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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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Dutch Drytool Event 2015

December 5. Friday morning Vitus, Jan and me headed out from Isny at 05:30 to Heerjansdam. Yes, another great opportunity to head home to the Netherlands. Last weekend it was not only “Sinterklaas” but also DDE 2014 (Dutch Drytool Event) . After 11 our drive with my “new” campervan, a lot of black clouds, loud music and…

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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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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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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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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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Ticino

Together with my new colleges it was time to escape the rain in Isny. A good way to get stronger for the coming winter: Bouldering in Ticino Swiss. The first real bouldering for me since a long time (valle di Mello 2011). Friday night we drove trough Austria into Swiss. We arrived in the dark to…

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