We spoke to Edu Marin about the Eternal Flame route as well as the special constellation on site.
We show the advantages and disadvantages of individual stand construction techniques and the importance of the angle of the compensation anchorage.
41-year-old Italian climber Corrado 'Korra' Pesce has been seriously injured in an accident on Cerro Torre in Patagonia. He was climbing with Argentinian mountaineer Tomás Aguiló when a boulder and ice avalanche hit them both. Aguiló managed to dismount and alert the rescue. So far, however, bad weather has prevented the rescue of the badly injured Corrado Pesce.
Charles Dubouloz: solo winter ascent of the north face of the Grandes Jorasses | Route Rolling Stones
The French alpinist has managed a spectacular ascent on the north face of the Grandes Jorasses. He is the first to manage the winter ascent of the demanding mixed route Rolling Stones through the north face of the Grandes Jorasses - single-handedly.
Together with Rother Bergverlag, the German Alpine Club has digitized more than 100 Alpine Club guides with a total of 45.000 pages. Probably the most famous reference works in the Eastern Alps are now available for download free of charge.
demanding and dangerous to be approached on a large scale by commercial providers. That seems to be changing now.
Do not miss
The Swiss professional climber Cédric Lachat scores Chilam Balam (9a+/b), his 50th route in the ninth grade.
With the Method S, Black Diamond has developed a sophisticated climbing shoe that performs well in sport climbing and bouldering.
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.