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Thunderstorms in the mountains: correct behavior

In this article you will learn how to recognize approaching thunderstorms, how you should behave and where you can find shelter in the mountains.

Probably the most colorful express set for climbing

The Tyrolean mountaineering outfitter Austrialpin produces the popular Eleven quickdraw set and the Fish autotuber set in a limited rainbow edition. For every set sold in the colorful series, five euros go to the children's cancer charity.

Practical training boards for on the go

In addition to the mental and technical aspects, finger strength is also key when climbing. We introduce you to two portable training boards for at home, on the go or for warming up. With these you can easily train for a better climbing performance.

4 alpine climbing tours for every taste | climbing guide

Various new climbing guides were published at the start of the summer, including "Alpine Klettertouren Band 1", a hand-picked selection of 81 alpine climbing tours in western Switzerland. Co-author Daniel Silbernagel has put together four tours for you: From the practice ridge, to the pleasure tour and the lonely insider tip, to the classic.

Robust sandals for your next climbing holiday | Lizard Way Slide

Lizard Footwear stands for light, robust sandals for outdoor sports, travel and everyday life. The new Way Slide model fits snugly and comfortably and has a highly abrasion-resistant sole. This makes the Way Slide sandals the perfect companion for climbing holidays in the warm season.

Ultralight & resistant: high-end tents from Samaya

The French brand Samaya has set itself the task of revolutionizing the 4-season tent. Since it was founded in 2018, it has been pursuing this goal as uncompromisingly as it is successfully. In three product lines, it produces ultra-light and extremely high-performance tents for mountaineering and high-altitude mountaineering.

Between chalk and nostalgia - bouldering then and now

From an outsider to a trend sport: Bouldering inspires a wide audience today. But how did the beginnings of the Swiss bouldering scene look like? During his research, Transianer Alex visited three old bouldering areas in central Switzerland. Their owners René, Luk and Dodo tell of a time without crash pads and run-and-jumps, but with a lot of charm.

This is how you take care of your climbing gear and recognize damage

The cold season is slowly saying goodbye, the snow cover is receding. This creates space on the mountain for grippy rock - high time to get the climbing gear out of hibernation and start the first vertical adventures of the season. The moment is extremely favorable, either to bring the equipment into shape or to replace it in the event of damage. It goes without saying that no compromises are made when it comes to safety-related equipment. We look at the care of ropes and the like - for more durability and more safety.

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