From small and large walls: The route setter Erik Heldmann has climbed all 82 four-thousanders in the Alps.
7 peaks, 42 kilometers, 4200 meters in altitude: Hojac and Zurbrügg complete the fright marathon in under 19 hours
The Swiss alpinists Nicolas Hojac and Adrian Zurbrügg completed the fright marathon in the Bernese Oberland in just 18 hours and 52 minutes.
Kristin Harila has climbed her 14th eight-thousander with Cho Oyu in Tibet. With a time of one year and five days, the Norwegian is currently the fastest woman on the highest mountains in the world. Depending on the interpretation, she even beats record holder Nirmal Purja.
The German mountaineering specialist Ortovox is launching a shop selling refurbished products.
In the summer of last year, the renowned alpinist and mountain guide Christophe Profit removed metal posts that were used to secure the heavily frequented Goûter route on Mont Blanc. Now he has been charged with theft. He faces a fine of 4000 euros.
Norwegian Kristin Harila on Wednesday started her record attempt to scale the world's 14 highest peaks in less than six months. She started her race exactly where she had to give up last year due to a lack of permits: on Shishapangma.
Last winter in Patagonia, a strong rope team attracted attention: crack specialist Pete Whittaker and Patagonia veteran Sean Villanueva. During their time together, the duo managed, among other things, to wring a first free ascent from two hard crack lines.
In mid-March, the Italian alpinist and mountain guide Stefano Ragazzo climbed the Croda Rossa in the Rosengarten Group alone. His solo ascent of the famous line by Christoph Heinz and Oswald Celva is likely to be the first winter solo of Moulin Rouge (400m, 7b).
In 2022, 3668 people got into an emergency in the Swiss Alps and in the Jura and had to be rescued or recovered by the mountain rescue service - that's slightly less than in the previous year. 109 people died in classic mountain sports - that is significantly fewer than in 2021. At 70 people, the number of falls from crevasses on glaciers was almost twice as high as the average for the last 10 years (38).
Jakob Schubert climbed the Project Big route. The route is considered one of the most difficult in the world. We summarize.
Jakob Schubert makes the first free ascent of one of the most difficult sport climbing routes in the world: Project Big in Flatanger, Norway.
The last Lead & Speed World Cup of the season will take place in Wujiang from September 22nd to 24th. Here you can find all the information and the live stream.