To keep your feet on the wall, you need climbing shoes with a solid sole. And there's a lot more to it than meets the eye. We took a closer look at the black material and show you how shoe manufacturers come up with the perfect rubber compound.
The sunny days on the mountain are the best - logically. With high-quality sunscreen we protect our skin from dangerous UV rays - also logical. And the eyes? We like to put the next best pair of glasses on our noses. There are not only protective, but also sophisticated models, especially for mountain sports.
Isleten is a small lakeside village on Lake Uri - nestled between clear water and imposing rock faces. With two varied climbing sectors right on the shore, the place is the ideal starting point for leisurely days in the vertical. If you are also looking for the right shoe for your future climbing adventure, you might find it on May 21st. Then Bächli Bergsport in Isleten carries out a climbing shoe test with brand new models.
Sports watches have undergone a remarkable development. Once as a simple pulse check on the wrist, they have blossomed into true all-rounders in recent years. The trend is now towards specialization. The watches are designed as perfectly matched measuring devices for individual sports. This also applies to the Garmin Enduro, which is fully tailored to trail running.
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.
We'll show you where to put the measuring tape for the optimal ski length for ski touring, freeride and Co. We show you where to put the measuring tape for the optimal ski length for ski touring, freeride and the like.
Winter is slowly but surely coming, and the anticipation of ice climbing is growing. Dry tooling is the best preparation: with an ice ax and crampons on the rock. Everything you need to know.
Looking up while belaying causes neck tension for many. This can be remedied by using safety glasses - for example from YY Vertical.
Magic Wood is one of the most popular bouldering areas in the world. We present a list of the 6 most beautiful boulders in the area 5b to 7a.
The summer season is drawing to a close. Climbing finches, ropes and carabiners wander into the cellar during the days. So that there are no nasty surprises next year, we'll show you how to properly clean and store your equipment - with practical tips from professionals Katherine Choong and Roger Schäli.
For a year now, Séb Berthe's Belgian crew has been raising eyebrows in the climbing scene. You make short work of established multi-pitch classics and devalue them. We spoke to Sébastien Berthe and the climbing legend Beat Kammerlander.
The Climbing Shoe Solution Comp by La Sportiva is fully geared towards indoor climbing and competition style.
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.
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.
If you want to optimize your finger strength for climbing, you can hardly avoid a hangboard in the long term. These training devices are available in all possible forms and materials - now also fully digitized. We'll show you what to look out for when buying.