Today we’re going to take a closer look at the IFSC (International Federation of Sport Climbing) scoring system. Check out our quick quide to the olympic games here Bouldering competitions take place on a climbing wall, with short routes and no ropes. The routes, or rather the “boulders”, are setup in such a way that […]
Most of you have heard of the famous route Chilam Balam (9b) in Villanueva Del Rosario, Spain. Climbed by the likes of Bernabé Fernández (first ascent 2003), Adam Ondra (2011), Edu Marín (2015) and Dani Andrada from (Team KletterRetter), who also added his name to that exclusive list in 2015. We took this chance to ask Dani a few questions about his motivation.
Today I would like to spend a few moments talking about the different climbing grade systems used around the world. Any one who has been climbing for a while has probably been confronted with the different systems.
Those of you who go climbing regularly would be well aware of the wear and tear on your climbing shoes and the age old discussion: should I get them resoled, or should I buy new shoes? Resoling: the most important thing to look for when you are having your shoes resoled is to find a […]
On the 30th April 2014 the exciting block gfrasta final took place in the boulderbar in Vienna. Among the 204 participants, Wanda Glück and Mauro Schwaszta swooped in an one the trophies – congratulations!
We had the chance to interview the successful next generation competition climber, Leander Schäffer (DOB 1999). Leander won silver in 2013 in the Nordrhein- Westfalen regional championship in Bochum and can also be very proud of his third place in the Nothern German Bouldering Championship in Braunschweig.
Did you know that just 10 minutes yoga each day can help prevent middle to long term injuries and pain? After climbing your muscles are warm and are in the best shape for focused exercises on certain muscle groups:
Today I would like to write about our recent stopover in Singapore over New Year’s 2013/14. We actually never thought it would be possible to go climbing in the city of Singapore, but there are actually a few crags with some very interesting routes.
G‘Day from Down Under! We are here to visit family for a couple of weeks over Christmas and couldn’t look pass the chance to spend a few days in the Grampians. The Grampians National Park is located 235 km west of Melbourne, or 1100 km from Sydney, and is a very popular area for rock-climbers […]
We are pleased to introduce our new KletterRetter climbing blog! What can you expect as a reader? This blog is all about climbing and bouldering. We will introduce, discuss and regularly post new topics. Today I would like to introduce myself and our KletterRetter hand cream for climbers and boulderers.