Burning bright, burning fast – the small degree between burning out and overlasting

Throughout the last few years, I faced the danger of burning out several times. It was both in my job and in my hobbies. That’s probably due to the fact that as long as something thrills me I put all my energy into it. Without hesitation, I dive into a hobby or job head first and deep. I tend to put aside other interests or … Burning bright, burning fast – the small degree between burning out and overlasting weiterlesen

Book Review: Alexander und Thomas Huber – Zwei Brüder, eine Seilschaft

After finishing Tommy Caldwells book „Push“ a few weeks ago I decided that I wanted more. More climbing literature, more bigwall adventures, more expeditions into foreign countries. But this time I wanted to read something about european or even German climbers. Therefor I decided to read the biography Zwei Brüder, eine Seilschaft, a book about the world famous German „Huberbuam“. First, lets talk numbers: I … Book Review: Alexander und Thomas Huber – Zwei Brüder, eine Seilschaft weiterlesen

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