The Rage ice tool from Edelrid comes with a new pick with minimal explosive effect and a new ergonomic handle.
Dry tooling is a highly effective strength and technique training for difficult ice and mixed climbing. Alpinists who want to be better and safer in mixed, alpine terrain also benefit enormously. More and more people practice dry tooling as an independent sport. This article provides a compact insight into the basics of this fascinating discipline.
Who doesn't know the dilemma: Gloves are often forgotten when you need them later. And if you think about packing some, they turn out to be the wrong ones afterwards. Reason enough for some practical tips for climbers, mountaineers and ski tourers.
In mid-March, the Polish dry tooling specialist Jedrzej Jablonski paid a visit to the huge grotto of Büs Del Quai. In less than a week he climbed numerous big tours of the Italian dry tooling spot, including the D15 rated mega-classic Uragano Dorato.
Winter is slowly but surely coming, and the anticipation of ice climbing is growing. Dry tooling is the best preparation: with an ice ax and crampons on the rock. Everything you need to know.
The makers of Actiontalk accompanied the German alpinist Robert Jasper to the place where he wrote climbing history several times.
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