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Month: June 2014

Training at Kletterhalle Imst

Training at Kletterhalle Imst

The centre didn’t open until 2pm. I also noticed that all the shops in Austria had weird opening and closing times. I was really excited to see the wall. When we arrived we asked if we could climb on the outside walls but we couldn’t because the route setting was still going on for the competition. Outdoor competition wall The first thing I did was find all the different walls, rooms and facilities. I really liked the inside of the…

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Imst – Arrival

Imst – Arrival

It was dark when we got to Imst, Austria, but I really wanted to see the centre so we did a quick drive by. We couldn’t see much of the outside wall where the competition was going to be held, but the inside wall looked awesome! Kletterhalle Imst It had been a long day of driving so we headed over to our apartment in Tarrenz – Salvesenheim. The apartment had a huge amount of space even with 6 of us…

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Gaswerk Climbing Centre Zurich

Gaswerk Climbing Centre Zurich

When we were driving into Zurich we thought it would be a good opportunity to try out the biggest climbing centre in Europe as we were passing through on the way to Austria. We picked up a hire car and used Google Maps on my Dad’s phone to navigate there. We didn’t realise that data roaming cost so much in Switzerland and my Dad ran up a bill of 39 pounds in 20 minutes! We got to the centre and…

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One of my best climbs

One of my best climbs

The new pink one Today I went to Boulders in the morning to have a session to do some falling practice. This is to make sure I am ready for the colour climbing festival competition I am going to in Austria. I did the orange 6b on the roof to make sure I was fully warm. I needed to be well warmed up today because I really wanted to flash this ungraded pink route next to the roof. Once I had read…

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