Keyword: climbing hall

Fitpass: The GA for climbers

Does the cost keep you from training in different climbing and bouldering gyms? Are you tired of having to choose a provider? Then we have just the thing for you: the Fitpass.

Reini Scherer – How he lures the world elite to Innsbruck

The Innsbruck KI climbing center has developed into "the meeting place" for the international climbing scene. Athletes from all over the world come here to prepare for competitions. This is the story of Reini Scherer, the man behind the AI.

What a sticky climbing shoe! Unparallel's Souped Up review

We tested what is perhaps the stickiest climbing shoe for you, the Souped Up by Unparallel, in the climbing hall and on the rock. You can find out how the shoe fared in the following video. AND: You can win a model - tailor-made for you, even before the official market launch!

New bouldering hall Minimum Leutsch opens on November 5th

On November 05.11.22th, 114, the city's second minimum bouldering hall opened in Zurich. The Minimum Leutsch offers 600 boulders spread over an area of ​​2 mXNUMX.

Climbing halls suffer from certification requirements

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.

The largest bouldering hall in Zurich opens its doors: Schlieren bouldering lounge

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.

Michelle Hulliger and Dylan Chuat are the lead Swiss champions in 2021

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.

Alex Honnold becomes father | Chris Sharma the climbing gym mogul

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.


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Climbing professionals criticize IFSC for NEOM Masters in Saudi Arabia

110 climbers and professionals criticize IFSC for competing as part of the controversial mega-project NEOM in Saudi Arabia.

For once, Schubert upgrades instead of depreciating Clash of the Titans (9b)

Jakob Schubert repeated Clash of the Titans (9a+). Now, after some reflection, he suggests upgrading the route to 9b.

Simon Gietl: “Being able to climb something like that at the beginning of November is like a birthday and Christmas together.”

After an impressive first ice ascent: Simon Gietl about unexpected surprises on the first ascent, style discussions and early ice.

Alexander Huber climbs 150-meter rock pinnacle at Cala Goloritzé free solo

Professional climber and alpinist Alexander Huber climbs free solo on the famous 150-meter rock needle near Cala Goloritzé in Sardinia.
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