On July 29, 2020, a hook broke out at a top rope stand on the Ammerthaler Wand in the Franconian Jura. The IG Climbing Frankenjura, Fichtelgebirge and Bavarian Forest eV is now publishing the results of an investigation.
Steps Across the Border is perhaps the hardest multi-pitch tour without drill hooks in the world. It has been without repetition for 25 years.
The adhesive hooks of the route The Last Dance (8c +) have been removed by strangers. Alexander Megos sharply criticizes the action.
The new route Gran Paradiso on the Wendenstöcken has been removed. Yannick Glatthard and Michal Pitelka criticize the drilling style sharply.