Edu Marin


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Edu has climbed at the highest level from a very young age, red-pointing 8c at fifteen; on-sighting 8b+ at sixteen and climbing 9a at seventeen. He has climbed routes of 9b and achieved World Championship titles. 

In March 2019, he climbed one of the hardest multi-pitches in the world: Valhalla 9a+ in Getu, China

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News Eternal Flame Freed by Edu Marin, Jacopo Larcher and Babsi Zangerl

Climbing in two separate teams, Edu Marin, Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have all succeeded in freeing Eternal Flame (VI 7c+ [5.13a], 650m) on the south face of Trango Tower (6,240m), also known as Nameless Tower, in the Trango Group...

The Ticklist #14 Hubble, Bleau Blocs and more Hard Sport

In this week's round-up, a mix of hard sport and bouldering from Europe and the US...

News Edu Marin climbs Valhalla 9a+ Multi-Pitch

Edu Marin has climbed his long-term project in the cave of Getu, China. His aim was to establish a route from the bottom to the top of the cave, which boasts 304m of roof climbing. The route is 14 pitches long and its hardest pitch is 9a+, making it...

News Edu Marin & Sasha DiGiulian repeat Mora Mora, 8c MP

Edu Marin and Sasha DiGiulian has repeated the 700m/12 pitch Mora Mora, 8c MP, in the Tsaranoro valley,...

Video Edu Marin - WoGü, 8c multi-pitch

This summer, Edu Marin made the 2nd free ascent, after Adam Ondra, of Beat Kammerlander's WoGü, at Rätikon in Switzerland.

News Edu Marin repeats WoGü, 8c Multi pitch

Edu Marin has made the second free ascent of Beat Kammerlander/Adam Ondra's WoGü, 8c Multi-pitch, at Rätikon in...

Video Chilam Balam ft. Dani Andrada and Edu Marin

In November this year, Spanish climbers Dani Andrada and Edu Marin made the 4th and 5th repeats respectively of Chilam...

News Edu Marin repeats Chilam Balam, ~9b

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OTS Trade Show Reports

For the first time since the pandemic UKC and UKH have attended an actual, real life trade show, OTS in Liverpool. Here are the highlights of what we saw. 

Boreal Joker and Joker Lace

The Joker is a supremely comfortable and adaptable rock shoe, that's capable of fitting an array of foot shapes and sizes, says Rob Greenwood. This combination of forgiving fit and reasonable mid-range performance is the model's chief selling point.  

Boreal Crux and Crux Lace (Men's and Women's)

If you're seeking a single rock shoe to do a bit of everything, and which offers comfort without making major compromises on performance, then the Crux series would be well worth a look, say Rob Greenwood and Penny Orr. 

Boreal Beta and Beta Eco - Men's and Women's

Aimed at indoor beginners, the Beta and Beta Eco offer a forgiving and comfortable fit for climbing shoe first...

PETZL IKO CORE - gimmick or innovation?

With its unique fit, the IKO CORE is a genuinely different and innovative headtorch. But whether it's much better than...

Comfy All-Day Rock Shoes

For beginners taking their first steps on the rock, or more experienced climbers looking for a foot-friendly rock shoe for long...

Petzl SWIFT RL - One Headtorch to Rule Them All?

The SWIFT RL offers an amazingly heavyweight power output in a light and compact package, says Rob Greenwood,...

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Beta Eco

Beta Eco is constructed using recycled materials wherever possible in an effort to lead the way for environmentally sustainable climbing shoes.

BOREAL Crux performance climbing shoe

The new BOREAL Crux is a stunning technical all-rounder for those who want high level performance with more versatility than extremely down-turned shoes can achieve.

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 hitting the market in 6 months to a year, but we've asked brands to talk about the new kit available now. In this first round up, we're showing...

BOREAL Ace and Ballet

The BOREAL Ace and Ballet are modern takes on classic models. The Ace is the ideal routes shoe, with a precise fit and superb edging...

The all new BOREAL Beta and Beta Women's

A new shoe aimed at intermediate climbers who spend most of their time climbing indoors, Beta will help you perform...

The New Petzl SWIFT RL Headlamp

With 900 lumens of lighting power at only 100 grams, the SWIFT RL is Petzl's brightest compact headlamp. Designed with a...

OutDoor 2019 - New Climbing Gear

We're just back from the annual summer gear-fest that is the OutDoor trade show. As Europe sweltered in the heat the world's...

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