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Eight weeks without darkness

02.10.13 - Sometimes it isn’t easy to say, how one came his way. Especially when this way is a 9000km long, a caravan is steadily bouncing on the back of one’s car and when the roads are steep und winded. In our case we made the whole way from Switzerland to Norway and back...

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Covered in snow

During the worst climbing winter since men do climb I can send in four days four boulders between 8A and 8B on a brand new spot right next to Fribourg. And by now I am even getting close to sending my ultra project…

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The short outcome of a long process of back cutting

My new boulder traverse test piece Minimalomania (Fb8C+/9A trav.) in Lindental was originally planned much longer, but even in the short version it is the hardest thing I’ve ever sent.

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Not just for the boost of it

My new partner Maiday – The Ultimate Sport Drink concentrates predominantly on regeneration und injury prevention. Or to say it differently: On durable performance.

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Among down-and-outs

8th grade tuff bouldering in the gothic heart of Fribourg

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The struggle for shape

27.10.2012 - Getting fit for the winter season in "Le lézard communiste" (8c/8c+), one of the most beautiful high end lines in Switzerland.

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The extra power of too short nights (+ interview)

13.05.12 - 75 minutes are enough for the brand-new daddy Pirmin Bertle to firstly ascent the two 9a routes Chromosome X and Chromosome Y in Charmey.

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9a - Babypower

13.05.12 - 75 Minuten reichen dem frisch gebackenen Vater Pirmin Bertle für die zwei 9a-Erstbegehungen Chromosome X und Chromosome Y in Charmey.

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