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A sympathetic portrait about alpinist Hansjörg Auer

At the beginning of March we reported on a hair-raising abseiling action by the Austrian alpinist Hansjörg Auer. In the interview that followed, we gained insights into Hansjörg's motivations...

Patxi Usobiaga's eight-year journey back to Pachamama

Basque climber Patxi Usobiaga is one of the most successful competitive climbers. Eight years ago he was at the peak of his career when all his...

With these training tips, you'll be able to do the slope scales - one day

Among climbers, a one-armed pull-up or performing the slope balance usually causes great astonishment. But that shouldn't be the reason why you...

You have to know that about climbing shoes

Standing on friction, setting a stable hook or applying precise pressure to a bar. The demands on climbing shoes (climbing finches in Switzerland) are high....

Silvan Schüpbach and Matteo Della Bordella manage first ascent in Patagonia

From February 9th to March 3rd, 2018, Silvan Schüpbach and Matteo Della Bordella spent in Chile's O'Higgins National Park to explore the remote mountain Riso...

Dani Arnold climbs in the depths of a glacier

Usually he stands on peaks. Going into the dark depths first was a new mountaineering experience even for Dani Arnold. Follow Daniel Arnold...

Cédric Lachat climbs after injury break again 9a

The Swiss professional athlete Cédric Lachat climbs one of the most famous 9a in Spain with Era Vella in just six attempts. The inspection is all the more remarkable when...

Opening of the new Bouldering Hall bimano in Bern

On March 24, 2018, a new bouldering hall will open its doors in Bern: the bimano. With over 800 square meters of bouldering area and 100 square meters of training area...

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