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.
The age limit of 8c visitors continues to decrease. Théo Blass climbs souvenirs du pic (8c) at the age of 10 and sets a record.
A few days ago, the American bouldering professional Paul Robinson climbed a boulder with a difficulty of at least 1000a for the 8th time.
The Swiss Alpine Club SAC can look back on a record year. The summer half year gave the 153 SAC huts an absolute record.
On the 10. December 2019 the film Wetter Stein Grat with Michi Wohlleben is performed for the first time in Switzerland: Kultur am Gleis (KUGL), movie start 19.30 o'clock.
Recently we stumbled upon the three-part video series about the deceased professional spin-queen Ueli Steck. And were spellbound.
Dani Arnold set a new speed record at the Great Pinnacle. On LACRUX he tells why it was not just about the record time.