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(06.03.2017)

The 6th edition of the climbing guidebook "Allgäu-Rock" (GEBRO Verlag) with about 100 new routes (compared with the 5th edition) is available now and can be ordered in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

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(23.11.2016)

Allgäu: In the climbing gym "in form park" in Oberstdorf the wall is fully equipped now; there are 90 boulder problems to be found. In the next weeks the one or two new interesting boulder problem will follow of course.

Detailed info and actual boulder- and training-lists here....

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(16.11.2016)

Schwitzerland, Engelberg: The page for the bouldering area "Engelberg" in Central Switzerland has been revised. Many photos and videos have been added, among these also some of first ascents of this year.

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(10.11.2016)

Allgäu: In the climbing gym "in form park" in Oberstdorf there are now more than 70 boulder problems to be found, so you will find there an extensive field of activity. In the next days the one or two new boulder problems will follow of course.

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(26.10.2016)

Allgäu: In the climbing gym "in form park" in Oberstdorf there are now again more than 50 new boulder problems to be found which are defined by the colour of the holds. Most problems have been made since end of September 2016 by the team Harald Weizenegger/Harald Röker. In the next weeks more new boulder problems will follow.

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(16.09.2016)

Magic Wood: A hold broke in "Talon Tradition". For more info see the "Online-Update Topo" with news and corrections to the bouldering guidebook "Magic Wood - Bloc". Many thanks to Jan for the message!

(31.08.2016)

The revised new edition of the bouldering guidebook "Les Blocs de la région de Chamonix" is available now and can be ordered at the GEBRO Verlag publishing house in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

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(08.08.2016)

Magic Wood: On 20th of August the 7th "Magic Wood Clean Up Day" will take place: 100 Volunteers needed

• 09:30 - 10:30: Sign up & Coffee

• 10:30 - 11:00: Welcome & Brief

• 11:00 - 19:00: Clean Up & Climb

For Volunteers only: from 19:00: Free BBQ, Price Giving, Live Music

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(25.07.2016)

Magic Wood: The page for the bouldering area "Magic Wood" in the Swiss Avers-valley has been revised completely. Many photos give a good impression now of the different sectors. Furthermore you will find there a weblink to an "Online-Update-Topo" with news and corrections to the new bouldering guidebook "Magic Wood - Bloc".

(23.07.2016)

The new bouldering guidebook "Magic Wood - Bloc" (GEBRO Verlag) is available now. Here the direct access to the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

(12.07.2016)

The new bouldering guidebook "Magic Wood - Bloc" (GEBRO Verlag) for " Magic Wood" in the Avers Valley in the Swiss Alps will be available prospectively the 23rd of July and can be preordered now in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

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(18.04.2016)

Allgäu: The bouldering area Hinterstein has 700 climbed problems now! Have a look to the updated webpage and see the new statistics. There are also 2 new videos to be found, one with the new method for Yggdrasil (7c/c+). Also some "rules" for a correct ascent have been added.

Furthermore there is important info for the correct start of some of the hard problems (Pango, High Density, Jagun) at the Parkplatzwand.

(15.03.2016)

The "Sublime Climbing Brush" (> detailed description and test-report) is available now an can be ordered in our Online-Shop.

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(02.02.2016)

Allgäu: To the page for the bouldering area Hinterstein 2 videos have been added.

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(25.01.2016)

Allgäu: A new article "Block magic in Hinterstein" was added to the articles.

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(25.01.2016)

Allgäu: The page for the bouldering area Hinterstein was updated with many photos.

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(22.01.2016)

Allgäu: In the climbing gym "in form park" in Oberstdorf there are now again more than 70 boulder problems to be found which are defined by the colour of the holds. Most problems have been made since end of November 2015 by the team Harald Weizenegger/Harald Röker. Detailed info and actual boulder- and training-lists here....

(16.12.2015)

Sizilien-San Vito lo Capo: The new 5th edition of the climbing guidebook Sicily-Rock (GEBRO Verlag) is available now and can be ordered at the GEBRO Verlag publishing house in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

(15.10.2015)

The revised new edition of the bouldering guidebook "Allgäu-Block" is available now and can be ordered at the GEBRO Verlag publishing house in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

(09.09.2015)

The revised new edition of the bouldering guidebook "swissBloc °1" is available now and can be ordered at the GEBRO Verlag publishing house in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

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(22.06.2015)

Climbing in Frankenjura: At the moment the extension of the Climbing-webpage for the Frankenjura is in progress, the page is enhanced with basic info/photos for the crags, if you are interested, just have a short look.

(22.05.2015)

The new update climbing guidebook "Franken 1/2 plus" for the Northern Frankenjura is available now and can be ordered in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

(15.05.2015)

The new update climbing guidebook "Franken 1/2 plus" for the Northern Frankenjura will be published prospectively on 20.05.2015 and can be pre-ordered now at the GEBRO Verlag publishing house in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

(13.04.2015)

The new edition of the climbing guidebook for the Schwäbische Alb Spätzle & Seil (GEBRO Verlag) with a selection of the best crags is available now and can be ordered now in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

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(07.02.2015)

The page bouldering in France has been modified and photos to the areas which can also be found in the boulderguide BLOCFRANCE have been added.

Here the direct links to the different areas:

Hottée du Diable • Secteur Dune • Hottée de Gargantua, Laurenzoboulderfels • Hultehouse, Blocs Bo, Roches qui dansent, Bois Laville, Mas de l'Ayre, Lodève. Le Prieuré

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07.02.2015

Allgäu: In the in form park in Oberstorf there are now again about 100 defined boulder problems to be found. The actual list of the problems and a list for the documentation of your personal training can be downloaded soon from the in form park webpage.

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08.12.2014

Friends of bouldering. ATTENTION!

On 03rd of January 2015 in the in form park in Oberstorf the 5th in form park bouldernight takes place.

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(31.10.2014)

Friends of bouldering. ATTENTION!

On Saturday, the1st of November the "Boulderherbst (boulder autumn)" starts at the in form park in Oberstorf . There you can try the newly made boulder problems form 1st of Nov. until 20th of Dec. and collect "points" on a scorecard.

You can get detailed info to the event and a scorecards at the in form park or the following weblinks (texts in German):

http://www.inform-oberstdorf.de/klettern.php
http://www.inform-oberstdorf.de/pdf/Laufkarte.pdf

The final of the "Boulderherbst" is a "Bouldernight" in January 2015 with an extra final for the 5 competitors wich collected the most points from both events.

(26.10.2014)

Sizilien-San Vito lo Capo: The new edition of the climbing guidebook Sicily-Rock (GEBRO Verlag) is available since beginning of October and can be ordered at the GEBRO Verlag publishing house in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

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(12.09.2014)

For the tyrolean (Austria) bouldering area  Silvapark at Galtür in the Silvretta mountain range a page with basic info and many photos has been added.

(06.09.2014)

The new bouldering guidebook "Silvretta-Block" (GEBRO Verlag) for the tyrolean bouldering area Silvapark close to Galtür in the Silvretta mountain range (Austrian Alps) is available now and can be ordered now in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

(03.09.2014)

Sizilien-San Vito lo Capo: The 3rd edition (12/2013) of the climbing guidebook Sicily-Rock is temporarily out of print, the new edition will be available prospectively end of September. Some few copies are still available in San Vito lo Capo at the climbing shop "Y. M. C. A." in the mainroad "Via Savoia" 195/197, this is a bit above and on the other roadside of the SISA-supermarket.

(31.08.2014)

The 5th edition of the climbing guidebook "Allgäu-Rock" with 8 new areas (compared with the 4th edition) is available now and can be ordered at the GEBRO Verlag publishing house in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

More books will be available soon, so have a look from time to time to the page of the publishing house, the next days there will be quite a bit activity, both, concerning climbing guidebooks as well as bouldering guidebooks...

(11.06.2014)

The new climbing guidebook Lechtal-Rock (GEBRO Verlag) is available now and can be ordered now in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

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(28.05.2014)

For the friends of Magic Wood bouldering - ATTENTION! Since March the webpage of the newly founded IG Magic Wood is online. The IG (IG = Interessen-Gemeinschaft = community of interest) organises e. g. the "Clean Up Day" and does all one can to preserve the area in the long run. Everyone who wants to contribute one's share to this imortant work can find an application for membership on the webpage as well as comprehensive information what the IG is doing and planning.

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(24.04.2014)

Ticino - Cresciano: Since 1st of April 2014 the Ostello, which is situated just below the bouldering sectors is open again: www.ostello-cresciano.com

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(03.04.2014)

Fabi Buhl told us in an interview some time ago that in addition to some hard boulder problems there are also some routes on his wish-list for this year. And everyone who knows Fabi a bit can imagine that wishing is not all what he is doing, he also does! Now the young strong guy from the Allgäu, who is also in the climbOn-Pro-Team, did the job properly and repeated the famous clean-route "Prinzip Hoffnung" from Beat Kammerlander in Bürs in a nearly unbelievable short time! More on Fabis Blog.

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(31.03.2014)

The page bouldering in France has been modified and basic info to some more areas has been added.

(30.03.2014)

The bouldering guidebook BLOC FRANCE (GEBRO Verlag) is available now and can be ordered in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

(19.03.2014)

For all friends of bouldering - ATTENTION! If you like sandstone bouldering, which is considered in general as the greatest fun in bouldering, you will simply love the bouldering guidebook BLOC FRANCE (GEBRO Verlag) which will come out very soon! The Italian/French authors Dario Santacroce & Tamara Guillermain take us on a roadtrip through 10 lesser known sandstone bouldering areas in France between Reims in the north, to some areas in the Alsace, along the valley of the Rhone down to the south to Montpellier. So if you should have no plans for the Easter days yet, the book should be available beginning of April....

The bouldering guidebook can be pre-ordered now in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

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(26.02.2014)

Fabian Buhl from the Allgäu is one of the very strong young german guys in bouldering/climbing and since end of 2013 member of the climbOn pro-team. Fabi could repeat such well known problems like Dreamtime, New Base Line or Anam Cara and is extremely motivated to extend his list of hard problems. (--> more)

(29.11.2013)

Sicily-San Vito lo Capo: The new edition of the climbing guidebook Sicily-Rock (GEBRO Verlag) is available now and can be ordered now in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

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(02.11.2013)

Allgäu: In the climbing gym "in form park" in Oberstdorf there are now more than 100 boulder problems to be found which are defined by the colour of the holds. Most problems have been made by the team Harald Weizenegger/Harald Röker. To give an idea in which range of difficulty a problem is lying, 7 grade-categories are introduced, each category marked with little labels of a certain colour... more

(22.10.2013)

Sicily-San Vito lo Capo: We got in today some remaining copies of the climbing guidebook Sicily-Rock 2nd edition (GEBRO Verlag) which can be ordered now in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

(25.09.2013)

The revised new edition of the bouldering guidebook "swissBloc °1" is available now and can be ordered at the GEBRO Verlag publishing house in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

RCR

(18.06.2013)

Here is the actual Rock Condition Report (RCR) for the Allgäu.

(24.05.2013)

The 4th edition of the climbing guidebook "Allgäu-Rock" with 17 new areas and 400 more routes (compared with the 3rd edition) is available now and can be ordered at the GEBRO Verlag publishing house in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

(24.05.2013)

The new edition of the climbing guidebook "Allgäu-Rock" will be published on 01.06.2013 and can be pre-ordered now at the GEBRO Verlag publishing house in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

RCR

(30.04.2013)

Here is the actual Rock Condition Report (RCR) for the Allgäu.

(29.04.2013)

The new climbing guidebook "Blautal-Rock" for the crags of the Blautal, only some minutes by car to the west of Ulm, is available now and can be ordered at the GEBRO Verlag in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

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(22.04.2013)

In the area Foppiano not far from Domodossola in northern Italy there have been developed many new problems and the area has at present more than 500 problems. The page to the area has been updated now...

(17.04.2013)

The 2 volumes of the Mexican Rock Climbing Guidebook just came out these days, in this books you will also find the information to numerous bouldering spots. Both volumes are available now and can be ordered at the GEBRO Verlag in the GEBRO-Online-Shop.

RCR

(17.04.2013)

Here is the actual Rock Condition Report (RCR) for the Allgäu.

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(20.08.2012)

Allgäu - Rottach: The access to the "Hohle Gasse" wich is closed from 1st of January each year due to bird protection is open from now on until the end of the year.

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(20.08.2012)

In the boulder area "Magic Wood" in the Swiss Avers-valley the "3rd Magic Wood Clean Up Day" takes place beginning of September. During the day all should be collected what was lost during the year in the forest. Here the link to the official press text (German language Version).

RCR

(20.08.2012)

Here is the actual Rock Condition Report (RCR) for the Allgäu.

RCR

(07.08.2012)

Here is the actual Rock Condition Report (RCR) for the Allgäu.

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(03.06.2012)

Allgäu: There do exist things you can't believe until you see it with your own eyes! At the Alpseehaus in Bühl there can be found a boulder block now! More, photos and topos on the new page for the Alpseeblock Immenstadt-Bühl.

 

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