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Next level from Megos in Parisella's Cave

12 June, 2016

Over two afternoons in north Wales, Alex Megos left local Parisella Cave dwellers standing in awe as he climbed five 8B's, and a new 8B+ link-up with Louis Armstrong into Halfway House.

Alex Megos on living the dream

24 June, 2015

Even by Alex Megos' standards he has had an amazing 2015 and we're only half-way through it. Kicking off in late January with Lucid Dreaming (V15/8C), he continued to make the headlines as he visited Japan and Australia. Now back home in the Frankenjura, and having had time to catch his breath, we asked Alex a few questions.

Megos frees the multi-pitch Fly (8c)

20 June, 2014

Alex Megos' free ascent of the twenty-pitch Fly in the Lauterbrunnen valley, Switzerland, makes it one of the most difficult multi-pitch routes in the world.

Gimme Kraft & Alex Megos in the UK

08 May, 2014

Gimme Kraft is a climbing training book that'll fire up the psych of even the most jaded wall rat. Its focus is "a well-balanced and long term performance gain" through a creative set of exercises. Alex Megos is one of the world-class climbers coached by the book's authors, Patrick Matros and Ludwig 'Dicki' Korb. Watch Alex putting his training to good use in the video of Alex's recent visit to the UK, taking part at CWIF and climbing at Malham and Raven Tor.

Megos trip report from France & Spain

17 January, 2014

Alex Megos' trip reports always leave you a little bit in awe when you read how quickly he sends so many hard routes.

Megos in Kalymnos

31 October, 2013

Alex Megos' plan for his Kalymnos trip was a relaxing vacation after a busy year, but that didn't seem to get in the way of him completing seventeen projects up to 8c+ and winning the North Face Festival PROject Competition.

Megos crushing down-under

24 October, 2013

Here are a couple of videos from Alex Megos' trip down-under… and lets just say he doesn't look weak.

Megos and the Wheel of Life

12 August, 2013

Back in July Alex Megos was making headlines again, this time with the fastest ascent to date of the world-famous problem, Wheel of Life V15, in Hollow Mountain Cave, Australia.

Megos sends Wales' ultimate problem

27 May, 2013

Visiting German climbing prodigy, Alex Megos, sends the acclaimed Porth Ysgo project, known locally as the 'Fred Nicole Roof', to give a contender for the hardest and one of the finest problems in Wales.

The world's first 9a onsight

26 March, 2013

Alex Megos is a name that has been under the radar on the international climbing scene but all that has now changed with his ground-breaking ascent of what is widely accepted as the world's first 9a onsight.

Megos fufills his American dream

01 March, 2013

Alex Megos and Peter Würth's USA road trip wound up in Hueco Tanks. In one memorable day Alex sent two V11's, a V12 and two V13's.

More on-the-road success

25 January, 2013

Alex Megos and Peter Würth have continued their USA road trip in fine style with Alex flashing a Font 8b and another F8c while Peter tied-on for the stunning roof crack of Desert Gold (5.13a).

Megos impresses in the States

05 December, 2012

DMM Team climbers, Alex Megos and Peter Würth, are enjoying a three-and-a-half month American road trip. So far Alex has repeated The Fly (9a) and flashed Pure Imagination (8c+). Here's a round-up of all the highlights so far.