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Jakob Schubert


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Innsbruck, Austria
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Jakob Schubert is one of the world's top climbers. He excels at competitions, sport climbing and bouldering. He recently climbed Perfecto Mundo (9b+) in Margalef becoming only the fifth climber to reach the grade.

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Jakob Schubert on Practice of the Wild (8B+/8C)  © Jakob Schubert

News Impressive Two Day Ticklist in Magic Wood for Jakob Schubert

Jakob Schubert has spent two days in Magic Wood, Switzerland and walked away with a stunning ticklist. Perhaps the crowning achievement of his two day spree was a flash of Chris Sharma's The Never Ending Story (Font 8B+).

Jakob Schubert - Walk the Line 9a  © Jakob Schubert
Jakob Schubert - Walk the Line 9a  © Jakob Schubert

Video Lockdown with Jakob Schubert

Jakob Schubert is one of the climbers who would have been jetting off to Tokyo with his eyes on a gold medal this summer. Instead in this video, we see how he initially copes with lockdown in Innsbruck, before it eases off and he's able to start rock climbing...

Ondra - Bohemian Rhapsody  © Adam Ondra
Ondra - Bohemian Rhapsody  © Adam Ondra

News Post-Lockdown Lowdown - Ascents from Around the World

Throughout the lockdown period, we took the unprecedented step of not reporting on ascents from around the world. We felt that it sent an unclear message in a time when people needed clarity. Different countries came out of lockdown at...

Jakob Schubert on Perfecto Mundo (9b+)  © Jakob Schubert
Jakob Schubert on Perfecto Mundo (9b+)  © Jakob Schubert

Video Jakob Schubert climbing Perfecto Mundo (9b+)

In late 2019, Austrian climber Jakob Schubert made the third ascent of Alex Megos' Perfecto...

Jakob Schubert on Perfecto Mundo (9b+)  © alpsolut_pictures
Jakob Schubert on Perfecto Mundo (9b+)  © alpsolut_pictures

News Third Ascent of Perfecto Mundo (9b+) for Jakob Schubert

Top Austrian climber Jakob Schubert has made the third ascent of Alex Megos' Perfecto Mundo (9b+) at...

Mia Krampl figure-fours her way to 3rd place with an injured knee.  © Eddie Fowke/IFSC
Mia Krampl figure-fours her way to 3rd place with an injured knee.  © Eddie Fowke/IFSC

News IFSC Boulder World Cup 2019: Munich - Report

The fifth round of the IFSC Boulder World Cup 2019 took place in Munich's Olympiastadion, Germany last weekend....

Jakob Schubert at Santa Linya  © Jakob Schubert
Jakob Schubert at Santa Linya  © Jakob Schubert

News Jakob Schubert climbs Neanderthal (9b)

Jakob Schubert has made the 2nd ascent of Chris Sharma's Neanderthal (9b) in Santa Linya, Catalunya. Sharma climbed the route...

Jakob Schubert on El Bon combat, ~9b, Cova de l'ocell, Spain  © Javi Pec
Jakob Schubert on El Bon combat, ~9b, Cova de l'ocell, Spain  © Javi Pec

News Jakob Schubert repeats El Bon Combat, 9b

Kai Harada in the Combined Lead final.  © Sytse van Slooten/IFSC
Kai Harada in the Combined Lead final.  © Sytse van Slooten/IFSC

News IFSC World Combined Championships Innsbruck: Report

Jessica Pilz (AUT) climbing in front of a home crowd in Innsbruck.  © Sytse van Slooten/IFSC
Jessica Pilz (AUT) climbing in front of a home crowd in Innsbruck.  © Sytse van Slooten/IFSC

News IFSC Lead World Championships Innsbruck: Report

Janja Garnbret on the tricky women\\\'s final route.  © Eddie Fowke/IFSC
Janja Garnbret on the tricky women\\\'s final route.  © Eddie Fowke/IFSC

News IFSC Lead World Cup Arco 2018: Report

USA climber Ashima Shiraishi competing in Villars.  © Eddie Fowke/IFSC
USA climber Ashima Shiraishi competing in Villars.  © Eddie Fowke/IFSC

News IFSC Lead World Cup Villars: Report

Jakob Schubert at the start of Catalan Witness the fitness  © Marco Jubes
Jakob Schubert at the start of Catalan Witness the fitness  © Marco Jubes

Newsflash Catalan Witness the fitness, ~8C, FLASH by Jakob Schubert

Jakob Schubert on Catxasa, 9a+, Santa Linya  © Shinta Ozawa
Jakob Schubert on Catxasa, 9a+, Santa Linya  © Shinta Ozawa

News Jakob Schubert repeats Catxasa, 9a+

Jakob Schubert on Stoking the fire, 9b, Santa Linya  © Shinta Ozawa
Jakob Schubert on Stoking the fire, 9b, Santa Linya  © Shinta Ozawa

News Stoking the fire, 3rd 9b for Jakob Schubert

Jakob Schubert on Joe mama, 9a+, Oliana  © Elias Holzknecht
Jakob Schubert on Joe mama, 9a+, Oliana  © Elias Holzknecht

News Joe mama, 9a+, by Jakob Schubert

Jakob Schubert on 3 satellites, Andalusia, Spain  © Heiko Wilhelm
Jakob Schubert on 3 satellites, Andalusia, Spain  © Heiko Wilhelm

News 3 satellites, 8c+, flash by Jakob Schubert

Jakob Schubert on Planta de Shiva, 9b, Villanueva del Rosario, Spain  © Elias Holzknecht/ WOODSLAVE productions
Jakob Schubert on Planta de Shiva, 9b, Villanueva del Rosario, Spain  © Elias Holzknecht/ WOODSLAVE productions

Video Planta de Shiva, 9b, by Jakob Schubert

Jakob Schubert on Planta de Shiva, 9b, Villanueva del Rosario, Spain  © Elias Holzknecht/ WOODSLAVE productions
Jakob Schubert on Planta de Shiva, 9b, Villanueva del Rosario, Spain  © Elias Holzknecht/ WOODSLAVE productions

News Planta de Shiva, 9b, by Jakob Schubert

Jakob Schubert in Innsbruck 2015  © Björn Pohl
Jakob Schubert in Innsbruck 2015  © Björn Pohl

Podcast Jakob Schubert

Jakob Schubert on Fight or flight, 9b, Oliana, Spain  © Elias Holzknecht/ WOODSLAVE productions
Jakob Schubert on Fight or flight, 9b, Oliana, Spain  © Elias Holzknecht/ WOODSLAVE productions

News Fight or flight, 9b, by Jakob Schubert

2nd place Adam Ondra and 3rd place Jakob Schubert  © Jack Geldard
2nd place Adam Ondra and 3rd place Jakob Schubert  © Jack Geldard

Interview Great season for Jakob Schubert


Latest Reviews for Jakob's Sponsors

Reviews from the UKC editorial team

ISPO 2020 montage  © UKC/UKH Gear

ISPO 2020 - Best in Show

The first major trade show of the new decade brought the world's outdoor industry to Munich in an annual pageant of product fondling and hobnobbing. Here are some of our highlights...

Masao Light montage  © Dan Bailey
Masao Light montage  © Dan Bailey

Mammut Masao Light Jacket

If you're after a lighter shell for less-rigorous mountain use, but keen not to sacrifice too many useful features, then the Masao Light could be it, says Pegs Bailey.

LV shoes group test  © UKC Gear
LV shoes group test  © UKC Gear

Performance Rock Shoes - Women's/LV Fit

In this group test we compare nine pairs of performance shoes with a women's / low volume fit. How did they all do...?

Approach shoes group test   © UKC Gear
Approach shoes group test   © UKC Gear

Approach Shoes

Whether you're approaching a mountain crag or out on a scramble or via ferrata, an approach shoe will be lighter and more nimble than a boot,...

Kaptiva thumb  © Mark Glaister
Kaptiva thumb  © Mark Glaister

La Sportiva Kaptiva Trail Shoes

More than just a trail running shoe, the Kaptiva can cope with most of what the UK hills can throw at it, says Bridget Collier.

...or you could wear it like a giant silver scarf  © UKC Gear
...or you could wear it like a giant silver scarf  © UKC Gear

OutDoor 2019 - Best in Show

We're just back from the annual summer gear-fest that is the OutDoor trade show. Over three long days we saw a lot (and we mean a lot)...

Sport Climbing Harness review  © UKC Gear
Sport Climbing Harness review  © UKC Gear

Lightweight Sport Climbing Harnesses

For a dedicated sport climbing harness you will want something light, comfortable and fairly simple. In this group test...


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La Sportiva Theory and Solution Comp

La Sportiva have two new shoes arriving for SS'20: the Solution Comp and the Theory. Extreme sensitivity combined with high dynamism allows the Theory to have unprecedented pedidextarity and reactivity on holds. The Solution Comp is a softer an...

La Sportiva Jackal - Mountain Running Shoe

The Jackal is a mountain running shoe dedicated to off-road running over ultra distances

ISPO 2020 FINAL ROUNDUP  © UKC
ISPO 2020 FINAL ROUNDUP  © UKC

ISPO 2020 - Final Report

We spent the start of the month catching up with brands at the big winter gearfest: ISPO. Despite the fact the show was quieter than usual, this in no way detracted from the quality of the clobber on show and hitting the shops in the near future. Below is a...

ISPO 2020 Footwear  © UKC
ISPO 2020 Footwear  © UKC

ISPO 2020 - New Footwear

We spent earlier this week catching up with brands at the big winter gearfest: ISPO. Despite the fact the show was quieter than...

Dani Arnold Nordwand Action  © Mammut
Dani Arnold Nordwand Action  © Mammut

Mammut Nordwand Pro Hooded Jacket

The Eiger, Matterhorn and Grand Jorasses – names that have come to epitomize the supreme mountaineering discipline: the...

Crack climbing in Mongolia  © Alex Gorham
Crack climbing in Mongolia  © Alex Gorham

Maddy Cope: Climbing the unknown in Mongolia

Mammut UK athlete and climber, Madeleine Cope, has just returned from a three-week trip to Mongolia – not...

Ducan High GTX  © Mammut
Ducan High GTX  © Mammut

Mammut Ducan High GTX

A super-sporty and agile hiking shoe for multi-day outings, trekking excursions or fast-paced hikes in the mountains, incorporating...


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