Saturday, June 11, 2016

Morocco

I've spent the past two weeks in Morocco with my friends at Röjk superwear. There was me and a group of six amazing people that went travelling across the country to gather photos and videos to show Röjk's next year's summer collection. Between riding camels in the Sahara, exploring old ruins in Ouarazazate, haggling at the local markets and chilling by the ocean in Essoueira, we also managed to fit one day of climbing in Todra gorge. A crag I’ve been wanting to visit for a long time.

Marocko 2016 - Sahara

I don't know if we were lucky or if local climber and author of a “guidebook” to the area, Hassan Mouhajir, is always around the corner. Regardless, he was the first person we bumped into when entering a coffeehouse in the village Tigui, at the entrance to the gorge. He sold me a topo that looks like no other and then showed us to a sector where we could climb in the prevailing heat. Although it was way out of season, I was really stoked to be in the beautiful canyon. Huge, red limestone cliffs are shooting up towards the sky on both sides of a winding road that goes along the river through the gorge. There are more than 600 routes, so obviously I only got to see a glimpse of what the area has to offer. 

Marocko 2016 - Essaoueira
 
Stay tuned for some excellent photos from Matti Rapila Andersson and Rickard Croy’s video from the trip. In the meantime, I strongly suggest you check out Rickards film from Röjk’s photoshoot in Indonesia last autumn.



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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Wild thing 7C, Åkers


Daniel Andersson Borderline 8A
Daniel Andersson launching for the jug on Wild thing 7A+/7C at Åkers styckebruk.


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Monday, May 16, 2016

Ampere 8A


Ampere 8A Johan Lundström
Johan Lundström working Ampere 8A in Jumkil.


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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

El toro 7C


Bromma bouldering April 9th -16
Thom Hörnström working El toro 7C in Bromma. A three star climb situated just 
outside central Stockholm.


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Friday, April 29, 2016

Strul 7B+, Källbergahygget


Olof Norin Strul 7B+
Olof Norin working Strul 7B+ at Källbergahygget, Uppsala.


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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Mad hooker 7A+, Linköping


 Staffan Wahlsten Mad Hooker 7A+, Knutby
Staffan Wahlsten climbing Mad hooker 7A+ in Knutby outside Linköping.

  
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Friday, April 15, 2016

Slaporama 7A, Bromma

 
Bromma bouldering April 9th -16
Thom Hörnström sticking the first move of Slaporama 7A in Bromma, Stockholm.
 
 
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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

A-team 7C, Rörbo


Staffan Wahlsten "A-team" 7C+
Staffan Wahlsten working A-team 7C in Rörbo. 


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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Underdog, Jumkil


Olof Norin "Underdog" 7B
Olof Norin trying Underdog 7B(ish) in Jumkil, Uppsala.


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Thursday, March 31, 2016

The great hassel, Källberga


Staffan Wahlsten, The great hassel

Staffan Wahlsten, The great hassel
Staffan Wahlsten climbing The great hassel in Källberga outside Uppsala.


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Monday, March 28, 2016

Pasila invitational

Last week I visited my friends at Boulderkeskus in Helsinki. I was there to set boulders for Pasila invitational (Finish boulder league final) together with Tonde Katiyo,  Rustam Gelmanov and local setters Olli Antikainen, Anssi Venho and Marko Siivinen. It was a very good experience in many ways. I learned a lot working with these guys and gathered tons of inspiration for future work. Alvi Pakarinen put together a very nice video about the event. Check it out:



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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Red hot 7B+, Uppsala


Red hot 7B+ Fredrik Nilsson
Fredrik Nilsson working Red hot 7B+ at Källbergahygget.


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