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.
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.
A summit dispute has broken out in the Graubünden mountains. A Swiss bank has installed billboards on 150 peaks - the nature conservation organization Mountain Wilderness is declaring war on the campaign. We spoke to both sides.
demanding and dangerous to be approached on a large scale by commercial providers. That seems to be changing now.
Pimples serve as a belay device and as a walking aid. But not all ice pimples are the same - completely different equipment is used at light full speed than for ice climbing. We take a closer look at the most important differences.
While trying to make the second winter ascent of K2, the three climbers Ali Sadpara, John Snorri and Juan Pablo Mohr went missing last February. Now the bodies have been found. What is certain is that the three died in the descent. Were you on the summit before? And what was their undoing?
On Saturday morning, August 14, 2021, a French alpinist fell while descending from the Aletschhorn over the south face. The rescue workers could only rescue the man dead.
In the intoxication of speed at record times. Why do you do that? How high are the risks - and how can they be limited? Christian Penning spoke to four mountaineers about the subject of speed.
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.
On April 16, 2019, Hansjörg Auer, David Lama and Jess Roskelley died on Howse Peak in Canada. John Roskelley, Jess's father, reconstructed the accident in detail using photos and GPS data from their cell phones and cameras.
The South Korean high-altitude climber Kim Hong-bin, known as the man without a finger, had a fatal accident while descending from Broad Peak.
Two alpinists got into trouble this weekend in the Monte Rosa area. The two women froze to death, while the man was hypothermic and saved with frostbite.
A climbing harness for all mountain sports? The Petzl Adjama and Luna W models come close. We introduce them.
The Czech professional alpinist and Mammut Pro Team athlete Marek Holecek and his rope partner Radoslav Groh opened a new route called “Heavenly Trap” in the alpine style on the north-west face of the Baruntse (7162m) in Nepal at the end of May.