demanding and dangerous to be approached on a large scale by commercial providers. That seems to be changing now.
Pimples serve as a belay device and as a walking aid. But not all ice pimples are the same - completely different equipment is used at light full speed than for ice climbing. We take a closer look at the most important differences.
On Saturday morning, August 14, 2021, a French alpinist fell while descending from the Aletschhorn over the south face. The rescue workers could only rescue the man dead.
In the intoxication of speed at record times. Why do you do that? How high are the risks - and how can they be limited? Christian Penning spoke to four mountaineers about the subject of speed.
Thunderstorms are one of the greatest dangers on the mountain. What should you do if you are caught by thunder and lightning on the mountain? Five tips.
On April 16, 2019, Hansjörg Auer, David Lama and Jess Roskelley died on Howse Peak in Canada. John Roskelley, Jess's father, reconstructed the accident in detail using photos and GPS data from their cell phones and cameras.
The South Korean high-altitude climber Kim Hong-bin, known as the man without a finger, had a fatal accident while descending from Broad Peak.
Two alpinists got into trouble this weekend in the Monte Rosa area. The two women froze to death, while the man was hypothermic and saved with frostbite.
After numerous unsuccessful attempts, K2 was first committed in winter. A pure Sherpa team managed this.
British mountaineering legend Doug Scott died a few days ago at the age of 79 as a result of cancer.
On Monday, September 7, 2020, a mountain accident occurred on the Matterhorn. An alpinist from Poland was killed.
On the 10. December 2019 the film Wetter Stein Grat with Michi Wohlleben is performed for the first time in Switzerland: Kultur am Gleis (KUGL), movie start 19.30 o'clock.
Daila Ojeda is known for her ascents in the sport climbing area. At the beginning of the year, the Spaniard dared to do a multi-pitch tour for the first time. Now she was breaking new ground ...