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.
A few days ago we reported that the continuation of the World Cup in Salt Lake City is on shaky legs. The reason for this was a participant who tested positive. A member of the Swiss national team was affected.
Scientists confirmed: The liquid magnesium Secret Stuff Hygienic from Frictionlabs is effective against coronaviruses.
A few weeks ago the IFSC announced the implementation of the first competition of the season in Meiringen. The first competitions, namely in Wujiang and Seoul, have already been postponed.
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
Once again Magnus Midtbo presents an episode to join in in his video series. He faces Pete Whittaker's lockdown challenge.
Not all suffered from the 1st lockdown. In this video, Jernej Kruder gives an insight into the time when many European countries sealed themselves off.
Due to the corona situation, Austria will not send a team to the 2020 European climbing championship in Moscow.
In the popular climbing area beggar kitchen, in the parking lot sector, you should not climb on weekends until further notice.
The IFSC announced a few days ago that international competitions will take place again this year. The starting shot is fired in Briançon.
From June 8, 2020, the campsite in the Magic Wood bouldering area will reopen. The parking spaces are only available to camping guests.
Jakob Schubert tells about the time in the lockdown and his return to the rock. The video is available after the post.
The ÖAV has published information that shows what mountain sports enthusiasts should pay attention to when practicing their discipline in times of Covid-19.
Numerous Swiss climbing halls opened yesterday. The condition for the visit is the use of liquid magnesium, also called liquid chalk.
The IFSC and SAC have decided to cancel the World Cup competitions in Meiringen and Villars that have been postponed until the autumn.