23.11.2013 (BERDORF) Leon van Helden climbed Apocalypse (7c).
This is a video about the 21st edition of the legendary Ex-Haus Cup in Trier / Germany (23rd November 2013). As Christoph Gabrysch (german climber, trainer and competition climber) wrote in an article on his blog (christoph-gabrysch.tumblr.com): The Ex-Cup is known for its really hard and badass boulderproblems and thus you could hear more than one time the slogan of the evening “Presents are for Christmas” from the grinning routesetters. … The Ex-Haus is the birthplace of the german bouldercups. This year’s slogan: Horror in the Attic … Spooky boulders since 1992 ! Enjoy …
The 21st edition of the EX-HAUS CUP 2013 (“Horror in the Attic” … spooky boulders since 1992) was supported by Casper’s Climbing Shop, Old School Rocks, climbing.lu, Marmot, Vertical Axis, Rock Pillars, GEBRO Verlag & many more …
Check out the video about the EX-HAUS CUP 2013 !
THE RESULTS (MEN):
1. Johannes Hoffmann 2. Christoph Gabrysch 3. Amos Lehne 4. Dominik Leinenbach 5. Dominik Winkler & 6. Gregor Busch
THE RESULTS (WOMEN):
1. Florence Grünewald 2. Alexandra Blanz 3. Lena Lion 4. Kerstin Breser & 5. Polly Humble
This is a trailer of the Lifestyle FONTAINBLEAU Part 2 video which Jean-Marc will publish in spring 2014. This was recently filmed in November 2013 and more will follow. This trailer is showing François Depau, Pierre Goerens and Jean-Marc Winckel. To see part 1 of the Lifestyle Fontainebleau video (2012) featuring Luca Romito check the video section … These videos are meant not only to show you the bouldering in Fontainebleau (France) but also the life you lead as a climber in this beautiful forest and worldwide known boulder area. Bouldering in Bleau is not only a sport but also a lifestyle. (Supported by Casper’s Climbing Shop) Enjoy …
Nov 13 2013
Olivier Groff & Jean-Marc Winckel on a climbing trip to Geyikbayiri (Turkey) from December, 1st to December 15th 2012. This is not really a climbing movie but more a documentary to give you an impression about the region, the locals, the rocks and the cities around the area and motivate you to go climbing there. Enjoy …
Olivier Groff, Yves Schartz & Jean-Marc Winckel bouldering in the Magic Wood (Averstal/Switzerland) from October, 31st to November, 2nd 2013. Boulders climbed in this movie: Dinos don’t Dynos (7B/7B+), Panzerknacker (7A), Intermezzo (7C), Chiquita (7A), Valentine’s Day (7A+), Exclusive (7B) & Space Cowboy (7B). Enjoy …
This is a new Film about bouldering in Fontainebleau by Neil Hart. Since there are so many people filming and publishinng short videos about climbing on the Internet, climbing movies become more and more uninteresting so that in order to publish a new climbing DVD the material has to be really interesting and show things people haven’t seen yet. OUT OF SIGHT is a really good piece of art in which Neil Hart manages to show the spirit and the lifestyle behind climbing and in this case bouldering in Fontainebleau featuring local climbers like Caroline Sinno, Jo Montchausse, Jacky Godoffe, Olivier Lebreton, Guillaume Galarion-Mondet and many more. Great work, great footage, great pictures by Neil Hart! Check out the hp where you can buy and download the movie online:
Casper’s Climbing Shop
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Yves Schartz, Eric Dimmer, Olivier Groff & Jean-Marc Winckel went climbing in Cantobre in the south of France from May, 25th to June, 2nd 2013. This is a video who shows you a little bit the climbing in Cantobre, those 4 Costa brothers chilling around and the beautiful village of Cantobre. Enjoy … !
We got an e-mail from some german climbers to tell us that their quickdraws had been stolen out of the route Herrman Buhl. They left them in the route to work on it but due to bad weather conditions it took them some time to come back to Berdorf to find that their quickdraws had gone. AGAIN climbing.lu wants to warn you that unfortunately there are such climbers who steal material out of routes and that this is something which happens VERY OFTEN in Berdorf. That’s why we named one route Mort aux cons (death to idiots!). Furthermore, when you find things near the rocks that someone forgot PLEASE leave those things at its place. If someone is missing something he will surely return to the same place to look for it!
Furthermore, this sunday, 5th May 2013, some climbers from Luxembourg got broken into their cars. Strangers broke the windows of the cars and stole money and other things. The climbing area was so crowded last weekend that you had to wait a long time to climb a route. Those conditions are just not acceptable:: area overcrowded, climbing material gets stolen out of routes, cars are broken in, a lot of trash is left in the nature, shit and toiletpaper under routes (cf. sector Infernale, we even found once diapers!), ropes are hanging far too long in unclimbed routes (Berdorf is NOT a gym!), etc. … That must STOP or they will tighten the conditions of the climbing permission!
GEYIKBAYIRI itself has 35 different sectors with more than 618 routes of all grades with even some multi-pitch routes. Plus, around Geyikbayiri you have 6 other climbing areas, Geyikbayiri being the main. Geyikbayiri is a small village with a lot of history from Alexander the Great to the end of the Ottomann Empire in 1922. St. Nicholas (also known as father Christmas, Santa Claus, Père Noël, etc) was born in 245 AD in Patara near Fethyie and died in 326 AD having spent his life in Anatolia. As the bishop of Demre, he helped a lot the locals of that region by his religious and social work. After he died he was burried in Demre and a church was built there to honor him. The first Santa Claus symposium ever held in Antalya was from the 5th to the 7th of December 1983. It takes a one-hour drive to Antalya. Antalya is … (read more)