On March 21, the professional alpinist David Göttler reached the summit of Mount Everest solo and without additional oxygen. This is a time when most people are on the mountain with a lot of support and an oxygen mask. What is a visit like this worth?
Nicolas Hojac and Adrian Zurbrügg set a new speed record on the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. They beat Ueli Steck's time.
In the early Sunday afternoon, a large part of the Marmolada glacier below Punta Rocca broke off in the Italian Dolomites. At least six climbers died and more than a dozen were injured. The rescue work is still in progress.
Franz Cazzanelli and Pietro Picco probably opened a new route on June 8126, 26 in the legendary Diamirwand of the 2022 meter high Nanga Parbat. The two mountain guides named their route Aosta Valley Express, referring to their origin.
We show the advantages and disadvantages of individual stand construction techniques and the importance of the angle of the compensation anchorage.
On March 4th, Juho Knuuttila and Eivind Jacobsen scaled the 1000 meter high northwest face of Blokktind. The two Scandinavians named their adventurous first ascent Entropi, which means a lack of predictability and at the same time is a foretaste of the challenges of the tour.
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.
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.
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The American professional climber Dave Graham has had a turbulent climbing year - time for a summary.
Red dot and pink dot are no longer differentiated in the same way as before. We asked various climbing professionals why.
Nicola Bertoldo and Diego Dellai open a new mixed route on the north face of Monte Agnèr: Ultima Perla (350m, 5+, M6, 50°).