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Ze Zermans

I’ve been in Germany for a week now. And so much can happen in one week time.View from our new home in KleinweilerWe arrived last Monday evening. Pulled everything out of the car and went to bed. The whole bedroom was filled with stuff and we realised that giving away furniture results in a lack of furniture……

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Petzl Dutch Drytool Event 30 November 2013

One more week to go. Sharpening my tools making the last training series. Marianne made 19 routes! And 2 finale routes for youth, man and women! Rules and regulations: For registration and details (Dutch) NKBV: http://www.nkbv.nl/sportklimmen/wedstrijdsport/inschrijven FB : https://www.facebook.com/events/152416328279732/?fref=ts Hope to see you this weekend!

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Drytool roller-coaster

Trailrunning, climbing, bouldering, yoga, running, route-setting, writing, more writing and more training. And planning. Planning big things. It feels like I’m planning the whole year of 2014 already and that feels really strange. I’ve never planned that far ahead.Last week we ended the Expeditie Geluk. Finally. I was dragging myself to the finish line. Physically I was all fine…

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Algeaucup 2013

I participated last weekend the Algeäu cup the 25th edition, dress code 80’s so I found myself a 25 + year old chest harness and additional goodies. I topped the qualification route with some struggle. Unfortunately I made a judgement mistake in the Semi-final on Sunday so I could test my old harness earlier then…

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Aggenstein

With Richard en Karin I climbed the Aggenstein Südverschneidung. A 200 Meter 5+ “genusstour” . After 2 days of rain the weather was exceptional good on the Souths in Tannheimer berge. Aggenstein from Dennis van Hoek on Vimeo.

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Viva 400 – Stem op mij!

Ik ben dit jaar samen met nog 399 andere vrouwen genomineerd voor de Viva 400!Dat is dé lijst voor ondernemende vrouwen in Nederland. Er zijn verschillende categorieën en ik sta natuurlijk in de categorie ‘Stoer’. Ik sta er bij omdat ik aan ijsklimmen doe en ik doe dat niet geheel onverdienstelijk, zo vindt het vrouwenblad…

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Rote Flüh Hinkelstein

Octoberfest means drinking beer for most people so on the National holiday on 3 October (re-united Germany) they extend their Beer drinking :) . For us it meant another day of climbing. Together with Daniel  I was going to climb a “easy route” in the Tannheimer berge on the Rote Flüh. 350M Via Barbara variation…

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Personal Hero and life drugs.

Yesterday midday I drove back to Germany.Germany, the country that will be my new home for the next couple years.The Autum clouds on road behind me on the St.Bernhard pass in Italy/SwissWhen driving back it felt like I left a little bit of my heart behind. Like a long colourful rainbow glittered and flew out from…

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Lijden is best leuk

Dag 12 van 14 met Alpine Mentors.Het sneeuwde vanochtend. Min twee gaf de thermometer aan in ons Patagonia chalet in Chamonix.De laatste weersvoorspellingen zeiden dat het de hele dag zou blijven sneeuwen en dat het erg koud zou zijn. My dream house, a.k.a the Patagonia chalet!Alle locals zijn gevlucht uit Chamonix en klimmen nu in warmere…

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