UKC

FRI NIGHT VID: The Spankenjura

"The Spankenjura" follows British climber Angus Kille on his journey through Germany's finest climbing area. Angus is known for being a good trad climber - but how will he handle small pockets, German beer and the abundance of good cake? The film also features Alex Megos attempting to be 'helpful.'


Forums (38 comments)

Thanks! I've brought many a partner to a state of consternation by refusing a sparsely bolted but blank looking route for a harder, bolt-free neighbouring route with a crack all the way up it which I can stuff with...
Ammerthaler Wand Schwartzbrennerei Weißenstein :-( Ruine Leienfels Graischenstein Graischer Bleisteinwände Breitenberg Sudwand Here´ s some where the bolting in the lower grades vaguely resembles sport climbing!...
Haselstaudener Wände in the Trubach valley should fit your bill, or the Betzensteiner Sportkletterwand a bit further east (between the B2 road and the A9 motorway to Bayreuth). Haven't been there in a while, though. ...
Thanks for that, I find the history of the area really interesting, and not knowing that is why I said that I didn't want to call it "elitist bollocks" :-) I've chosen not to climb some routes, because I...
It´ s simple really, the Frankenjura is an old climbing area (over 100yrs) and the protection represents the normal level of the age. Pitons were replaced like-for-like by bolts so anything in roughly the 5´ s and...
I'm not sure that I'd label it elitist bollocks, as I don't know enough about the motivation behind it originally to make a judgement. However, there are plenty of routes which I would have liked to have lead, but have...

Read more

This has been read 8,358 times