Numerical 8a world wide topos


Tuesday, 4 October

We have started working with numerical "left to right" topos based on the 8a data base. We just need volunteers to fill in numbers based on topos and crag tick lists, and then the routes can be listed from left to right. The goal is to also create an App that will make it possible to easily identify routes when a more standard topo is unavailable. This should be seen as a complement to areas with topo guides available for purchase, providing easy access to the supplemental information within the database.

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Tuesday, 19 January

Add crags to the database

We can now manually add new crags to the data base. Just make a comment and the data base will be improved and you can automatically create Tick Lists and add crag info etc.


Monday, 12 October

Systematic Devaluing ethics

Debate/Jens: In trad climbing you are not allowed to have the gear or quickdraws in place and it was also like this in the beginning of the sport climbing era. Some ten years ago, you still had to place the draws if you were going to claim an onsight. The devaluation of ethics have continued and now…


Wednesday, 18 May

No correlation between semi and final results for Top-4 in Boulder WCs

During the Bouldering World Championship in 2007, Daniel Dulac won the semifinal by flashing all four problems but in the final he did not do a single Boulder even if each of the other five finalists did three problems on average. Daniel said that it was extremely frustrating to hear the spectators …