Magnus Midtbø

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Quick Info

Nationality: NO
Height: 173 cm
Weight: 68 kg
Date of birth: 18th September 1988
Hardest Sport (Worked): 9b
Hardest Sport (Onsight): 8c+
Hardest Sport (Flash): 8b
Hardest Trad (Worked): E7

Magnus Midtbø is a Norwegian sport climber and boulderer. He competed extensively between 2002 and 2015 while also climbing hard outdoors at the same time, notably he climbed Ali Hulk (extension sit start) 9b in 2010 (without knee pads!) and onsighted Cosi Fan Tutte 8c+ in 2013.

Since retiring from competitions he has started one of the most successful climbing youtube channels [2], and has also launched an online education platform called Altitude Climbing. [3]

References

[1] Interview with RockClimbingUK, 2012 https://ukbouldering.com/board/index.php?topic=23695.0

[2] https://www.youtube.com/@magmidt

[3] https://altitudeclimbing.com/

Contributors: remus

Quick Info

Nationality: NO
Height: 173 cm
Weight: 68 kg
Date of birth: 18th September 1988
Hardest Sport (Worked): 9b
Hardest Sport (Onsight): 8c+
Hardest Sport (Flash): 8b
Hardest Trad (Worked): E7

Magnus Midtbø is a Norwegian sport climber and boulderer. He competed extensively between 2002 and 2015 while also climbing hard outdoors at the same time, notably he climbed Ali Hulk (extension sit start) 9b in 2010 (without knee pads!) and onsighted Cosi Fan Tutte 8c+ in 2013.

Since retiring from competitions he has started one of the most successful climbing youtube channels [2], and has also launched an online education platform called Altitude Climbing. [3]

References

[1] Interview with RockClimbingUK, 2012 https://ukbouldering.com/board/index.php?topic=23695.0

[2] https://www.youtube.com/@magmidt

[3] https://altitudeclimbing.com/

Contributors: remus

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Pics + Vids

Ali Hulk (extension sit start) (9b)
Added at 22:12 on 27 December 2020
Neanderthal (9b)
Added at 09:02 on 09 February 2022
The Master's Edge (E7)
Added at 15:04 on 24 April 2022

Ascents

10 recorded ascents.

This timeline is missing some ascents where the date of the ascent is unknown. Use the other tabs to view these ascents.
Year Climb Grade Style Date
2003 European Youth Cup - K... Comp 2nd 23rd November 2003
2004 European Youth Cup - K... Comp 1st 27th November 2004
2005 European Youth Cup - B... Comp 2nd 16th April 2005
European Youth Cup - I... Comp 2nd Lead (Youth A Male) 21st May 2005
UIAA World Youth Champ... Comp 1st Lead (Youth A Male) 25th August 2005
European Youth Cup - G... Comp 1st Lead (Youth A Male) 8th October 2005
European Youth Cup - P... Comp 1st Lead (Youth A Male) 5th November 2005
European Youth Cup - K... Comp 1st Lead (Youth A Male) 26th November 2005
2006 Barjoland 8b Lead | flash 8th Apr 2006
European Youth Cup - I... Comp 1st Lead (Juniors Male) 28th May 2006
European Youth Cup - V... Comp 1st Lead (Juniors Male) 8th October 2006
European Youth Cup - K... Comp 1st Lead (Juniors Male) 26th November 2006
2007 European Youth Series ... Comp 2nd 20th May 2007
European Youth Series ... Comp 1st Lead (Juniors Male) 1st July 2007
European Youth Series ... Comp 1st Lead (Juniors Male) 8th July 2007
European Youth Series ... Comp 1st Lead (Juniors Male) 28th October 2007
European Youth Series ... Comp 1st Lead (Juniors Male) 25th November 2007
Estado Crítico 9a Lead | worked 25th Dec 2007
2008 La Novena Enmienda 9a+ Lead | worked 10th Feb 2008
2009 Darwin Dixit 8b+ Lead | worked 21st Apr 2009
Second go.
2010 The Master's Edge E7 Lead | worked 2010
Ali Hulk (extension sit start) 9b Lead | worked 29th Aug 2010
2011 IFSC Climbing Worldcup... Comp 3rd 13th July 2011
2012 IFSC Climbing Worldcup... Comp 3rd 18th November 2012
2013 Cosi Fan Tutte 8c+ Lead | onsight Apr 2013
The World Games 2013 -... Comp 3rd Lead (Men) 4th August 2013
Intl. Event (L, B) - R... Comp 3rd Speed (Men) 7th September 2013
2014
2015 Papichulo 9a+ Lead | worked 22nd Mar 2015
2016 Selecció Anal 9a+ Lead | worked 5th Mar 2016
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Ali Hulk (extension sit start) 9b Lead | worked 29th Aug 2010
Neanderthal 9b Lead | did not finish
La Novena Enmienda 9a+ Lead | worked 10th Feb 2008
Papichulo 9a+ Lead | worked 22nd Mar 2015 9a+ (soft)
Selecció Anal 9a+ Lead | worked 5th Mar 2016
Estado Crítico 9a Lead | worked 25th Dec 2007
Cosi Fan Tutte 8c+ Lead | onsight Apr 2013
Darwin Dixit 8b+ Lead | worked 21st Apr 2009
Second go.
Barjoland 8b Lead | flash 8th Apr 2006
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
The Master's Edge E7 Lead | worked 2010
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade