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.
12 June, 2016
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.
24 June, 2015
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.
20 June, 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.
08 May, 2014
Alex Megos' trip reports always leave you a little bit in awe when you read how quickly he sends so many hard routes.
17 January, 2014
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.
31 October, 2013
Here are a couple of videos from Alex Megos' trip down-under… and lets just say he doesn't look weak.
24 October, 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.
12 August, 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.
27 May, 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.
26 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.
01 March, 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).
25 January, 2013
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.
05 December, 2012