what a great weekend of climbing in ETTRINGEN!
everyone enjoyed the sun, using the upper ledges of the GROSSE WAND for a mass sun soaking.
although some of us went for the shady grottos to benefit from the perfect conditions.
In sector hexenkessel I could finish a project that involves some tight finger crack and serious deadpointing on tiny crimps and precise footwork. definitely not for the humble.
olov rang the bell for a new era of ascent in good old ettringen. a misfortune in campusboarding led to an injured finger, which couldn't hold him back long as the only possible answer for him comes in form of his ice axes.
he consequently went up sebastians 'dance to techno' in pure drytooling style.
and this is no cheating! as I could try for myself it involves some serious technical skills as well as body tension and fore arms of a body builder.
he's recently thinking about an abandoned old, chipped an overhanging route in sector bierkeller...
but also the rest of the bunch didn't go home empty handed as the area saw it's first mass ascent of 'halber mann' (5 climbers in a row with a max of 3 people at the same time), a route that involves a good scrub up a body crack and ends on a good flake, which makes the 8m route a fun solo experience. body dimensions depending...