From a Beer Case Proto to the Real Deal

This is where it all started: a randomly selected piece of rock near the climbing gym, an empty beer case, silicon sealant, and spray foam. We were sitting at the gym and thought how hard it could possibly be, surely no rocket science, right? In retrospect it was way harder than we thought, but I firmly believe that all great things are born out of ignorance and enthusiasm. And we had plenty of both.  …

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Nothing Stops MS on the Rocks!

Last summer, we had an exceptional guest at the Climbing Center of Zillertal. It was a hot day, and she could have joined the others complaining about sweaty hands and bad friction. But no, we did not hear any nagging of that or bad sleep or a skipped lunch – the usual suspects of a failure to send the latest project. Instead, we saw a climber enjoying her every second on the wall. We learned that she is very special. As…

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Kitka introduced to Austria: Bouldernight 2015 in Landeck’s Old Cinema

The local strongmen of Zillertal knew to tell mid-January that the Bouldernight in Landeck is a cool event that shall not be missed. The schedule fit us at Kitka Climbing fairly well, as the first holds had arrived in Austria a few weeks earlier. Too bad the bigger delivery was yet to come and there were no holds to give out for the comp, but we thought that with a sample board it would be the…

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