The Aequilibrium ST GTX by La Sportiva combines the lightness of an approach shoe with the qualities of a mountaineering boot. This makes it the perfect companion on technical excursions, glacier crossings or via ferratas. We have crossed the Altenalp towers with the ultra-light mountain boots and are thrilled.
The book series Safe on the Mountain for beginners and advanced skiers from the Austrian Alpine Club is now available in bookshops.
What security options are there on a high-altitude tour? What are the pros and cons? Florian Hellberg gives an overview.
A clever pimple not only offers comfort in icy passages, but can also save lives in an emergency. One that comes up with a lot of details is the Bluebird from Blue Ice.
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.
Do you want to stand on a 4000er? Here you can find out how best to prepare for your first high-altitude tour and what you need to consider.