Keyword: mountaineering

Record tour of the Wetterstein Council: 70 kilometers, 7000 altitude in 40 hours

On the 25. July 2018 realized the German Professional Mountaineer Michi Wohlleben a record ascent: He made the Wettersteingrat in just 40 hours.

Save the Mountains: An Appeal by Reinhold Messner

Reinhold Messner publishes a new book entitled "Save the Mountains" in which he draws attention to the increasing destruction of the mountains.

Two climbers on the Matterhorn have died fatally

On 24.07.2019 against 09.00 clock, occurred in Zermatt on Matterhorn a fatal mountain accident. Two people lost their lives.

Alpinist fatally injured in the Eiger North Face

A mountaineer had fallen into the rope during the ascent of the Eiger north face and could only be recovered dead by the rescue workers.

Professional alpinist Dani Arnold publishes book "Why all that?"

How do I feel when I stand alone on the summit? When I'm at the top and made it? Yeah, what's going on inside of me? Dani Arnold asks these and other questions in his book "Why all this?" and provides answers. Jeannine Zubler has read the book and is introducing it.

Mittelaletschbiwak completely destroyed by avalanche

As the Swiss Alpine Club SAC communicated today, the Mittelaletsch bivouac was completely destroyed by an avalanche. It was a mountain guide who was traveling in the area and...

Hair-raising after-work tour with sneakers and ice ax

The German alpinist Michi Wohlleben is known for the ascent of difficult mixed routes, multi-pitch tours or his winter ascent of the Drei Zinnen. The following video shows...

These alpinists fly a huge boulder around their ears

Rockfalls are natural, but they happen more often. These alpinists were quite lucky and managed to avoid the block by a hair's breadth. We have reported several times...