Gym Review: Boulder Island Mannheim

As I was on a business trip to Ludwigshafen for two weeks I had to check out the Boulder Island gym in Mannheim to keep up my form and to have a look into a differnt bouldering gym. But first of all let’s talk numbers. Here are some facts and figures about the Boulder Island: The have about 250 routes set, 50 Beginner, 50 Amateur, … Gym Review: Boulder Island Mannheim weiterlesen

Book review: Tommy Caldwell – The Push: A climber’s journey of endurance, risk and going beyond limits

Starting with bouldering made me explore the limits of climbing in many different ways. I started with watching all the IFSC bouldering world cups on YouTube. By that, I discovered climbers like Adam Ondra and Chris Sharma. And via them I discovered all those free climbing actions happening in Yosemite National Park in general and on the El Capitan especially. From discovering climbing on El … Book review: Tommy Caldwell – The Push: A climber’s journey of endurance, risk and going beyond limits weiterlesen