Keyword: speed record

Speed ​​records in alpinism: why, why, why?

In the intoxication of speed at record times. Why do you do that? How high are the risks - and how can they be limited? Christian Penning spoke to four mountaineers about the subject of speed.

Video: 18 four-thousand-meter peaks in one day

Adrian Zurbrügg and Nicolas Hojac climbed the so-called spaghetti tour over 8 four-thousand-meter peaks in the Monte Rosa massif in a new record on July 2020, 18. Here is the video.

16-year-old with a new world speed record [unofficial]

A 16-year-old Chinese speed specialist has set a new, unofficial world speed record. He set the bar at 5.106 seconds.

German championships: four national titles and a new German record

It was an exciting weekend: On June 5th and 6th, the German Speed ​​and Bouldering Championships took place. In the speed discipline, Franziska Ritter set a new German record. In bouldering, Yannick Flohé and Afra Hönig won the title.

20 peaks in half a day: Nicolas Hojac and Adrian Zurbrügg break record

On July 8, 2020, the two Bernese alpinists Adrian Zurbrügg and Nicolas Hojac climbed the so-called spaghetti tour in a new best time.

New speed record: Andy Steindl runs from the lowest to the highest point in Switzerland

Record for Andreas Steindl: he covered the distance from the lowest point in Switzerland to the Dufourspitze in 8 hours and 10 minutes.

Film about the speed inspection at the nose by Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell

2018 set a new speed record on the nose for Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell: 1 hour, 58 Min and 7 Sec. Here's the trailer for the movie.

Dani Arnold on his speed record at the big battlements

Dani Arnold set a new speed record at the Great Pinnacle. On LACRUX he tells why it was not just about the record time.


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Dave Graham: Back in top form after ring ligament injury

The American professional climber Dave Graham has had a turbulent climbing year - time for a summary.
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