With the imposing suspension bridge on the Scex Rouge - the only one in the world that connects two mountain peaks - Les Diablerets in the canton of Vaud has blossomed into a tourism highlight. However, not only artificial structures, but also mighty glacier ice and inviting powder slopes attract ski tour and freeride enthusiasts to the area. The perfect location to put the latest ski models through their paces with Bächli Bergsport.
Several thin pieces of clothing instead of one thick one - the layering principle has established itself over the years. Nevertheless, it is often interpreted and implemented incorrectly, because as simple as the system sounds, the key lies in the optimal choice of suitable material. And last but not least also in personal body awareness. In order for the layers to work, there are important principles and some practical tips and tricks.
Blood Flow Restriction Training (BFRT) is a training method that uses pressure cuffs to reduce blood flow. The effect: muscle growth and strength increase despite low training intensity. A type of training that can be particularly interesting during injury-related breaks in climbing and in the rehabilitation phase.
In 1985, ABS launched the first avalanche airbag backpack. Today, the self-rescue system is part of the obligatory emergency equipment for many winter sports enthusiasts. At Bächli-Bergsport, customers can choose between five different airbag systems. How they work and what advantages each system brings: an overview.
You will never be able to eliminate the danger of avalanches. However, you can prepare yourself for emergencies. Avalanche transceivers (LVS), probes and shovels can save lives. Bächli Bergsport offers the three items of basic equipment in a lucrative package.
What do you give a climber or boulderer for a birthday or for Christmas? We have collected 9 gift ideas.
Who doesn't know the dilemma: Gloves are often forgotten when you need them later. And if you think about packing some, they turn out to be the wrong ones afterwards. Reason enough for some practical tips for climbers, mountaineers and ski tourers.
Low weight, simple operation, reliable deployment: Avabag Litric is a new electrical airbag system that was developed jointly by Ortovox and Arc'teryx and sets new standards. It is the lightest electric avalanche airbag system in the world and is now being used in the avalanche backpacks of both brands.
With an output of 1500 lumens and a total weight of just 145 grams, the Nao RL headlamp is a real headlamp. We took a closer look at the new headlamp from Petzl on a late-evening mountain tour.
On November 05.11.22th, 114, the city's second minimum bouldering hall opened in Zurich. The Minimum Leutsch offers 600 boulders spread over an area of 2 mXNUMX.
The north of Italy offers a wealth of climbing areas. We present the climbing guide Ossola Rock with areas like Cadarese or Croveo.
The efficient onion principle is more established in mountaineering than in almost any other sporting activity. But even the most skilful combination of several layers has its weaknesses. During the sweaty ascent, the hard shell jacket creates heat build-up and the airy fleece jacket can withstand neither wind nor precipitation. The solution: A hybrid jacket.
La Sportiva has revised one of their most popular climbing shoes, the Katana Laces. The 2022 models are no longer strictly based on gender, but primarily on the weight of the climber. The yellow full sole model is stiffer, the white split sole model is softer.
Yoga is great for warming up before bouldering or climbing and keeps your body flexible. Transian and yoga teacher Adrian has put together a few simple asanas (yoga exercises) that help mobilize your body, restore mobility and help relax tense muscles.
After a first high-altitude tour course you have learned the essential basics about rope team technique, crevasse rescue and material science. Now you are ready for your first 4000. In the multiplication table, we reveal which tips and tricks you can use to get started in the high-alpine world.