It's almost time: From June 16th to 19th, Petzl invites you to the largest German-speaking climbing festival in Franconian Switzerland. The program includes music, parties, athletes' presentations, workshops and of course lots of climbing meters in Germany's largest climbing area.
Does it bother you too if there is rubbish lying around in parking lots, access routes or on the rocks? Then take part in the Clean Up Day Frankenjura 27 on May 2022th, organized by Rockstore Betzenstein and kletterszene.com.
German professional climber Alex Megos successfully climbs the route Wunderheiler (9a / +) in the Schneiderloch climbing area, Frankenjura.
What's going on in the Frankenjura? Markus Bock and Michael Ordinance have to pay a total of 2000 euros in fines because they canceled the route The Last Dance a year ago.
Adam Ondra paid a visit to the climbing mecca Frankenjura and added numerous difficult routes to his ticklist.
For a long time it remained quiet about the Squamish test piece Dreamcatcher in Canada. Until the two strong women Paige Claassen and Michaela Kiersch came. And the Italian pays a visit to the Franconian Jura and repeats the Bock route The Holy Grail. On the part of Adam Ondra there is for once no message from the rock, but from the altar: He and his partner have said yes.
The German climber Daniel Jung succeeds in the red point ascent of the sport climbing route Unplugged (9a) on the Hardcore-Wändchen. The following video shows his solid ascent.
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.
On April 24, 2021, Philipp Gassner climbed the legendary 9a route Action Directe. This video shows his ascent.
Alexander Megos climbs a new line at the Schneiderloch in the Franconian Jura, Hello Kitty, and rates the tour with a 9a +.
The two German competition athletes Jan Hojer and Yannick Flohé climbed the 9a-Route Working Class within a single day. Both devalue the route to 8c +.
Is Action Directe the world's first 9a, or is it Hubble? Does history have to be rewritten? We spoke to Alexander Megos.
The German professional climber Alexander Megos succeeds in the flash ascent of the endurance boulder Kalokagathia (8b) in the Franconian Jura.
Kurt Albert was one of the greatest climbers of all time. A biography was published on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of his death.
Conflict in the Franconian Jura. Alexander Megos and Markus Bock declare war. It is now known who removed The Last Dance route.