De Boeck is back! Fresh installed in Santa Linya in Spain, he got his first 8b onsight with El Archeologico. Discover also his video in Dédale, 8c (Kronthal).
Nicolas Favresse and Sean Villanueva have freed last friday a new route on El capitan: The Secret Passage. 15 pitches with a difficulty till 5.13c.
The tick list of Nicolas Mathieu grows every week. Last weekend in Magic Wood (Swiss) he made Jack's broken heart, his second 8a+ boulder.
Pleasure comes after work. After having coached the Belgian youngsters in Sydney, Stéphane Hanssens spent a few weeks in Australia with Punk in the Gym, 8b+, as result.
Mike Lecomte sent Les Nelwins, his first 8c, in the small cliff of Vercorin (Switzerland). This performance crowns long months of training.
Jérôme De Boeck makes fun in South of France. A week after his friend Gabor Szekely he sent Ultimate sacrifice, 8c+ (his first), and two other 8c.
After competition comes pleasure. Staying in Mallorca for a few days Muriel Sarkany tried Psycho bouldering. Scary!
It is done. After a few days and many attempts Nico Favresse made the second ascent of the Cobra Crack, 5.14 b/c (8c/c+) in Squamish.
The two biggest Big Wall eaters of Belgium set out again in ramble. Nico Favresse and Sean Villanueva landed recently in Squamish (Canada) and seem to make a lot of fun.
A few days before their departure for Canada, we finally know the real story of the stay of Sean Villanueva and Nico Favresse in Wales, the motherland of traditional climbing.
Last Friday Klaas Willems managed to climb Esperanza, 8b+ at his tenth try.
After seven tries over two days, Nicolas Favresse managed to do Greenspit, a unique 8b+ situated in the Orco Valley.
Small weekend in France for Jérôme De Boeck. He comes back to Belgium with a new 8b+: Mais c'est qu'un crétin.
Gabor Szekely did his first 8c+ with La Novena Puerta in Santa Linya.
A bunch of 8 for the CAB-YCT on their trip in the Tarn. 8a on sight for Mathilde Brumagne, first 8a at 12 for Loïc Timmerans.
The pockets of Drop City couldn't stop Muriel Sarkany. She did her first 8c in Geyikbayiri.
A nice trip for Nicolas Favresse to Arco. He also took advantage out of the extraordinary conditions in the North of Italy last week to realize two routes opened by Rolan
The cliffs of Presles could be closed by a small amount of local owners. If you like this cliff a petition is available online: www.vtno.org/petition.
This week a couple of Belgians went for the holidays to Albarracin taking advantage of the cold winter conditions. Didier Mottart accomplishes his first 8a Quebra Mentes,
Researches on Internet to discover tips to climb in Wadi Rum will make you discover a real gold mine. The Jordanian pearl is advised for its opportunities of trad climbin