The Kalamarka Arete

Posted on: March 1, 2004

[Left] Igor Koller on the first ascent of the route Tovarysska skuska (The Journeyman's Examination, 5.11d), Slunecna (The Sun Tower), Teplice, 1981. [Right] The rock city of Adrspach, part of the Teplice-Adrspach area. The sandstone of central Europe, which was formed about 100 million years ago through sedimentation and weathering, eroded into fantastic rock cities that offer excellent climbing. The Teplice-Adrspach area features more than 1,500 towers and walls on which more than 4,000 routes have been established. [Photo] Igor Koller

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