Alex Megos returns home from Norway climbing trip with a huge ticklist

Alex Megos is back from Norway. What the German professional climber pulled during his trip in the far north is very impressive: Among other things, he climbed three 8B + and five 8B boulders (including a first ascent), flashed three 8B problems and topped a good handful of other boulders in the eighth French degree .

The World Cup bronze medal seemed Alex Megos not only to be in good shape, but also to have fueled his cravings for real rock. The exquisite gneiss and granite boulders in the Norwegian bouldering area Vingsand satisfied his appetite.

There he let the 8B+ Boulder Shantaram, Wolverine and Når Hyenene Våkner melt in his mouth and flashed - almost for dessert - Ormen Lange (8B), Verden på Lørdag (8B), Hulefesten (8B) and Torstein Problem (8A).

And although the 30-year-old has committed himself to the principle of leave no trace on his travels, he still left something behind in Norway: the first ascents of The Bavarian (8B) and Frozen (8A+)

After Vingsand, Megos and company also made a short stop in the Hell climbing area, where the German with exes Hello (9a), Adam Ondra's test piece from 2017 scored and Boulder Mini (8B), Body Says Yes (8A+) and Hells Angels (8A+) climbed.

A must-see: Alex Megos' Norway ticklist

Vingsand:

  • Shantaram 8B+ 
  • Wolverine 8B+ 
  • Når Hyenene Våkner 8B+
  • Ormen Lange 8B (Flash)
  • Verden on Lørdag 8B (Flash)
  • Hulefesten 8B(?) (Flash) 
  • Diamonds 8B 
  • Under Your Nose 8B 
  • 8B propellers 
  • The Bavarian 8B (FA) 
  • Talib 8A+ (Flash)
  • Brenn Heksa 8A+ 
  • Frozen 8A+ (FA) 
  • Torstein Problem 8A (Flash)
  • Big City Life 8A 
  • Lynx 8A 
  • Midgard 8A

Bright:

  • Hello 9a (qd preclipped) 
  • Mini 8B
  • Body Says Yes 8A+ 
  • Hell's Angels 8a+

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