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Twin Towers

The last day of our 2012 iceclimbing trip.. But a Good day. After waking up having no motivation what so ever. Sore muscles and being really stiff we decided to go to Ueschinen any way. Being sure to regret having a rest day when back home. So skiing up took foorreeever.. So we arrived at…

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Kandersteg failure and success

About a week ago we started climbing the first pitches of AlmenDudler a 300M+ multipitch mixed line M9+M10 WI6 . But retreated after the first 2 M9 and M8 pitch because we didn’t feel to good. Thanx for the cold Gordon ;) . After some climbing in Kiental and skiing with Rick we went back yesterday. I almost…

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Swiss style

Just one more day left of our immense Winter trip. 2 months of non-stop Winter climbing all around. We traveled through 8 different countries, climbed 4 Worldcups and quite a proper bit of ice and mixed. Although it was not always good, satisfactory and fair we still had a good time. Today we wanted to…

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Cold

Cold as in having a cold. After almost 2 months of climbing we finally got one. Thanks to Romania and the travelling we guess. (With the snow in Romania we got a huge delay: first we waited in the plane in Bucharest for 3 hours, then we stood in a que for 4 hours, then…

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Kandersteg pt. 28798346467….

We’re back home again. Home in our own little campervan at our favourite Winter place Kandersteg. After the worldcup we’re quite tired of all the travelling, disappointments and the no-real-climbing-stuff. So we’re here for one week before Dennis’ starts his work/studies again. No pictures here this time and you might be wondering where are all…

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Busteni 2012

I just woke up with a nice movie: STS on the Ben. With loads of real climbing, snow and horrible Winter conditions: lovely. Watching the climbers I wished it was me being filled with spindrift snow and getting soaked with water and sweat that after a while would freeze again…In stead I’m in Busteni, Romania…

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Champagny en Vanoise

After the ‘real-ice-sessions’ in Cogne it was time for the Worldcup again. This time it was Champagny-en-Vanoise. For the first time in 10 years a Worldcup on French soil/ice again. We enjoyed the lovely -25C on the first day when we arrived and got warned that it would get worse/better in the next days with…

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