Keyword: Equipment

This is how you take care of your climbing gear and recognize damage

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.

Dry tooling: what is it? What does it take to do this?

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.

From speleology specialist to mountain sports outfitter: Petzl

When you think of the mountain sports outfitter Petzl, you think of high walls, overhanging bouldering blocks and spectacular mountaineering tours. But the story of Petzl began underground - in caveology. What makes Petzl what it is today?

A lot of love for details: Bluebird all-round ax from Blue Ice

A clever pimple not only offers comfort in icy passages, but can also save lives in an emergency. One that comes up with a lot of details is the Bluebird from Blue Ice.

Little frills, a lot of performance: The LVS Powder BT from Pieps

The wintry mountain world is impressive and offers a lot of new things in summer: ski tours, snowshoe hikes or ice climbing, to name just a few sports. Unfortunately, snow-covered peaks also harbor a real risk of an avalanche. Especially with the current snow conditions. Life-saving equipment in an emergency is essential. Above all a reliable avalanche transceiver. We introduce you to the Powder BT from Pieps.

Vanlife: pitches, equipment and tips

Vanlife: We show you where you can find parking spaces in Switzerland and which equipment you should look at.

Via ferrata: basic knowledge and tips

We will show you what you have to pay attention to when going via ferrata so that the excursion is a success. Here you will find basic knowledge and tips.

You need this equipment for a perfect holiday with the VW bus / camper

In cooperation with Büssli-Shop we present selected camping items that will make your next trip with campers an unforgettable holiday experience.


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Red dot and pink dot are no longer differentiated in the same way as before. We asked various climbing professionals why.

Imposing mixed route in the Dolomites first climbed

Nicola Bertoldo and Diego Dellai open a new mixed route on the north face of Monte Agnèr: Ultima Perla (350m, 5+, M6, 50°).

Move Hard: Seb Bouin's path to silence

With the ascent of Move Hard (9b), Seb Bouin has come another step closer to Adam Ondra's Masterpiece Silence.

Cédric Lachat repeats 85-meter endurance hammer Chilam Balam (9a+/b)

The Swiss professional climber Cédric Lachat scores Chilam Balam (9a+/b), his 50th route in the ninth grade.

A dream, two dirt bags, 3000 meters of climbing

Film tip: The two dirtbags Drew Herder and Ben Wilbur try to conquer the longest climbing route in the world in the Long Wall.
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