Keyword: Accident

31-year-old from Zurich has a fatal accident while climbing in Ticino

A 31-year-old man was fatally injured in a climbing accident in the popular Ponte Brolla climbing area in Ticino on Saturday.

Accident in a climbing gym: man sustains life-threatening injuries in a fall

In an accident at the St. Gallen climbing hall, a 57-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries after falling from a height of ten meters.

The shame on K2 | Documentary film

Summiteers left the seriously injured Muhammad Hassan lying on K2 without helping. How could this happen?

Space Blanket: Possible uses of the rescue blanket

In bergundsteig #109 there was a report on the use of the rescue blanket as temporary UV protection. In the current article, the authors want to give an overview of other possible uses of the rescue blanket in the event of an accident.

Robert Renzler dies in a climbing accident

Robert Renzler died in a climbing accident last weekend. The 67-year-old fell more than 60 meters while abseiling.

Tragic mountain accident in Pustertal: Jonas Hainz died in an accident

On Saturday, the gifted climber and alpinist Jonas Hainz fell to his death on the Magerstein in the Antholz Valley. The 25-year-old son of the extreme mountaineer Christoph Hainz had recently attracted attention with the free solo ascent of the Moulin Rouge in the Croda Rossa.

First aid in the mountains | 5 tips for emergency situations

Emergencies in the mountains can affect anyone. We have put together five important first aid tips for you.

At least six dead when the glacier broke off in the Dolomites

In the early Sunday afternoon, a large part of the Marmolada glacier below Punta Rocca broke off in the Italian Dolomites. At least six climbers died and more than a dozen were injured. The rescue work is still in progress.