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STS competition

An other Hit & run. This weekend the last competiton from the Scotisch Tooling Series took place at EICA in Ratho. A great comp loads of routes and more important: loads of people. After a cold night outside (-7 & snow) we warmed up at the center. 4 hours time to climb all 15 route’s.…

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3 December eerste ijsklimwedstrijd in Nederland

Daar waar het bestuur der Friese elf steden voorzichtig praat over een mogelijke elfstedentocht heeft IJsmeester Thomas Knoope uit Bodegraven nu al zijn Go gegeven voor de allereerste ijsklimwedstrijd van Nederland. Op vrijdag 3 december zal in Bodegraven voor het eerst een klimwedstrijd op bevroren waterijs gehouden worden. Meestal heeft ijspret in Nederland een nogal…

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Pray 4 Ice Hit & Run

Hit and Run is the best discription for last weekend. We went to Insbruck to The first iceclimbing European Cup ‘Pray for Ice’. Which is a drytooling competition indoor with no ice at all. After a long drive, and a overnight in the Car we arrived at the Alpin Messe. It was a kind of open competiton. We…

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Pray for Ice – Europacup flash-trip

No news so far from the Icelandic volcano. So, other things to write about :)This weekend I went for a ‘flash-trip’ to Innsbrück, Austria.We left Friday, landed in loads of traffic-jams, arrived in Innsbrück around 10-11-ish in the evening, slept in the car and climbed on Saturday the ‘Pray for Ice’ comp…The first competition of…

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New eruption?

Iceland is full of active volcano’s.First we had Eyafjallajökull and now there is Grímsvötn (On the Vatnajökull)Last night the Icelandic weather institute measured serious activity around Grímsvötn. There were earthquakes, one measuring 2.9 on Richter (at 2:30h last night) with increased tremor (see graph)The last eruption there was just six years ago in 2004. Here…

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Iceland 3

Yes, home…bored… after I did…Fitness to do yogaIkea for a warmer bed cover and some lists for my new pictures (thanks to Gummi)Make an appointment for the VW, new Winter tyresGo to the toilet for a pooSome knitting, a new Icelandic sweaterWashing all dirty clothesE-mailing Boreal, Petzl, Cintamani and youCrackbookingReading the Dutch newspaper NRCReading a…

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