High touring backpack Peak 35 from Ortovox tested. We tested the all-rounder for alpinists for you. This is our experience report.
After a first high-altitude tour course you have learned the essential basics about rope team technique, crevasse rescue and material science. Now you are ready for your first 4000. In the multiplication table, we reveal which tips and tricks you can use to get started in the high-alpine world.
The Aequilibrium ST GTX by La Sportiva combines the lightness of an approach shoe with the qualities of a mountaineering boot. This makes it the perfect companion on technical excursions, glacier crossings or via ferratas. We have crossed the Altenalp towers with the ultra-light mountain boots and are thrilled.
The book series Safe on the Mountain for beginners and advanced skiers from the Austrian Alpine Club is now available in bookshops.
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.
The Swift Protect Pro Dry climbing rope from Edelrid has a very high cut resistance thanks to aramid fibers in the rope sheath and is still dynamic.
Do you want to stand on a 4000er? Here you can find out how best to prepare for your first high-altitude tour and what you need to consider.
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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.
Nicola Bertoldo and Diego Dellai open a new mixed route on the north face of Monte Agnèr: Ultima Perla (350m, 5+, M6, 50°).
The Swiss professional climber Cédric Lachat scores Chilam Balam (9a+/b), his 50th route in the ninth grade.