We drove to Mammut's headquarters to test your old climbing equipment. We have put ropes, belts and carabiners through their paces. When will the 20-year-old rope in the drop tower break? What is a normal fall and does it even occur in reality? We clarify.
These Black Diamond pieces of equipment are more eye-catching than anything before. The Rope Dry 8.9 climbing rope, the Hotforge Hybrid express set, the Vapor helmet and the crash pad ...
If you don't have a rope bag at hand or generally don't like to have a mess of ropes, you have to pick up your climbing rope properly for transport. We'll show you three different techniques.
The most sustainable rope in the world has been on the market for a few days: the NEO 3R from Edelrid. It is made from 50% old ropes.
At the beginning of February, the Belgian Sean Villanueva achieved the ultimate alpine success: He climbed the Fitz Roy Traverse single-handedly. As part of the news show BETA from Actiontalk TV, we talk to Seam about the most delicate moments of the endeavor and how he knew what to do.
As part of the Close The Loop rope collection campaign, 748kg of rope material has already been collected. New products are made from this.
Metal, nylon, polyamide. Climbing equipment consists of materials that all have different areas of application and care requirements. Here you will find an overview of how to properly care for your climbing rope, harness, climbing shoes, carabiners, helmet and belay devices. So you have more fun with your equipment and can climb with it longer.
If you still want to climb on the rope because you don't have a backup partner, you can also secure yourself. Here you can find out which material you need for solo rope climbing in top rope, how the structure works and what else you have to pay attention to when climbing rope solo.
The mountain sports equipment supplier Petzl calls for the inspection of semi-static ropes from its product range. Customers are asked to check their ropes.
Mammut, in partnership with the climate protection organization Protect Our Winters (POW), is launching the Close The Loop project and recycling old climbing ropes.
Which climbing rope is needed for which application? You can find information about rope types, standards and their intended use when climbing in this article.
The Swift Protect Pro Dry climbing rope from Edelrid has a very high cut resistance thanks to aramid fibers in the rope sheath and is still dynamic.
A student at the ZHAW examines the ecological balance of climbing ropes. Those who fill out the questionnaire will be entered into the raffle for 10 climbing ropes.
One rope, three standards. The Swift is a single, half and twin rope in one and can therefore be used in a variety of ways, especially at full speed.
Cranes in the climbing rope are annoying. But do they also carry a security risk? Kolin from Black Diamond answers the question.