Top 10 of the most viewed articles in 2009

The most consulted articles of the year 2009

December 31 2009, 

More than 55 interviews, competition reports, sport climbing and expedition stories have been published on Belclimb in 2009. Discover the top 10 of the most viewed articles by the visitors. In first position, the interview of the Czech wonderkid Adam Ondra.

Without suprise we find in the first places the reports dedicated to climbing stars like Adam Ondra, Chris Sharma or the CAB Rock Climbing Team.

1st place - Adam Ondra interview

On February the 5th 1993 Adam Ondra is born in Brno in the Czech Republic. Sixteen years later, Adam Ondra is one of the world's leading young climbing talents. This year only he succeeded in climbing two 9a+ en six 9a routes. On the World Cup in Puurs Adam took the time for a relaxed interview just before entering the climbing competition arena. More +

2nd place - Asgard Jamming Tour

In Norse mythology, Asgard was the fortress of the gods, the center of the universe, only accessible by the magical rainbow bridge. Freyr sent four guys on a mission: Sean Villanueva, Stéphane Hanssens, Olivier and Nicolas Favresse. After plenty adventures they come back for 11 lectures in November and December. Discover the dates and the movie trailer. More +

3rd place - Chris Sharma interview interview

You know probably Chris Sharma as 9b eater in sport climbing. Maybe you know a little bit less the off part of Chris: kindly and smiling. He plays the thruth game by answering the epic questions of the City Lizard team. More +

4th place - Ice climbing in Belgium (in French)

It was a long time that Belgian ice climbers could experience their favorite sport in their own country. Thanks to a frozen week in Belgium the Chanxhe waterfall changed into ice. Nicolas Farcy visited it. Report in French. More +

5th place - Climbing grade comparison chart

You think about your next stay in the far East. You prepare your future holiday in the US. Be aware of one thing. There are as many climbing scales than countries in the world. To make your days easier, we buit a chart to compare levels in free and boulder climbing. More +

6th place - Boreal Blade (in French)

These last 5 months Tijl experienced the new Blade of Spanish brand Boreal. The agressive climbing shoes seem to deliver really good sensations in overhang. Review in French. More +

7th place - Ramon Julian Puigblanque interview (in Spanish)

Ramon 'Ramonet' Julian Puigblanqué is a world class climber. Competition climber with a gold medal at the World Climbing Championship in Aviles in 2007. But also rock climber with the first ascent of La Rambla, 9a+ in Siurana. Tijl invited him to answer some questions before the World cup final in Puurs. More +

8th place - Edelrid Loopo (in French)

The idea of harness without central buckle is not new. With the Loopo Edelrid tries to make a new attempt in this direction. Benja tested it during three months. The result is surprising. Review in French. More +

9th place - James Pearson interview

13th of december, while the Belgian Boulder Championship takes place one of England's best climbers enters the City Lizard: James Pearson, one of the world's best trad climbers. An interview by Tijl. More +

10th place - Back from Baffin Island

Journeys of 23 hours spending time to climb and... ferry loads. The 4 guys of the CAB-Rock Climbing Team spent 45 days in Baffin Island. Nicolas Favresse tells us more about what they did there. Free climbing please! More +


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