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Alpinetrek-Expert Felix

"The brain is the most important muscle for climbing – Wolfgang Güllich"

Alpinetrek-ExpertSince:
2005
Favourite mountain activity:
Multi-pitch climbing and enjoying the view
Favourite peak:
Paglia Orba, Corsica
Favourite mountain hut food:
Wheat beer
Favourite product:
Mammut Wallrider
Winter or summer:
Sommer
Sport has always been the centre of my life, and after a few detours, I discovered the world of climbing and also stumbled into writing. By studying sports science and spending my free time on rock faces around Karlsruhe or in the Alps, I was able to turn my hobby into a profession and now write about my passions on the base camp blog.

Articles byFelix

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Felix

“How on earth are you supposed to hold on there?” This is a question I get asked sometimes, and that I ask myself much more often when I’m faced with routes that are clearly beyond my limits. I now know the answer: Amongst other things, it comes down to a good deal of finger strength […]

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Felix

To someone who has never climbed before, an artificial climbing wall may just look like a wall with a bunch of randomly placed hand- and footholds. But an experienced eye will see an array of climbing routes and movements. Plus, an experienced climber will also more quickly recognise how to best grip a climbing hold […]

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Felix

When people first start climbing, they tend to concentrate primarily on the handholds. They pull themselves up first and then their feet follow. Why? Because our fingers play a very big role in the motor and sensory areas of our brains. As a result, they give us a feeling of security, and people tend to […]
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