On July 12, 2022, the two Swiss alpinists Nicolas Hojac and Adrian Zurbrügg climbed the Swiss Skyline Route from the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau in the Bernese Oberland in a new best time of 13 hours and 8 minutes. In the video for their record ascent, the two comment on the fine line between speed and risk.
Nicolas Hojac and Adrian Zurbrügg set a new speed record on the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. They beat Ueli Steck's time.
With 1 hour and 43 minutes, Dani Arnold sets a new best time on the Petit Dru north face.
Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher climbed the Eiger route “Odyssey” in one day last summer. Actually, they wanted to be the first to do it - but then two Belgians thwarted their plans. The film shows sensitively and closely what defines the Eiger North Face - well worth seeing!
On Tuesday afternoon, a man had an accident on the ski run from the Eiger via the west flank. The rescue workers who were immediately called up could only rescue the man dead. His companion was flown out unharmed.
The author Rainer Rettner explains why the north face of the Eiger is associated with tragedies and where climate change is most evident.
Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher announce the successful one-day ascent of the long and demanding route Odyssey on the Eiger.
Nils Favre and Symon Welfringer climb one of the most difficult routes on the Eiger north face with Paciencia (8a, 900m).
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Jakob Schubert repeated Clash of the Titans (9a+). Now, after some reflection, he suggests upgrading the route to 9b.
Simon Gietl: “Being able to climb something like that at the beginning of November is like a birthday and Christmas together.”
After an impressive first ice ascent: Simon Gietl about unexpected surprises on the first ascent, style discussions and early ice.
Professional climber and alpinist Alexander Huber climbs free solo on the famous 150-meter rock needle near Cala Goloritzé in Sardinia.