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Is trail running the perfect training for alpinists?

Trail running as training for alpinists: Today we'll take a closer look at whether and how running has benefits for mountaineering.

The world's first modular headlamp: Silva Free

Headlamp novelty: Silva Free is the first modular headlamp that can be put together depending on the planned mountain sports activity.

Brione for beginners: The most beautiful boulders up to 7A

Brione is also easy: Today we'll show you where you can find beautiful bouldering problems in moderate degrees in the Verzasca Valley.

Trail running equipment: what do you need?

In this article you will find out what you need to get started with trail running and what you should pay attention to when it comes to equipment.

Make 3 out of 1: climbing, ski touring and biking with one helmet

Multiple certification, protective function, important standards: five important facts when buying a helmet for mountain sports.

Mend outdoor equipment instead of throwing it away | Transa repair service

Repair instead of throwing away: In their repair workshop, Transa will get your outdoor equipment and functional clothing back in shape.

Gift ideas for climbers, boulderers & outdoor athletes 2023/2024

Whether for a birthday or Christmas: We have put together 17 gift ideas for climbers, boulderers and outdoor athletes.

The climbing shoe for hooking: Black Diamond Method S

With the Method S, Black Diamond has developed a sophisticated climbing shoe that performs well in sport climbing and bouldering.

Climb up easily, descend quickly – touring skis Ogso Thor 90 in the test

The Thor 90 from Ogso is a light touring ski for long days in the mountains. We have tested the strong all-rounder for you.

Ultralight combination of trail running and alpine backpack: Deuter Vertrail 16 | test

The Vertrail 16 combines the best of 2 worlds: the comfort of a trail running vest and the robustness of an alpine backpack.

Simon Gietl: “For me, the Edelrid Rage is currently the coolest ice tool.”

The Rage ice tool from Edelrid comes with a new pick with minimal explosive effect and a new ergonomic handle.

The 6 Best Outdoor and Adventure Films of the Year | EOFT 2023

The European Outdoor Film Tour starts in autumn with a brand new program in Switzerland, Germany and Austria.

Which sleeping bag in summer, which in winter? | Tips

Which type of sleeping bag are you? Find out and find the sleeping bag that is right for you and your adventures.

Climbing backpack and duffel bag combined: Deuter Gravity Motion

The Gravity Motion climbing backpack from Deuter offers plenty of space for your equipment and quick access to it at the same time.

5 perfect autumn climbing spots in Tyrol with sixth and seventh levels of difficulty

For the upcoming climbing autumn, we present you 5 perfect autumn climbing spots with routes in the sixth and seventh French degrees.

What makes Merino wool a super fiber?

Merino wool is one of the most remarkable superfibers. We explore the question of what makes them so special.

Win a climbing session with Megos, Sandner and Glatthard

Win a day of climbing with Alex Megos, Norbert Sandner and Yannick Glatthard. A public panel discussion will follow.

Ultralight one-person tent | BACH Piopio Solo in the test

Attention adventurers: We have tested the ultralight one-person tent Piopio Solo from Bach for you.

Thunderstorms in the mountains: correct behavior

In this article you will learn how to recognize approaching thunderstorms, how you should behave and where you can find shelter in the mountains.

The most beautiful deep water soloing spots in Switzerland

Mallorca is great, but deep water soloing is also possible in Switzerland. We show you the best Swiss DWS spots.

Probably the most colorful express set for climbing

The Tyrolean mountaineering outfitter Austrialpin produces the popular Eleven quickdraw set and the Fish autotuber set in a limited rainbow edition. For every set sold in the colorful series, five euros go to the children's cancer charity.

Practical training boards for on the go

In addition to the mental and technical aspects, finger strength is also key when climbing. We introduce you to two portable training boards for at home, on the go or for warming up. With these you can easily train for a better climbing performance.

Bouldering in summer: 5 high alpine areas

We show you five high alpine bouldering areas in Switzerland, where you will find very good conditions for bouldering in midsummer.

Testing the Ortovox Peak 35 high-altitude touring backpack

High touring backpack Peak 35 from Ortovox tested. We tested the all-rounder for alpinists for you. This is our experience report.

4 alpine climbing tours for every taste | climbing guide

Various new climbing guides were published at the start of the summer, including "Alpine Klettertouren Band 1", a hand-picked selection of 81 alpine climbing tours in western Switzerland. Co-author Daniel Silbernagel has put together four tours for you: From the practice ridge, to the pleasure tour and the lonely insider tip, to the classic.

Win 2 tickets for the Mammut Mountain Days

The Mammut Mountain Days will take place in Zermatt from September 1st to 3rd. The program includes tours and workshops with professional athletes such as Katherine Choong, Jonas Schild, Stephan Siegrist and Andrea Kümin, as well as all-inclusive camping at the foot of the Matterhorn. We are giving away 2 tickets worth CHF 490 each.

Robust sandals for your next climbing holiday | Lizard Way Slide

Lizard Footwear stands for light, robust sandals for outdoor sports, travel and everyday life. The new Way Slide model fits snugly and comfortably and has a highly abrasion-resistant sole. This makes the Way Slide sandals the perfect companion for climbing holidays in the warm season.

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Is trail running the perfect training for alpinists?

Trail running as training for alpinists: Today we'll take a closer look at whether and how running has benefits for mountaineering.

Memories of David Lama on the 5th anniversary of his death

5th anniversary of the deaths of David Lama, Hansjörg Auer and Jess Rosskelley. In memory of three exceptional phenomena in modern mountaineering.

Huge landslide on Piz Scerscen

At Piz Scerscen in the Engadine, over a million cubic meters of rock and ice came loose early on Sunday morning.

The world's first modular headlamp: Silva Free

Headlamp novelty: Silva Free is the first modular headlamp that can be put together depending on the planned mountain sports activity.

Go higher when climbing: Here's how to do it

Go higher when climbing: The frog yoga exercise stretches your inner thighs with a noticeable effect.