Get Ready for a Thrilling 2016 Climbing Season

9. 3. 2016

The IFSC is pleased to announce the Calendar for the 2016 Sport Climbing Season. The season will kick off with Bouldering on April 15th – 16th at the IFSC Climbing World Cup in Meiringen (Switzerland). Expanding the sport’s reach as never before, in 2016 the IFSC events will be hosted by six new…


Riders on the Storm: Mayan Smith-Gobat and Ines Papert

4. 3. 2016

Two women, a portaledge, 400 kg gear. And five weeks to try to freeclimb a stunning, yet extremely difficult route on the sheer 1300m east face of Torres Central that wasn't previously successfully climbed free though many had tried. On the 6th February Ines Papert and Mayan Smith-Gobat accompanied…


Russians Continue their Ice Climbing Dominance

9. 2. 2016

Russians remained unbeatable in the Speed category of the 2016 UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour final stop that took place in one of Europe’s most beautiful and demanding artificial climbing structures, Rabenstein, Italy before the month of January came to its end. Russian's superpowers were topped with…


Footage of the First Ascent of Mt. Reaper

29. 1. 2016

Hansjörg Auer and Much Mayr, two alpinists from Austria mad the first ascent of a mountain in Alaska that is believed to had been previously unclimbed. They headed to the Neacola Range, a remote location that is known for its hostile weather conditions, rarely there are blue skies. Maybe that's why…


Saas Fee Turned into an Atmospheric Amphitheater

27. 1. 2016

During the third round of the penultimate stop of the UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour, thousands of spectators circled the spiraled car park ramp gaining a privileged view of the world’s best ice climbers. The nature of the arena enables fans to watch the action from several different vantage points,…


Ice Climbing World Cup in a Car Park

20. 1. 2016

This weekend, the multi-floor underground parking “Parkhaus” in Saas-Fee, Switzerland will once again transform into a spectacular ice climbing arena to host the 3rd stage of the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup. The 10-storey car park is again the main attraction that together with the ice climbing…


Climbing the Grand Teton with Jeff Witt

13. 1. 2016

Adrex likes to support athletes in one way or another and although most of the Northern Hemisphere is covered in white some of you might be already planning out your summer climbing trips. The grassroots athlete for Adidas and a professional mountain guide Jeff Witt encourages anyone interested in…


Exclusive Video: Adam Ondra - Predator 9a+ (Srbsko, Czech Republic)

24. 12. 2015

We have long thought what kind of PF to send this year. And in the end, hopefully, the best deal was found. We opted for a real Christmas surprise. So here it comes. This is a worldwide premiere of the video mapping yet another Adam Ondra´s astonishing step. The first climb of Predator 9a + route in…


First Ascent: Ben Ditto Sends High Times in Tuolumne Meadows

10. 12. 2015

Putting up a new line has always a great feel to it. The feeling of unknown, moments like "commit or bail" are all part of the game. And that's what makes it unique. Known for his serious rock climbing as well as photography skills, Ben Ditto has been long waiting for such "feeling". Although Ben…


Niccolò Ceria Returns to Rocklands

9. 12. 2015

Italian boulderer Niccolò Ceria always hated football for being tied with rules and all that bulls*** that comes with it. I am of the same opinion if you ask. Instead of joining his schoolmates on the footbal pitch, young Niccolò chooses rather different path; climbing. To be precise bouldering as…