Sweden is in!
13 Oct 09:57
Welcome to the Vertical-life family Gothenburg! Before it gets too cold a quick trip to Sweden to climb on some granite sounds pretty good.
Check the Gothenburg guidebook by Tomasz Ratajczak in the app: https://app.vertical-life.info/
Herzlich Willkommen, Griffwerk!
11 Oct 11:59
In the steepest location of Ludwigsburg, you will find more than 260 climbing routes of all levels of difficulty indoor and outdoor. In addition, the climbing facility has two separate boulder rooms on 500 square meters, a space adventure area for children's climbing and a bistro for snack and refreshments.... more
Swiss Limestone Slabs and More! Out Now!
04 Oct 11:10
Jura Plaisir guidebook is for those who seek beautiful locales and climbing below 7th grade. Great for family days out! Mostly limestone slabs, but vertical and overhanging walls are there too. The crags are spread over the Western part of Switzerland and across the border to Eastern France.
Check it out in the... more
New bouldering gym online!
02 Oct 15:51
Today, we welcome a new boulder gym in our family. The gym has recently been inaugurated and promises bouldering fun on magnificent and varied structures. On a total boulder area of 1100 square meters, everyone should find his favorite boulder style. [Click here for the topos of the... more
Champions Challenge! This weekend climb with the pros!
29 Sep 09:19
This weekend climb with the pros! This time our #weekendcode comes from Adam and Stefano: ONDRAGHISO will unlock you the Massone crag in Arco. There, Saturday 30th September, the czech and italian pro-climbers will be showcasing some world class climbing on the route in the 9th grade. Here some information about... more
Zlagboard Contest at the Adidas Rockstars in Stuttgart
12 Sep 16:36
Be part of the Adidas Rockstars and test your finger strength at the Zlagboard Contest, this Saturday. Prizes, fun and a cheering crowd are waiting for you. The final will be streamed on the Rockstars Facebook page from 5.45 pm - check it... more
Win a South Tyrol trip!
12 Sep 16:04
Win with the South Tyrol Challenge a vacation for a Vitalpina Hotel in the climbing paradise South Tyrol and other great prizes!
Download the app, join the Challenge, chose a crag or a gym nearby and Zlag! your sent routes and boulders! Everyone who collects 250 climbing meters in September will be in the final... more
Good news for all Vertical-Life users!
14 Aug 11:47
A new challenge has just started: our partner EpicTV launches this fun competition and invites all climbers and boulderers to take up a summer challenge: climb 300 meters (or approx. 100 boulders) and you might be one of the lucky winners of an EpicTV shop voucher! For more ambitious climbers, pro climber Stefano... more
The LaSpo Challenge is over!
31 Jul 15:39
The La Sportiva Challenge is over and the winners have been chosen. If you are among the finishers, check the ranking and collect your prize!
In total, 331 climbers from around the world took up the challenge. 110 participants managed to reach the goal of climbing 300 meters within July. More than 5,000 routes... more
Zlagboard Contest at the Ticket to Adidas Rockstars in Nuremberg
19 Jul 10:07
This Sunday, we'll be in one of the most innovative climbing gyms of Europe, the Café Kraft in Nuremberg.
If you happen to be in the area just come over, check out the "Ticket to Adidas Rockstars 2017" comp and give your best at the Zlagboard Contest - you can win something pretty cool! See you there!
Here the... more
Join the new Challenge and win La Sportiva vouchers!
06 Jul 13:41
Ready for the July challenge? This time, La Sportiva invites you to join in and climb 300 meters within July 31st. Among all finishers, we will raffle off vouchers worth 125€ by La Sportiva!
The renowned shoe and outdoor gear manufacturer La Sportiva follows the goal to produce outstanding... more
Zlagboard Contest at the European Climbing Championship in Campitello
26 Jun 12:16
La Sportiva Zlagboard Contest in Campitello - Saturday 1st July at 3.00 PM
Measure your strength level and compare yourself to climbers from all over the world. The winner will get a La Sportiva voucher of 150 €. Who beats the current world record of 2:44:35 minutes will get 1.500 € of prize money. Zlag on!
FA of "Clash of Titans" 9a+ by Alex Megos // Götterwandl, Tirol
18 Jun 11:44
On the 17th June 2017, Alex Megos climbed the first ascent of a new f9a+ at Götterwandl, close to Nassereith, Tirol. The route, named ‘Clash of the Titans’ links the start of Juturna f8c+ (which Alex climbed on his first redpoint the previous day) into the... more
Alex Megos repeats Companion of Change, 9a+
14 Jun 14:55
Vertical-Life athlete Alex Megos reports to have climbed the second ascent of Jakob Schubert’s "Companion of Change", f9a+ at Bergstation, Zillertal.
It took Alex 3 days in total to repeat the route, requiring some savvy tactics to avoid humidity and the summer... more
3 Zinnen Dolomites Challenge
01 Jun 08:56
Great news! Today a new challenge starts in the Vertical-Life Climbing App: the 3 Zinnen Dolomites Challenge!
What you can win this time? Nothing less than 2 stays in the breathtaking Dolomites!
Don’t wait any longer!
Zlag! your climbed routes and boulders in the app, reach 250 meters and with a bit of luck... more
Austria Climbing Festival Challenge
31 May 14:24
Finally the time has come: this Friday and Saturday the Austria Climbing Festival takes place in the beautiful Zillertal.
Through the smart ACF Challenge in the Vertical-Life App, you can not only download the ACF Topos directly to your smartphone, but also win amazing prizes!
Mark 8 routes/boulders of the digital... more
Get ready for the Dolorock 2017!
18 May 10:16
Next weekend on the 27th and 28th of May you can expect a varied program at the 5th edition of the Climbing Festival in Val Pusteria. The basic idea of this climbing event is to provide a platform for exchange, cooperation and approaching the vertical scene.
Of course, also this year a Zlagboard contest will take... more
Win a stay in the beautiful Zillertal!
16 May 17:15
By the Road to Austria Climbing Festival Challenge in the Vertical Life App you can win 2x STAYS IN THE BEAUTIFUL ZILLERTAL!!
Simply take part, mark your sent routes and boulder with a Zlag! and reach 300 climbing meters. Good luck!
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„I climb because…“
15 May 14:09
If you were caught by our camera man at the Melloblocco 2017 or simply would like to know why people love to climb? Than have a glance at our foto archive on Facebook and amuse yourself with some brilliant reasons!
Melloblocco Challenge 2017 by Vertical-Life
10 May 10:41
From the 11th to the 14th of May, the Melloblocco is waiting for you with a special feature and promises a jovial climbing experience for all boulder friends. The legendary boulders of the Val di Mello can be easily discovered by the Melloblocco Challenge. With the new feature in the Vertical-Life app, all... more
Arco Rock Star 2017 - Photo Contest
07 Apr 15:29
Climbing is more than a sport, it's a lifestyle!
Capture your passion on a picture, share it with others and be rewarded at the Arco Rock Star photo contest event from April 22-23. Register as a team, take part in the open event and try to win 2000€!
Don’t wait any longer and [sign... more
Reel Rock Southtyrol
06 Apr 17:13
Adventurous expeditions, crack climbing on the limit and top performances by the youngest: for 90 minutes, the REEL ROCK Film Tour will make your heart beat faster. Its next stop will be in South Tyrol! Check out the program.
Zlagboard Contest Klatresenter Oslo
31 Mar 12:44
Tomorrow, April 1st, Zlagboard Contest at the opening of the new climbing gym Oslo Klatresenter! Hang on and be strong!
Zlagboard | La Sportiva | CEP | [Drei Zinnen,... more
Vertical-Life Challenge #1
30 Mar 14:29
Challenge Nr. 1 is waiting for you in the Vertical-Life App! Climb, zlag and win cool prizes like app credits, climbing shoes or even a Zlagboard! Participation is easy: join the challenge in the app, mark climbed indoor and outdoor routes and boulders with a Zlag and gather climbing meters. Everyone, who reaches... more
Welcome 'Bergsteigerhaus Ganz'
27 Mar 21:06
The Bergsteigerhaus Ganz in Berchtesgaden is divided into two lead climbing areas and an outdoor area, all together comprise about 1,625 m² of surface. In addition, two bouldering areas are provided with a surface of 375 m². After climbing, you can chill at the bar... more
Boulderbar Vienna, Welcome!
18 Mar 09:05
We welcome the Boulderbar Vienna to the Vertical-Life family! You can test your power on preset boulders in the indoor and outdoor bouldering area of 1300 m² and a height of 4,5 meters. If you still aren’t tired, you can let off steam in the training area and on the campus board.... more
Welcome City Adventure Center Graz
16 Mar 13:55
The City Adventure Center Graz - short CAC - consists of a climbing surface of 2,300 m² and is so, one of the biggest climbing gyms in Austria. You can lead climb indoors and outdoors, as well as in the boulder area. Also, a nature park, skywalk, chill and work out area as well as a... more
Zlagboard Contest Blokfest, London
01 Mar 15:50
March 4th will be showdown for the Zlagboard After Party at the Blokfest at the Castle Climbing Center! Break the hangtime worldrecord to win 1500€!
The boulder competition Blokfest... more
'Ticket to Adidas Rockstars' Boulder Jam
23 Feb 09:28
Participate at the Ticket to Rockstars Boulder Jam on March 18th at the Climbmax and win an adidas ROCKSTARS VIP-Weekend with the boulder stars!
Participation is for free. Register now!
Vertical-Life Ambassador Chris Sharma
04 Feb 19:06
We are proud and excited to start cooperating with Chris Sharma! Together, we will work on a big vision for the climbing world: connecting indoor and outdoor climbing, creating something that helps the climbing community grow and develop in a beautiful way! We see this as a huge... more