The sunny days on the mountain are the best - logically. With high-quality sunscreen we protect our skin from dangerous UV rays - also logical. And the eyes? We like to put the next best pair of glasses on our noses. There are not only protective, but also sophisticated models, especially for mountain sports.
Isleten is a small lakeside village on Lake Uri - nestled between clear water and imposing rock faces. With two varied climbing sectors right on the shore, the place is the ideal starting point for leisurely days in the vertical. If you are also looking for the right shoe for your future climbing adventure, you might find it on May 21st. Then Bächli Bergsport in Isleten carries out a climbing shoe test with brand new models.
Along with shoes, a crash pad and a chalk bag, a brush is part of the standard equipment for bouldering. A grip, bristles and good is. You don't need it anymore for cleaning rocks. If you still want to bring some color and natural creativity into play, you are in good hands with the brushes from Faza Brushes.
Ski touring is great, but requires a lot of knowledge. But not only that. Clever planning is not only important for safety reasons, but also increases the experience many times over. We will show you some essential preparation points and give you tips & tricks for the perfect day in the snow.
There is a solution for almost everything. And each of these solutions comes in the form of an app. Sometimes extremely useful, sometimes just a gimmick, the mobile device in your pocket is the digital pocket knife of our time. So it is only logical that the world of apps also found its way into mountain sports - especially for activities in winter. We present some of them to you.
Sports watches have undergone a remarkable development. Once as a simple pulse check on the wrist, they have blossomed into true all-rounders in recent years. The trend is now towards specialization. The watches are designed as perfectly matched measuring devices for individual sports. This also applies to the Garmin Enduro, which is fully tailored to trail running.
The cooler the rock, the more grip. Climbing and bouldering in winter is fantastic. The cold is of secondary importance, after all, you are constantly on the move. Warming clothing also helps, but there is still one problem area: the feet. The circulation suffers in the climbing finches, the insulation is also poor, and people climb barefoot. The solution: heated socks.
Along with skis, ski boots and poles, the backpack is one of the most important items when freeriding. These are available in all possible designs and should not only adapt to the size, but also to the ambitions of the owner. Whether for a short trip or a multi-day glacier bivouac, the most important thing is ultimately the content. That's why Janic Cathomen, freeride expert from Flims, and Fabian from Bächli Bergsport will show you what they pack for freeriding.
Voice commands can be useful. We talk to our phones to be faster and devices like Alexa talk to us in turn as if we were in a relationship. An electronic device that is symbolic of efficiency and speed in mountain sports is the avalanche transceiver. The question that arises is: Could voice commands speed up the search for buried subjects? Ortovox has an answer: The Diract Voice.
Anyone who climbs usually relies on first-class equipment: perfectly fitting shoes, safety equipment with the highest standards and practical clothing. It seems as if only our bare hands can withstand the climbing purism. But even this last bastion falls if the climbing trips are in the direction of ice and mixed - because nothing works without gloves.
We'll show you where to put the measuring tape for the optimal ski length for ski touring, freeride and Co. We show you where to put the measuring tape for the optimal ski length for ski touring, freeride and the like.
The dream of your own bouldering hall. What began in summer 2020 with a simple text message has become reality a year and a half later: Bouba - short for bouldering hall Baden - is about to open. We talked to the two founders Kevin Huser and Dimitri Canonica about visions, the climbing community and holey sewer pipes.
Looking up while belaying causes neck tension for many. This can be remedied by using safety glasses - for example from YY Vertical.
The summer season is drawing to a close. Climbing finches, ropes and carabiners wander into the cellar during the days. So that there are no nasty surprises next year, we'll show you how to properly clean and store your equipment - with practical tips from professionals Katherine Choong and Roger Schäli.
The lightweight thermal jacket Atom LT Hoody by Arc'teryx keeps you cozy and warm on autumn days when climbing rocks.