Alex Megos


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Alex has risen quickly through the ranks of German climbers to become a globetrotting superstar of the modern climbing scene. His phenomenal sport climbing achievements place him as one of the most important climbers of this exciting era.

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News Alex Megos makes second ascent of Sharma's Sleeping Lion

Alex Megos has made the second ascent of Sleeping Lion, 9b+, in Siurana, Spain. 

News New 9b by Alex Megos, one of his 'most successful trips so far'

After three weeks in Margalef, Alex Megos has shared the news of what he described as 'one of my best and most successful trips so far', and it's impressive reading.  

The Ticklist Britain's Hardest Problem, Devon 9a, and Megos On Form

In this week's episode of The Ticklist, Rob Greenwood runs us through Aidan Roberts' new mega-problem: the sit start to Pete Robins' Isle of Wonder, a new 9a in Devon, and Alex Megos crushing in Ceüse.

News New Ceüse 9b for Alex Megos

German climber Alex Megos has completed the well-known project on Face de Rat at Ceüse, naming it 'Ratstaman...

News Rab CWIF 2022 Final Results

The Rab Climbing Works International Festival (CWIF) returned over the weekend after a year's hiatus and there was a...

Video Rab CWIF Semi-Finals and Finals Live Stream Today

After a year's hiatus due to you-know-what, the Climbing Works International Festival (CWIF) returned...

News 2021 - A Year of Climbing News

The second year of the pandemic was another strange one. The year began with another lockdown in the UK; climbing walls...

The Ticklist #53 A Big Week for Bouldering and Sport

News Alex Megos Repeats King Capella - 9b+?

The Ticklist #45 Hard Women's Sport Climbing and Megos Video

Newsflash Sean Bailey Repeats Bibliographie (9b+) at Ceuse

The Ticklist #44 - Olympians Unleashed

The Ticklist #40 - Ghisolfi talks Bibliographie, Hard Bouldering, Trad and Multi-Pitch

Newsflash Stefano Ghisolfi ticks Alex Megos' Bibliographie (9c)

News IFSC Lead and Speed World Cup Villars 2021

The Ticklist #27 Megos, Bridges and Hard Sport

The Ticklist #22 - New Scottish Winter Climbs and Bouldering Repeats

News 2020 - A Year of Climbing News

Video Alex Megos Climbs Bibliographie - f9c

The Ticklist #9 - Barbara Zangerl, Jacopo Larcher, Alex Megos, Jimmy Webb and Daniel Woods

Interview Alex Megos on Bibliographie 9c

Newsflash Alex Megos climbs 9c project at Ceuse

The Ticklist #1 - Ascents from around the world

News RAB CWIF Semi Final Result and Final Livestream

Fri Night Vid Kendal Rekindled: Rotpunkt - The Alex Megos Film

Video Alex Megos - Rotpunkt Trailer

News IFSC World Championships Hachioji: Combined Final Report

News IFSC Lead World Championships: Hachioji - Report

News IFSC Lead World Cup Briançon 2018: Report

Newsflash Perfecto Mundo, 9b+ first ascent by Alex Megos

News Alex Megos flashes Capricorn, 8c+

News Jaws II, 9a+, and more by Alex Megos

News Alex Megos repeats The Finnish line at the Coop, ~8C

News Alex Megos repeats Companion of Change, 9a+, in the Zillertal

News TCT, second 9a onsight by Alex Megos

News First 9a in Chile by Alex Megos

News Alex Megos repeats Becoming, 9a+

News Supercrackinette, 9a+, first ascent by Alex Megos

News Dreamcatcher, 9a, in a day by Alex Megos

News The Path 5.14aR trad, FLASH by Alex Megos

News Fightclub, 9b, FA by Alex Megos

News Alex Megos repeats Northern lights, 9a

Video Alex Megos - Uppsala bouldering

Video Alex Megos climbs First round, first minute, 9b

News First round, first minute, 9b, by Alex Megos

News Demencia senil, 9a+, 2,5f go by Alex Megos

News Dr Best, 8c, flash by Alex Megos

News Alex Megos repeats Thor's hammer, 9a+

Video 8b+ flash and 8c first go by Megos

News Schweinebaumeln, 9a FA for Megos in Australia

News Multiple ascents by Megos in Australia

News Orochi, ~8C, by Alex Megos

Cwif 2015 Coxsey and Megos take title

Video Megos and Co in Rocklands

News [UPDATED with comments]Alex Megos climbs Lucid Dreaming, ~8C

News Montecore, ~8C, and Riot act, ~8B / +, by Megos

Updated Geocache, ~9, by Alex Megos

News Biographie, 9a+, 3rd go by Megos

News Alex Megos Frees 'Fly' - 20 Pitch 8c in Switzerland

News Megos climbs Modified, 9a+

News The man that follows Hell, 9a+, in five tries by Megos

News Megos repeats Action directe, 9a, in two hours

News Alex Megos Climbs Hard UK Sport; 8c & More

Fri Night Vid Alex Megos in Wales - 8B First Ascent

News More crushing by Megos in Frankenjura

News Alex Megos Climbs New 8B at Porth Ysgo, Wales

News Quick repeat of Pantera, 9a, by Megos

News Classified, 9a+, FA by Alexander Megos

News La Rambla, 9a+, 2nd go by Megos

News Alex Megos Onsights 9a! - Estado Critico at Siurana

News First(?) 8c flash in Frankenjura

Latest Reviews for Alex's Sponsors

Reviews from the UKC editorial team

Performance Headtorches - Petzl Nao RL, Silva FREE and Black Diamond Distance 1500

Torch technology moves on fast, and the latest generation of high power models are mind-bogglingly bright. Here we compare three headtorches that feature a dazzling 1000+ lumens of output. While they all have their impressive points, each is be...

Patagonia Super Free Alpine Jacket

Making use of Gore's new PFC-free technology, this is an interesting lightweight mountain shell, says Dan Bailey - and one that treads that bit lighter on the planet, too. But is he entirely sold on the cut..?

Gear of the Year 2023

Our reviewers see a lot of gear, and while most is pretty good there will always be a few real stand-outs. Looking back over the last 12 months of rigorous in-the-field use, the review team have picked their personal highlights. Here it is, our Gear of the Year...

Patagonia Triolet Jacket - PFC-Free, and Built to Take Abuse

Featuring Gore's new PFC-free ePE membrane, the Triolet is a superb and very burly shell, says Rob...

OTS 2023 - Our Best of the Show

This year's Outdoor Trade Show has just wrapped up. Staged in a tropical Liverpool, the show brought practically all the...

If it Ain't Broke - Gear that Goes On and On

In these days of growing environmental concern and shrinking budgets, we can't all be constantly buying brand...

Tenaya Indalo

It's been years in development, but the long-promised Indalo is finally out. If you're after a very capable performance all-rounder, it was worth...

Latest News from Alex's Sponsors

Announcements direct from manufacturers

Tenaya Approach Shoes: Tenerife, Nes and Mojocar

From the beginning, Tenaya has always put 100% effort into developing the best possible product to help all climbers improve their performance. The same dedication to design can also be seen in our lifestyle footwear. 

GORE-TEX Gear Tour at Kendal Mountain Festival

Get your most loved GORE‑TEX Gear fixed for free at Kendal Mountain Festival.

Siurana Climbing Festival - 11th to 13th November 2022

Experience three days of activities and clinics led by athletes, mountain guides, instructors, climbing developers, photographers and equipment specialists, along with climbers from all over the world, to celebrate sport climbing...

Women's Trad Festival 2022

This August saw the Women's Trad Festival return to the Peak District for a joyous and action-packed weekend of climbing....

Tenaya partners with Zara to launch a new women's range of clothing and shoes

Global fashion brand Zara and climbing shoe company Tenaya are teaming...

New Footwear Spring / Summer '21

In the absence of any trade show this year, we've created our own. Normally, shows tend to focus on products...

Tenaya Mastia

When we conceived the new Mastia we wanted not only to create an aggressively curved shoe that delivered maximum power for standing on...

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