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OutDoor 2016

OutDoor is THE trade fair in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Here you’ll find everything from anyone and anywhere. All that’s new, improved, changed or just so good it’s still there. As Dennis is Industrial Designer and I’ve been (professionally) into all climbing aspects and we’re both sponsored by a few brands; we just had to visit the…

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ISPO 2014

ISPO 2014 By Marianne van der Steen Edit Dennis van Hoek Not being sponsored by a climbing hardware company gives an awkward advantage when visiting the ISPO. This year I was allowed to take a look at the current market with a very open mind. I even heard myself saying “I think I’d like to…

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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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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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