Since the introduction of the certificate requirement in mid-September, most climbing facilities have seen a significant drop in visitors. The introduction of chargeable tests prevents additional guests from visiting the climbing facilities. Meanwhile, the operating costs continue unchecked while the income dwindles. IG Kletteranlagen is demanding more understanding and support from politicians for the companies that have already been severely affected by the Corona crisis.
On Saturday, November 30th, 2021, a new bouldering hall will open its doors in the city of Zurich. Climbing enthusiasts can expect over 1 square meters of boulder in the Schlieren boulder lounge.
At the end of the Swiss Climbing Cup 2021, the lead climbing championship was awarded yesterday in the Griffig climbing hall in Uster. Last year's winner Dylan Chuat successfully defended his title among the elite men. Michelle Hulliger won the women's gold medal.
And again there is gossip from the climbing scene: The American climbing professional Alex Honnold, known for his spectacular free solo ascents, will soon be on the rock a little less often. Because he is going to be a father. Or will he soon become a climbing hall owner like his compatriot Chris Sharma? Sharma opened another climbing hall in Spain a few days ago and dominates the market. The Swiss Marco Müller is a little younger and perhaps therefore neither educational nor entrepreneurial. He is extremely active on the rock, scoring route after route in Gimmelwald. You can find this and other news of the week here.
The interest group of the Swiss climbing halls (IG Kletteranlagen) is calling for the climbing halls to be opened as soon as possible, as well as transparent rules and fair compensation for the closed businesses. Opening in March is essential for many businesses to survive
Switzerland versus Canada. Which security policy is the better? Christine Sievers dares to compare the climbing gyms.
La Sportiva has developed a special climbing shoe for dynamic moves and wide volumes when climbing indoors: The Theory.
On October 31, 2020, the hall operator Boulderwelt will open its third bouldering hall in the south of Munich.
The FLYP climbing hall was completely destroyed by the explosion in Beirut. The operators ask for support for the reconstruction.
The highest climbing wall in the world has recently appeared in Denmark's capital Copenhagen: the total climbing length of the routes is 80 meters.
If the project gets enough support on Lego Ideas, there may soon be an official Lego construction set for a climbing hall.
New climbing hall opened in Biel: Grip Climbing. 660 square meters of climbing area, 290 square meters of bouldering area await visitors.
Numerous Swiss climbing halls opened yesterday. The condition for the visit is the use of liquid magnesium, also called liquid chalk.
From May 11, 2020, climbing and bouldering halls may open their gates again. In compliance with strict regulations. These are the rules. Important: The hall operators are dependent on the understanding / participation of the climbing community.
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