The two Belgian Siebe Vanhee and Sébastien Berthe have arrived in Yosemite Valley. Your goal is to redpunkt climb one of the most difficult multi-pitch routes in the world, The Dawn Wall. Does this mean that the route is threatened with an imminent devaluation?
Together with Rother Bergverlag, the German Alpine Club has digitized more than 100 Alpine Club guides with a total of 45.000 pages. Probably the most famous reference works in the Eastern Alps are now available for download free of charge.
WoGü is a legendary multi-pitch tour in the Rätikon and, with difficulties up to 8c, is one of the most difficult in the Alpine region. Cédric Lachat managed the red point ascent of the tour in 2020 - now the film about the ascent is online.
The Trad multi-pitch route TRADÜNDITION in the west face of the Dündenhorn was first climbed in 2020/2021 by Peter Von Känel and Silvan Schüpbach and on October 15, 2021 by Schüpbach ...
After a 17-meter fall due to an incorrectly placed placement, the endeavor became a mental challenge for him. In an interview, he tells us how he overcame the setback and what lessons he learned from it.
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.
After a rainy summer with extremely poor climbing conditions, the hope for a good autumn season is greater than ever. At least September got off to a promising start, the only thing missing is the right tour. We present four beautiful multi-pitch routes in the Plaisir area.
When you think of the mountain sports outfitter Petzl, you think of high walls, overhanging bouldering blocks and spectacular mountaineering tours. But the story of Petzl began underground - in caveology. What makes Petzl what it is today?
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 best climbing time is approaching: the grip is good, the temperatures are not too hot and the colorful forests shine in the shallow sunlight. Far below us the sea of fog opens up - our tips for unforgettable climbing days in autumn.
The jury rider repeats the route, which Matthias Trottmann started for the first time in 2005, for 6.4 seconds (170 m, 8b / +) on the Fürenwand. In emotional terms, she records why this is the greatest climbing achievement of her career to date.
The popular Oberbuchsiterplatte at the southern foot of the Jura can be tackled again. The danger of falling rocks is averted.
The Belgian repeats the line that Dave McLeod first started in 2014 on the north face of the Cima Ovest di Lavaredo. He connected the three hardest pitches and climbed 50 meters at a time through the large roof. He devalued the grade after his inspection.
Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher climbed the Eiger route “Odyssey” in one day last summer. They actually wanted to be the first to do it - but then two Belgians thwarted their plans. The film shows sensitively and closely what makes the Eiger North Face - very worth seeing!
The climbing elite seem to have rediscovered the desire to travel. Success reports no longer only reach us from the home regions of the professionals, but again from all corners of Europe. That has been going on for the past seven days.