Two difficult new sport climbs in the Zillertal, Austria: Walk the Line 9a freed by Jakob Schubert at Monkey Island and Der Weg zur Quelle 8c+ freed by Jorg Verhoeven at Schwarze Wand.
In Valsertal (Zillertal Alps, Tyrol) Martin Schidlowski and Raphaela Haug have climbed Catwalk, a probable new mixed line up the NE Face of Hohe Warte.
Austrian climber Karoline Sinnhuber has climbed Knockin' on heavens door, an 8A+ highball boulder problem in the Zillertal.
Update about the climbers protest against the planned quarry expansion which would irreversibly destroy the Zillergrund Wald bouldering area in the Zillertal, Austria.
The Zillergrund Wald bouldering area in the Zillertal, Austria, is at risk of closure due to quarrying. The local climbers have launched a petition and are appealing to the climbing community to help safeguard the area’s future.
German climber Alexander Megos has made fast ascents of three 9a+ sports climbs: Jungle Boogie at Ceuse in France, Companion of Change in Austria’s Zillertal and Clash of the Titans at Götterwandl.
On 17/11/2015 Jakob Schubert freed Companion of Change, the first 9a in the Zillertal, Austria.
This spring Roland Hemetzberger from Germany made the first free ascent of Golden Secret (8b+, 100m) Zillertal, Austria.
The alpinists Gerhard Fiegl and Simon Gietl have made the first ascent of Schwarze Witwe (WI6 M5, 800m) up the North Face of Hohe Warte, Zillertal Alps, Austria.
On 8/12/2013 Austrian alpinist David Lama made the first ascent, solo, of Nordverschneidung (400m, 90°, WI4, M4/5, VI/VII) up the North Face of Hohe Kirche in the Valsertal, Zillertal Alps, Austria.
In July Jorg Verhoeven carried out the traverse of the Zillertaler Hauptkamm in Austria. An unusual week of alpinism in the busy schedule of a great sport climbing champion.
On 14 May David Lama soloed the Mittelpfeiler route (800m, M5) up Sagwand in the Valsertal, Zillertal Alps, Austria.
Mauro Calibani recounts his holiday with family and friends at the home of Gerhard Hörhager, in Austria's Zillertal rock paradise. A step back into climbing history, in the footsteps of great Hörhager and his Graceland 8b and Ganja 8a+ trad, two emblematic testpieces first ascended by this strong climber in the middle of the magnificent (climbing) 80's.
Two new icefalls in the Floitental (Zillertal), Austria: Excalibur (WI6/R, 120m, Albert Leichtfried & Paul Mair 30/01/2011) and Quasimodo (M7 WI7, 90m, Benedikt Purner & Klaus Pietersteiner 03/02/2011).
On 15 February Albert Leichtfried and Benedikt Purner carried out the first free ascent of "Gorillas im Nebel" (120m, M10/WI6) in the Zillertal, Austria.
Due to the abundant snowfall this winter, Gerhard Hörhager has launched the following avalanche warning for Austria's Zillertal prior to Easter.
Kilian Fischhuber and Jorg Verhoeven have been active in Austria's Zillertal, making the first ascents of Dolby surround 8c+ and Ichi Ban 8c.
Climbing in two areas of the Austria's idyllic Zillertal, the Zillergrundwald and Ginzling Taufenkopf is at risk due to quarrying. Local climbers are asking all climbers for support and protest signatures.
David Lama from Austria and Jorg Verhoeven from Holland have carried out the first ascent of "Desperation of the Northface", an 820m line with difficulties up to 7b on the Sagwand (3227m) in the Zillertal Alps, Austria.
Rock climbing in the Zillertal - Austria's granite climbing Eldorado, just 1 hour from Innsbruck in the heart of the Tyrol.