An accident occurred on the Finsteraarhorn on Friday, April 9, 2021. A mountain guide aspirant and his guest were killed in a fall.
The first IFSC World Cup (discipline bouldering) of the season will take place in Meiringen on April 16 and 17, 2021.
The French Clément Lechaptois managed a flash ascent of the 8b-Boulder Heritage in Sonlerto.
On Tuesday afternoon, a man had an accident on the ski run from the Eiger via the west flank. The rescue workers who were immediately called up could only rescue the man dead. His companion was flown out unharmed.
As part of his video series, Adam Ondra exchanges ideas with the American Alex Honnold on numerous topics. How did the two first meet? How do the two deal with their celebrity status? The two of them get to the bottom of these and other questions.
The snowboarder Julie Pomagalski lost her life in an avalanche accident on Gemsstock in the canton of Uri. She was 40 years old.
Giuliano Cameroni and Clément Lechaptois climbed the Boulder Crystal Ship (8c) in Cresciano at the beginning of the year. This video shows the ascents of this impressive line as well as numerous other boulders.
Last Saturday, Katherine Choong managed to climb the La Ligne Claire (8c +) route in the French climbing area of St-Léger.
In 2020, 3471 people in the Swiss Alps and the Jura were in an emergency and had to be rescued or rescued by mountain rescue - more than in any previous year. 112 people had fatal accidents in classic mountain sports.
The professional climber Giuliano Cameroni succeeds once again in the first ascent of a difficult line in his home country. He cracks a long-term project in Cresciano and gives the line the name Crystal Ship, rated 8c.
On Saturday morning, February 27, 2021, a mountain accident occurred in the Girenspitz area. A 27-year-old mountaineer was killed.
The interest group of the Swiss climbing halls (IG Kletteranlagen) is calling for the climbing halls to be opened as soon as possible, as well as transparent rules and fair compensation for the closed businesses. Opening in March is essential for many businesses to survive
After weeks of uncertainty, it is now clear - in mid-April, Meiringen will be climbing again at the highest level. If the epidemiological situation allows, the world's best athletes will meet on April 16 and 17, 2021 for the first World Cup of the 2021 season in Haslital.
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.