I’ve never trained as systematic for climbing as I do these days; meaning I put a lot more focus on fingerstrength, power, sport specific movements and weight control. But then again I’ve never been much of a talent, I’ve reached some fine goals thanks to a ton of effort and thousands of hours of training. … Mer How inflation affects the not so skilled or young.
Slideshow tomorrow with Stefan Wulf & Petter Restorp at 13.00 on Magnolia Cafe, Södermalm! Listen to their story and see pictures of them freeclimbing ”El Corazon” on El Cap in Yosemite. There will also be a following slideshow withour good friend, climber and adventurer Eric Massih after that at 15.00. Don’t miss out!
My posting here has suffered some distraction after I decided to take a week off work to get my energy back after a stressful period that nearly knocked me out. We decided to take a short trip to our house on the west coast of Sweden to visit some friends, talk to customers and colleagues, … Mer Plans for moving & recovery from illness
The picture perfect problem ”La Baleine” 7A/7A+ in the forest of Petit Bois, Fontainebleau. Seen in this picture is a dutch talent we met in the midst of the boulders. Just moments before he did the impressive line ”Big Dragon” 8A. We couldn’t help taking pictures of him in the perfect light but also to … Mer Picture flashback: ”La Baleine”, Petit Bois
There is little or no room for error in certain types of training. Meaning you should avoid it until you’ve gotten the proper coaching or instruction. The most typical example for climbers is the hangboard or fingerboard and also the campus board. Where I go to train most of the time there is little advice … Mer Do’s & dont’s when using the fingerboard
This must be two of the most impressive lines in Sweden, due to the amazing appearance of the massive boulder that creates a sense of lightning just having struck down cutting it in two halves! It’s a bit mind boggling to think of how it must have been to stand beside the boulder when it … Mer Picture flashback: ”Alla vill till himmelen” 7C+