In this video, Brit Tom Randall climbs what is arguably the longest man-made crack in the UK.
Softshell jackets combine the advantages of a waterproof weatherproof jacket with those of an air-permeable fleece jacket. They are made of robust, elastic fabrics with a water-repellent impregnation against moisture and can be the perfect all-rounder in mountain sports - if you are willing to compromise. What you need to know about softshell jackets.
It was to be expected: The Covid-19 pandemic left clear marks on the SAC huts. The lockdown in mid-March 2020, just in the high season for ski touring, forced the huts to cease operations. The number of overnight stays for the winter season plummeted by over 66%. But there was one ray of hope: the summer season developed better than feared.
Iker Pou manages the first ascent of a heavily overhanging and long roof route on the Spanish island of Mallorca. The route called Gran Guggenheim is rated 9a + by Iker.
The three missing K2 climbers John Snorri, Juan Pablo Mohr and Muhammad Ali Sadpara were officially declared dead by their families. There is no longer any hope that the three are still alive.
Beal has received a lot of feedback about broken handles on the Birdie belay device. For this reason, Beal calls for a review of the device.
Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll announces an almost unimaginable ascent: the Belgian single-handedly succeeds in crossing the Fitz Roy Traverse in Patagonia. He crossed the numerous peaks between February 5 and 10, 2021 and calls the crossing The Moon Walk Traverse.
In the following video, Frenchman Sébastien Bouin climbs three mystical routes that his compatriot Fred Rouhling first climbed around 25 years ago.
Go from the highest to the lowest point - without detours. As simple as it sounds, it is varied and challenging.
In the following video, climbing greats Adam Ondra and Tommy Caldwell talk about Olympia, The Dawn Wall, the connection between sport climbing and multi-pitch climbing, and their personal plans for the future.
Danny MacAskill is riding a plate climbing route on his bike. The result of the hair-raising action can be seen in the film The Slabs.
The 24-year-old Frenchman Simon Lorenzi managed the first ascent of the sit-down version of The Big Island in Fontainebleau. Now Simon decides on an evaluation and gives the extended version a new name: Soudain Seul (9a).
The two alpinists Dani Arnold and Roger Schäli report the first ascent of an ice climbing route on the Mürrenfluh in Stechelberg: Exocet (Wi 6+, Expo, M6, A1).
The Trifthütte will remain closed until mid-June 2021 after massive damage from an avalanche.
The three alpinists Juan Pablo Mohr, Muhammad Ali Sadpara and John Snorri have been missing since Friday, February 5, 2021. Two reconnaissance flights after the three alpinists were unsuccessful.