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DAV-Expedkader am Shivling (c) DAV/Michi Wärthl

Bei seiner Abschlussexpedition hat der DAV-Expedkader den Shivling (6543 m) im indischen Garhwal Himalaya bestiegen. Vier Teilnehmer erreichten am 14. Oktober über den Westgrat den Gipfel.

REEL ROCK 13 Official Trailer (c) REEL ROCK

REEL ROCK 13 delivers jaw-dropping action, soulful journeys and rollicking humor in a brand new collection of the year’s best climbing films. From Olympic training centers to the frozen landscape of Antarctica, explore the cutting edge of climbing with four new films. Featuring Adam Ondra, Madaleine Sorkin, Alex Honnold, Conrad Anker and many more.

BD Athlete Adam Ondra: The Road to Tokyo (c) Black Diamond Equipment

BD Athlete Adam Ondra is arguably the best rock climber in the world. In the past, he’s also been dedicated to competition climbing—a format he has excelled in, with countless podiums and world championships—but recently his focus has been on the real stone.

Adam Ondra in the Rockies: Episode 1 (c) Black Diamond Equipment

In the first episode of Adam in the Rockies, BD Athlete Adam Ondra visits the two Canadian sport crags Planet X and Acephale. After battling dry, glassy skin on his first day, Adam employs some pro tactics to manage his fingertips and heads back to the crag for round two.

Babsi Zangerl sending 'Speed Intégrale' (9a) (c) Black Diamond Equipment

BD Athlete Babsi Zangerl is no doubt one of the strongest climbers in the world. She’s climbed 5.14a on El Cap, bouldered V13, and sent runout 5.14b trad.

Katrin Lehmann wiederholt 'Kryptos' (8C) (c) Michael Steimle

Nach einer einjährigen Projektierungs- und Trainingsphase gelang Kaddi der Boulder "Kryptos" am Morchelstock im Schweizer Balsthal. Kryptos wurde 2009 von Franz Widmer erstbegangen und im selben Jahr von Black Diamond Athlet und Boulderlegende Fred Nicole wiederholt.

Babsi Zangerl And Jacopo Ignore The Bolts On 'Gondo Crack' (8c) (c) EpicTV

Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have a pretty good lifestyle. Travelling the world to climb the hardest routes they can find. Gondo crack is a 17-meter finger crack in Switzerland, usually climbed using bolts as protection.

BD Athlete Hazel Findlay on 'Tainted Love' (5.13d) (c) Black Diamond Equipment

BD Athlete Hazel Findlay is known for her rad trad ability, whether she’s freeing El Cap or climbing crumbly sea-cliffs with sparse protection. When she arrived in Squamish last summer, a friend and fellow Brit knew just the route she should try.

Climbing The Shaft: Nate Murphy Gets Schooled On Big Walls And Massive Exposure (c) EpicTV

In the summer of 2017, Nate Murphy made his way to Yosemite to attempt what would be his toughest big wall challenge to date, to climb the 13 pitches of the Shaft Variation on the Muir Wall, 5.13c/8a+.

Patxi Usobiaga on "Pachamama" (9a+/b) (c) PucSeriestraining

Patxi Usobiaga takes us through the process of what it was like to climb a route he had attempted 8 years ago in Oliana, Spain when he felt he was at his peak. That was before his life changed and climbing took a backseat.

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150 Jahre DAV: Erste Infos zum Jubiläumsjahr 2019 (c) Deutscher Alpenverein

Im kommenden Jahr feiert der Deutsche Alpenverein seinen 150. Geburtstag. Die Bandbreite der Themen und Termine ist riesig.