Keyword: abseiling

Robert Renzler dies in a climbing accident

Robert Renzler died in a climbing accident last weekend. The 67-year-old fell more than 60 meters while abseiling.

Belay construction for multi-pitch climbing | tips

We show the advantages and disadvantages of individual stand construction techniques and the importance of the angle of the compensation anchorage.

Line van den Berg and Fay Manners get Phantom Direct's first women's ascent on the Grandes Jorasses

At the end of January, Line van den Berg from the Netherlands and Fay Manners from the UK climbed Phantom Direct in a single push in 31 hours. With this venture, they not only secure the first women-only ascent of the route, also known as 'Via in memoria di Gianni Comino'. They are probably only the fourth rope team to have successfully repeated this route from 1985.

Petzl recalls Pirana descender device

Petzl is recalling its Pirana descender due to the risk of drowning if the rope accidentally jams in the locking groove. Do not continue to use the descenders affected by this recall.

Descender fallen down - what to do?

If you lose your abseiling device on the multi-pitch tour, you should know this alpine hack. We introduce you to a technique with a half-mast throw that offers more safety and, thanks to a trick, hardly ever cranks.

Warning: Peguet is calling Maillon Rapide back

Peguet, a company specializing in the manufacture of quick links, Maillon Rapide, calls for a review of its 8mm models.

Hansjörg Auer: Probably the most dangerous abseiling action

A few days ago, Hansjörg Auer, known among other things for his free solo ascents, published a film about his abseiling action on the Achplatte in Austria. Something hotter...

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