With her ascent of China Climbs near Yangshuo, Yunxi Chen set a new record: She is the youngest person to redpoint a grade 8b+ sport climbing route.
Taiwanese Grace Tseng reached the summit of Manaslu in just 4 hours on October 13th. This makes her the fastest woman to reach the summit of the eight-thousander without oxygen.
The Frenchman Theo Blass climbs Trip Tik Tonik (9a) in the Gorges du Loup. The 12-year-old is the youngest climber to date who was able to climb the difficulty level 9a red point. For Theo Blass it is already the second record: in 2020 he pushed the age limit for 8c to ten years with Souvenirs du pic.
Nicolas Hojac and Adrian Zurbrügg set a new speed record on the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. They beat Ueli Steck's time.
The Papnu Heli.UM from Austrialpin weighs just 13,7 grams. This makes the chalk bag one of the ultimate flyweights. But its bigger brother Papnu Performance doesn't have to hide either with its fighting weight of 56 grams. We took a closer look at the two paper magnesium bags.
The French alpinist has managed a spectacular ascent on the north face of the Grandes Jorasses. He is the first to succeed in winter ascent of the demanding mixed route Rolling Stones through the north face of the Grandes Jorasses - single-handedly.
At the age of 13 on Everest, at nine on the Aconcagua: Now and again, children and young people climb the highest mountains in the world. But: Does that really make sense at this age?
The 10-year-old Bayes Wilder climbs the 8c + route Southern Smoke in Red River Gorge, Kentucky USA, making climbing history. No one of this age has ever climbed such a difficult route.
With 1 hour and 43 minutes, Dani Arnold sets a new best time on the Petit Dru north face.
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.
Andrea Chelleris succeeded in the red point ascent of the 9a route Pure Dreaming near Arco. The 12-year-old climber is the youngest person to date to have been able to climb a route with this red point difficulty level.
The Norwegian Magnus Midtbo and the Briton Pete Whittaker try to break various world records. In the one arm hang, Pete breaks the previous world record.
The highest climbing wall in the world has recently appeared in Denmark's capital Copenhagen: the total climbing length of the routes is 80 meters.
On July 8, 2020, the two Bernese alpinists Adrian Zurbrügg and Nicolas Hojac climbed the so-called spaghetti tour in a new best time.
Record for Andreas Steindl: he covered the distance from the lowest point in Switzerland to the Dufourspitze in 8 hours and 10 minutes.