We show the advantages and disadvantages of individual stand construction techniques and the importance of the angle of the compensation anchorage.
If you are looking for a climbing fin for alpine tours, multi-pitch routes or long indoor sessions, the Spirit and the low-volume model Spirit LV are the best choice. Red Chili has revised their luxury classic while maintaining the mix of comfort and performance.
If you lose your abseiling device on the multi-pitch tour, you should know this alpine hack. We introduce you to a technique with a half-mast throw that offers more safety and, thanks to a trick, hardly ever cranks.
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 ...
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.
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!
In an interview with LACRUX, Matilda Söderlund reveals how she became aware of the Parzival route, how she prepared for the tour and what the greatest challenges were for her.
Matilda Söderlund scores points on the multi-pitch route Parzival (8b, 150m). We spoke to the strong Swede.
The 16-year-old climber Lukas Sager succeeds in the red point ascent of one of the most difficult multi-pitch routes in Switzerland: Yeah Man (8b +, 300m) in the Gastlosen.
The Belgian solves the last problem at the Petit Clocher du Portalet for the time being. He succeeds in La promesse de l'aube (200m, 8c) after having climbed “L 'histoire sans fin” (8b +) for the first time last week. But why did Didier Berthod approve these projects?
The two Belgians Siebe Vanhee and Sébastien Berthe announce the first red point ascent of the route Histoire sans Fin (8b +, 200m) at the Petit Clocher du Portalet.
Thunderstorms are one of the greatest dangers on the mountain. What should you do if you are caught by thunder and lightning on the mountain? Five tips.
The Belgian Sébastien Berthe secures the first repetition of the multi-pitch route Arco Iris (8c +, 200m) near Montserrat, Spain.