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These things belong in the freeride backpack

Along with skis, ski boots and poles, the backpack is one of the most important items when freeriding. These are available in all possible designs and should not only adapt to the size, but also to the ambitions of the owner. Whether for a short trip or a multi-day glacier bivouac, the most important thing is ultimately the content. That's why Janic Cathomen, freeride expert from Flims, and Fabian from Bächli Bergsport will show you what they pack for freeriding. 

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Accident Cerro Torre Corrado Pesce mountaineering

Accident at Cerro Torre: Corrado Pesce had an accident

41-year-old Italian climber Corrado 'Korra' Pesce has been seriously injured in an accident on Cerro Torre in Patagonia. He was climbing with Argentinian mountaineer Tomás Aguiló when a boulder and ice avalanche hit them both. Aguiló managed to dismount and alert the rescue. So far, however, bad weather has prevented the rescue of the badly injured Corrado Pesce.

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The transceiver that speaks to you | Diract Voice from Ortovox mountaineering

The transceiver that speaks to you | Diract Voice from Ortovox

Voice commands can be useful. We talk to our phones to be faster and devices like Alexa talk to us in turn as if we were in a relationship. An electronic device that is symbolic of efficiency and speed in mountain sports is the avalanche transceiver. The question that arises is: Could voice commands speed up the search for buried subjects? Ortovox has an answer: The Diract Voice.

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Will there be more wet snow avalanches in the future? Climbing

Will there be more wet snow avalanches in the future?

Climate change contributes to the fact that natural hazards occur more frequently in the Alpine region. Peter Bebi is researching these developments at the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF in Davos. In an interview, he explains to us what dangers will look like in winter in the future and how we, as mountain sports enthusiasts, can take care of the snow.

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Little frills, a lot of performance: The LVS Powder BT from Pieps Climbing

Little frills, a lot of performance: The LVS Powder BT from Pieps

The wintry mountain world is impressive and offers a lot of new things in summer: ski tours, snowshoe hikes or ice climbing, to name just a few sports. Unfortunately, snow-covered peaks also harbor a real risk of an avalanche. Especially with the current snow conditions. Life-saving equipment in an emergency is essential. Above all a reliable avalanche transceiver. We introduce you to the Powder BT from Pieps.

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