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German climber Stefan Glowacz has freed his project, the multi-pitch Golden Shower (8b+, 150m) in the Verdon Gorge, France.
The videos screened during Arco Rock Legends 2012 with Stefan Glowacz, winner of the Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil 2012, Sasha DiGiulian (winner of the Salewa Rock Award), Iker Pou, Adam Ondra, Dave Graham and Daniel Woods, Anna Stöhr (winner of the La Sportiva Competition Award), Kilian Fischhuber, Jacob Schubert.
On Friday 31/08/2012 during the VII edition of the Arco Rock Legends Sasha DiGiulian won the Salewa Rock Award, while Anna Stöhr received the La Sportiva Competition Award. Stefan Glowacz was awarded with the Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil prize.
The Rock Master Festival 2012 kicks off on 25 August. This weekend starts with Rock Junior, followed by Rock Master Lead and Boulder, the Speed World Cup, the Paraclimbing Cup and Arco Rock Legends. Nine intense days climbing and outdoors in the Garda Trentino region, with sport climbing champions and special guests such as Paul Pritchard, Stefan Glowacz and Vladimir Netsvetaev.
The nominations for the VII edition of the Arco Rock Legends, the sport climbing Oscars which will take place on 31 July 2012 during the Rock Master Festival 2012 and award the prestigious Salewa Rock Award and La Sportiva Competition Award. Those nominated for the Salewa Rock Award are: Sasha DiGiulian, Dave Graham, Adam Ondra, Iker Pou and Daniel Woods, while Kilian Fischuber, Jakob Schubert and Anna Stöhr are the candidates for the La Sportiva Competition Award. Stefan Glowacz will receive the Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil award.
Video of Stefan Glowacz and Christian Schlesener and their project, a new route in the Verdon Gorge, France.
In May Hansjörg Auer from Austria on-sighted the famous route Strawberries first ascended by Ron Fawcett in 1980 at Tremadog in Wales. In more than 30 years this trad climb has only been on-sighted by Stefan Glowacz and Jorg Verhoeven.
German climbers Stefan Glowacz and Holger Heuber have established "Behind the Rainbow" (16 pitches, 8b), a new route on Roraima Tepuis, Venezuela
Stefan Glowacz and Holger Heuber are leading an expedtion to complete a line on Roraima Tepuis, Venezuela, initiated this spring together with the late Kurt Albert.
A German expedition including Robert Japser and Stefan Glowacz has carried out the first ascent of "Take the long way home" (700m, 21 pitches, A4 10-) on Baffin Island, Canada.
At the end of December a German team led by Stefan Glowacz and Kurt Albert travelled to Venezuela where it established "Fegefeuer" IX, a new 700m route on Acopan Tepui, 2200m.
Stefan Glowacz and Robert Jasper have completed their "Vom Winde verweht" up the North Pillar of Murallón, Patagonia.
After establishing Base camp at Cerro Murallón Stefan Glowacz and Robert Jasper are currently waiting for conditions to improve in Patagonia.
Harald Berger from Austria becomes the second person to send the Trilogy, comprised of “Silbergeier” 8b+ (Beat Kammerlander), “End of silence” 8b+ (Thomas Huber) and “Kaisers neue Kleider” 8b+ (Stefan Glowacz).
Stefan Glowacz and Robert Jasper return to Patagonia to complete their route on the North Pillar of Murallón (2831m).
Stefan Glowacz has freed 'Last Exit Titlis' 8b on the isolated Titlis (3020m), Sustenpass, Urner Alps together with Markus Dorfleitner.
Last week Stefan Glowacz, Kurt Albert, Holger Heuber, Gunda Frühwald and the photographer Klaus Fengler set off to Mexico to climb the 1000m big wall El Gigante
After just five days preparation the German Stefan Glowacz successfully redpointed "End of silence" on his first attempt.
Sardinia's hardest multi-pitch route, "Hotel Supramonte" 8b, repeated by Stefan Glowacz