Petzl launches a new edition of its successful Spirit carabiners and probably the best and most famous quickdraws. What's new?
The cold season is slowly saying goodbye, the snow cover is receding. This creates space on the mountain for grippy rock - high time to get the climbing gear out of hibernation and start the first vertical adventures of the season. The moment is extremely favorable, either to bring the equipment into shape or to replace it in the event of damage. It goes without saying that no compromises are made when it comes to safety-related equipment. We look at the care of ropes and the like - for more durability and more safety.
Climbing – and even alpinism – would be unthinkable without carabiners. Nevertheless, the oval devices often lead a shadowy existence. Whether HMS carabiners or quickdraws: without the seemingly archaic tools, we would fall into the abyss faster than we would like. We take a closer look at the world of carabiners.
We drove to Mammut's headquarters to test your old climbing equipment. We have put ropes, belts and carabiners through their paces. When will the 20-year-old rope in the drop tower break? What is a normal fall and does it even occur in reality? We clarify.
This gear from Black Diamond is more eye-catching than anything before. The Rope Dry 8.9 climbing rope, the Hotforge Hybrid quickdraw, the Vapor helmet and the...
In the latest episode of his video series, Adam Ondra gives valuable tips on how to attach quickdraws and quickdraws better and faster.
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