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Wunderwelt – Hohe Göll

After Europe's big lockdown, and only one possible short week for me to go climbing, it was uncertain where to go. Fortunately, Germany and Luxemburg opened up, while France, Belgium, Switzerland and Austria were still closed. Roland Bekendam and me decided to go the...

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La Draye – La lune et le papillon

Some pictures of Rogier van Rijn in a nice 250m route we did together last summer in Ailefroide. Eight pitches up to 7b, on a summer evening. Great memories! More info on camp2camp. 6b slab pitch Great 7a(+) 7b - unusually steep for Ailefroide! ...

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Ranxerox – Tete d’Aval

From the end of August, we've spent around 5 weeks in the Ecrins and Ceuse in France. Lots of sportclimbing (my first 8a!), cycling, walking, swimming and a few longer routes. One of them was a route that was high on my wishlist: Ranxerox...

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Grande Dru south face – Voie Contamine

By the beginning of July, Harald, Laurens, Jelle and me decided to head to one of the most iconic & dramatic peaks of Chamonix and the western Alps: the Dru's. The 'petit Dru' (3.733m) and 'grande Dru' (3.754m), together refered to as the Dru's or Dru,...

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Chamonix summer throwback

Last august, Jelmer, Guus, Loek and me went to the Chamonix Aiguilles for some premium quality granite climbing. First at the south side of the Aiguilles (in the 'Envers des Aiguilles' area) and later we approached these 'aiguilles' (french for 'pinnacles') from the north side. The...

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