The basics of climbing

Climbing is a sport that is very much on the up these days. Barbara and Sebastian, both passionate climbers, let us into the secret behind its popularity. Barbara, who’s an instructor too, breaks the myth that strength is everything and explains why a healthy respect for heights is essential, while Sebastian reveals that what he loves most about climbing is the mental challenge it poses, and the fact that it’s all about focus and creativity – basically a great workout.

Andreas on climbing

The building of friendships and spending time outdoors are the main reasons for Andreas’ love of climbing. It was also his friend – well his friend’s six pack to be more precise – that got him started. However, now that he has a family and a challenging job as a photographer means that there is less time for climbing. Nevertheless, he makes the most of it.