A German Adventure on the Orkney Islands
In August 2016 a team of German climbers visited Hoy. The group consisted the
photographers and filmmakers of the German climbing scene, Nico Altmaier of VerticalAxis,
Thomas 'Shorty' Tauporn with his wife Selina and Markus Urbanowski.
Here, Markus writes of adventurous sea cliff climbing on Orkney from a German perspective...
After 19 hours by car, plane and ferry, we finally arrived on Mainland - the largest of the
Orkney Islands. Incredibly, for the same time and cost we could have quite comfortably flown
to Miami Beach, but we didnt want to go there! After our trip to the Peak District in 2014 and
the Scottish Hebrides last year, we wanted to climb the Old Man Of Hoy.
read more on: http://kletterszene.com/stories/orkney-inseln-eine-kletterreise-voller-ueberraschungen/