Keyword: Avalanche

Concentrated avalanche knowledge for winter sports enthusiasts

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.

Kilian Jornet abandons Everest solo after avalanche incident

Spanish ultra-runner, ski mountaineer and alpinist Kilian Jornet completes his attempt to climb Everest single-handedly and without supplemental oxygen via the challenging Hornbein Couloir. This after an avalanche had swept him 50 meters away and he had already found extremely difficult conditions on the west shoulder.

This is what you need to know about avalanche airbags

In 1985, ABS launched the first avalanche airbag backpack. Today, the self-rescue system is part of the obligatory emergency equipment for many winter sports enthusiasts. At Bächli-Bergsport, customers can choose between five different airbag systems. How they work and what advantages each system brings: an overview.

With this avalanche equipment you are prepared for emergencies

You will never be able to eliminate the danger of avalanches. However, you can prepare yourself for emergencies. Avalanche transceivers (LVS), probes and shovels can save lives. Bächli Bergsport offers the three items of basic equipment in a lucrative package.

Support for the daughter of the alpinist Corrado Pesce who had an accident

At the end of January, Italian alpinist Corrado 'Korra' Pesce died in a climbing accident on Cerro Torre. He leaves behind a 13-year-old daughter. Friends have launched a crowdfunding to support Leïa.

These things belong in the freeride backpack

Along with skis, ski boots and poles, the backpack is one of the most important items when freeriding. These are available in all possible designs and should not only adapt to the size, but also to the ambitions of the owner. Whether for a short trip or a multi-day glacier bivouac, the most important thing is ultimately the content. That's why Janic Cathomen, freeride expert from Flims, and Fabian from Bächli Bergsport will show you what they pack for freeriding. 

Accident at Cerro Torre: Corrado Pesce had an accident

41-year-old Italian climber Corrado 'Korra' Pesce has been seriously injured in an accident on Cerro Torre in Patagonia. He was climbing with Argentinian mountaineer Tomás Aguiló when a boulder and ice avalanche hit them both. Aguiló managed to dismount and alert the rescue. So far, however, bad weather has prevented the rescue of the badly injured Corrado Pesce.

This is how you care for your ski touring equipment

Do you go on ski tours regularly and want you to enjoy your equipment for as long as possible? We have valuable tips in store for you. From the right battery for the avalanche transceiver to the impregnation of the skins to the storage of ski boots.

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