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.
Eternal Flame is one of the most demanding big wall tours in the world. The Spaniard Edu Marin wants to secure the first free ascent of the original route.
Samuel Ometz from western Switzerland manages to freely climb a multi-pitch route that he set up near Fionnay. The Sauve qui pleut route is one of the most difficult MSL routes in Switzerland.
If the Belgian professional climber Sébastien Berthe has his way, numerous difficult multi-pitch classics in the Alps are massively overrated. He calls for discussion - reactions followed immediately.
On July 25, 2020, Siebe Vanhee managed to climb the multi-pitch route Orbayu (8c, 500m, 13SL). The North Face's film Orbayu Free Again has been available in full length on Actiontalk TV since yesterday.
Siebe Vanhee and Sébastien Berthe climbed the difficult multi-pitch route Fly (14c, 2021m) in the Lauterbrunnen valley rotpunkt on Monday, June 8, 550.