smaller than normal climbing shoes are. Except this well-known rule of thumb does not always apply. Do you really have to buy shoes that hurt your toes?

Read all

Sardinia: A climber’s paradise with breathtaking views

Author: Jan Hrnčíř Date: 29.01.2019 Category Climbers Guide to the Galaxy

Turquoise sea, white cliffs and the best doppio under the Mediterranean Sea. That’s Sardinia – a small island with an obscure past, its own representation in Italian Parliament and a diverse landscape. The opportunities afforded to climbers are virtually inexhaustible. From bouldering in the north to the wild interior and Gole di Gorropu limestone canyon with the famed multi-pitch Hotel Supramonte to the sport climbing paradise on the east coast.

Read all

Interview with Urška Repušič: Climbing as a no. 1 priority

Author: Date: 11.01.2019 Category Stories

It was obvious since her early childhood that she was born as a climber. At 18 Urška Repušič is representing Slovenia at world competitions in bouldering and lead. If you want to know how much time she´s willing to sacrifice to training or where she gets her motivation, read more.

Read all
<< preview 1 2 3 next >>