Keyword: Multi-pitch climbing

Whittaker and Villanueva free another badass tear line

In mid-January, Facundo Saubidet, Jeremías Castaña and Santiago Scavolini opened a new route on the west face of Guillaumet: Anda pa'alla. At the beginning of the week, Pete Whittaker and Sean Villanueva managed to complete the 500-meter line with difficulties up to 8a and to climb completely free for the first time.

Pete Whittaker and Sean Villanueva conquer icy offwidth crack

Pete Whittaker and Sean Villanueva are repeating the Yacaré route (550m, 7a+) opened by Pedro and Tomás Odell earlier this month on the Aguja Rafael Juarez in Patagonia. The British-Belgian rope team managed to free climb all rope lengths for the first time.

Climbing is only allowed on five days a year: Macocha

In the Moravian Karst region of the Czech Republic, there is a 140-meter-deep collapse depression that forms a huge cave. There are climbing routes there, but climbing is only allowed on five days a year. Adam Ondra did not miss this opportunity.

Christoph Klein died in an accident | appeal for donations

The climber, theologian and filmmaker Christoph Klein died in a mountaineering accident in Patagonia. High salvage costs and other obligations from a project of the 48-year-old put an existential burden on his family. In order to avert a financial emergency, Panico Alpinverlag has launched a fundraising campaign.

Who is the best climbing team? We tested 6 professionals

We were on the road again, namely at the Red Bull Dual Ascent. As part of this superlative event, we have launched our own competition. We wanted to find out which climbing team works best off the face. Find out more in the latest video on Actiontalk TV.

Climbing in Valchiavenna: The gateway to sunny Italy

If you want to escape the cold weather in northern regions, a pleasantly warm climate awaits you in Valchiavenna. With more than 70 climbing crags, the Valchiavenna Rock climbing guide covers an extensive area with immense climbing opportunities - for every taste, every level of difficulty and every season.

Swiss alpinist trio succeeds in first ascent of Between Two Parties (350m, 7b/A3) in India

In October, the Swiss professional alpinists Stephan Siegrist and Jonas Schild, together with Andy Schnarf, made the first ascent of the "Kiti Nose" (4950 m above sea level) in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. The three alpinists christened the 350 meter long route with a difficulty level of 7b Between two parties.

Red Bull Dual Ascent: First climbing event on the fourth highest dam in Switzerland

After the legendary bungee jump by 220 agent Pierce Brosnan, the 007 meter high Contra dam in the Verzasca Valley will once again be the venue for a spectacular event: 16 of the world's best climbers will compete in teams of two in the first head-to-head on the Red Bull Dual Ascent. Head multi-pitch climbing competition.

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In Val Bavona, the Slovenian climbing professional Jernej...