A summit dispute has broken out in the Graubünden mountains. A Swiss bank has installed billboards on 150 peaks - the nature conservation organization Mountain Wilderness is declaring war on the campaign. We spoke to both sides.
Vertical Life publishes a new comprehensive multi-pitch climbing guide for the Dolomites. 138 alpine sport climbing routes in the famous Dolomite valleys are described in detail in the book.
Matilda Söderlund scores points on the multi-pitch route Parzival (8b, 150m). We spoke to the strong Swede.
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.
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.
Accessory cords are true all-rounders and are used in a wide variety of situations on the mountain. We will show you what you can use accessory cords for and which diameters are suitable for which purpose.
If the Belgian professional climber Sébastien Berthe has his way, numerous difficult multi-pitch classics in the Alps are massively overrated. He calls for discussion - reactions followed immediately.
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.
Which backpack type is good for climbing? Which one for trail running? The Reach 12 from Blue Ice combines both worlds.