Spending the night under the open sky with a mat and sleeping bag is in and of itself a purist thing. If you also make the right choice from the few products available, you can enjoy nature with extremely light luggage. We put it to the test and put together a bivouac set for less than 2,5 kilograms.
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.
Where and how to set up belays in multi-pitch ice climbing is highly safety-relevant. Building on the previous articles on assessing ice conditions and setting ice screws, ice climber, mountain guide and author Peter von Känel explains what is important when building belay stands in the ice.
Whether the sandwich from the gas station, the coffee to go or the leftovers in the Tupperware box: plastic is omnipresent in our everyday life. With the Sculptor, Esbit offers a durable thermal container made of stainless steel that reliably keeps food warm for the climbing day and at the same time helps to reduce plastic flight.
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With the Method S, Black Diamond has developed a sophisticated climbing shoe that performs well in sport climbing and bouldering.
The Thor 90 from Ogso is a light touring ski for long days in the mountains. We have tested the strong all-rounder for you.
Lacrux TV: Professional climbers have to have a constant online presence. How do they deal with this and how does this pressure influence climbing ethics?
The ÖAV will be touring from November 23.11rd. with the Avalanche Update lecture series through Austria, there will be a free live stream on December 13th.