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Sun(ny)days rock

So this weekend it was great weather again. My Colleges from Petzl Guillaume and Antoine took me along to Pont de Barret. In the sunny south of France only 160 KM from grenoble but so different climate and vegetation. A very nice crack from grade 4 up till 8b+ topo available at the local”bookstore/bar” So…

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Jackson Les droites

Last weekend we tried to climb the Jackson route on Les droites. After a slow start it started to snow around 3500M  . And at 3700M the spindrift small avalanches and altitude problems made me decide to retreat. So a rock hit me in the face on the decent.. such a nice trip ;) .…

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Good Climbing

Here in Bergschenhoek climbing is developing. The Monte Cervino kids-club is increasing, on the day there are loads of schools climbing and in the evening you can now have your personal training guidance as well. Michel Kleinjan is offering training in the evenings and yesterday was my first session. I’m a very, extremely, utterly slow…

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Klettersteig workshop

What I do for living nowadays is a bit different from that what most people do I guess. More and more I get into climbing and making a living out of it. Unfortunately I’m not a professional athlete (yet?) but at least I’m getting close to what I like most: climbing. And climbing has many…

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