We went to the Petzl Roctrip for you, spoke to the pros, checked out the climbing area and provided impressions of the event.
In the nineteenth edition of BETA, we talk to Sébastien Bouin about the world's second 9c sport climbing route. The Frenchman made the first ascent of DNA in the Verdon Gorge on April 29, 2022. Assessing the route was not easy for Bouin, as he reveals in an interview.
He who is silent agrees. True to this principle, professional climbers from all over the world comment on the war in Ukraine in our video. The statements underline that the climbing community is characterized by an international connection that knows no borders.
Why did Stefano Ghisolfi downgrade bibliography to 9b +? Is he just stronger than Alex Megos, or did he just find a better solution? We have analyzed.
Stefano Ghisolfi downgraded the 9c-Route bibliography by Alexander Megos to 9b +. We talked to Megos about it.
We drove to Mammut's headquarters to test your old climbing equipment. We have put ropes, belts and carabiners through their paces. When will the 20-year-old rope in the drop tower break? What is a normal fall and does it even occur in reality? We clarify.
In anticipation of the Olympics, we are approaching the discipline of speed climbing in a self-experiment in the 12th edition of the BETA program and challenge you to a duel: Who can beat our best time? The top five win a pair of Unparallel climbing shoes of their choice.
The Magic Wood season is in full swing. Time for a good dose of inspiration and motivation. Dive into the enchanted forest with his dream bouldering with Marco Müller.
The latest issue of the news program BETA is devoted to the topic of ring ligament rupture and how to prevent it, deals with two potential 9c candidates and takes a critical look at Daniel Woods' video of the 9a boulder ascent.
On July 25, 2020, Siebe Vanhee managed to climb the multi-pitch route Orbayu (8c, 500m, 13SL). The North Face's film Orbayu Free Again has been available in full length on Actiontalk TV since yesterday.
According to previous statistics, there were over forty people on all 8 meters. The latest research shows that many of them were on the wrong peaks. Is it the biggest mistake in alpine history?
We put three models from the climbing shoe manufacturer Unparallel through their paces for you. To do this, we climbed the plastic and drove to Switzerland's sunniest area, Ticino. The focus was on the Flagship, Lyra and Leopard II models.
She is 19 years young, only started climbing four years ago - and recently got her first 9a in just 5 attempts. Actiontalk TV invited the scene's shooting star to the BETA program and accompanied her on the Voralpsee.
In a three-part training series on ActiontalkTV, 9a climber Marco Müller shows you how to train efficiently at home with simple means and little time investment. In today's and first edition, core training is the focus.
At the beginning of February, the Belgian Sean Villanueva achieved the ultimate alpine success: He climbed the Fitz Roy Traverse single-handedly. As part of the news show BETA from Actiontalk TV, we talk to Seam about the most delicate moments of the endeavor and how he knew what to do.