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Austria - Tirol - Oetztal - Nösslach - Utopia (6c+, 200m 8 pitches)

No thinking just moving da ass today ;-)

With Christian this Friday Utopia (6c+, 200m  8 pitches). 
A not so old but a classical from the Guflers. F. Gufler, P. Gufler for the first 4 pitches, then over "strada del sole" A. Giacomelli, F. Gufler, P. Gufler / 2005 to the top of the wall. Descent by a nice stroll in da woody ;-)
The rock is Gneiss at its finest and the route is tip top bolted for pure plaisir sons souci`
njoy ;-)

Christian working negotiating the nice roof of the 4th pitch (or 5th if you take all the belays for granted ;-)) - a good 6a pitch

Utopia (6c/+) - S.Morettini - 10.2014


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Self made Wood carved Training Board

It is a bit that i am thinking about a feasible way to make a wood training board without spending too much. 
Well, this is the idea i came up with:
4 wood boards 28mm x 300mm x 1200mm (price ca. 5 Eur each, full wood)1m metal threaded rod (8mm) to be cutted in 4 pieces of 25cm each8 bolts M88 washer M8Wood specific gluesdrill2 or 4 crimping tools  to fix the panels while gluing them together (overnight)sandpaper grid 400 and 10010mm drill tip to make the fixing holes 25 mm drill tip to make  the starting holes at the edges of the  slotswood-saw
The A3 sized plan can be downloaded here as PDF (Click).
It is basically an assembly of woodboards which are easy to work with, without specific material. the boards are first carved and then glued together.
Below some pictures of the process.

Before to glue the panels need to be treated with a sort of protective agent to look alike the metolius woodboard... i choose the Swedish oil to paint the boards…

Austria - Tirol - Habicht (3277m)

In this dry year, a very nice tour in great snow for what concern the upper part of the tour.
ca 60 and more cm of fresh powder await the brave snow seekers.
Habicht (3277m) - 25km, 2000hm ca

careful - ski carrying up to ca 2200m.
the rest is great  ;-)
today we teamed up as 4 to alternate in tracking the fluffy withe pleasure

Austria - Tirol -MicroWenden

...awesome rock quality, ....long approach, .....wild and seldomly climbed, ......a nice day out ;-)