Between the Devil and the Sky: Climbing Devils Tower for 45 Years (c) Great Big Story

[VIDEO] Between the Devil and the Sky: Climbing Devils Tower for 45 Years

For rock climber Frank Sanders, the captivating power of Devils Tower was instant and life-long. This iconic butte in Wyoming, which you may recognize from the classic 1977 sci-fi film, "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," was America’s first national monument.
Great Wide Open: Episode 5 – Independence Day (c) Jared Leto

[VIDEO] Great Wide Open: Episode 5 – Independence Day

In the last episode of "The Great Wide Open" Jared Leto joins Sasha DiGiulian to climb Devils Tower for the celebration of Independence Day on the summit. In addition all of the previously featured climbers appear for some final thoughts.
Frank And The Tower (c) Recreational Equipment Inc.

[VIDEO] Frank And The Tower

The first time REI member Frank Sanders saw Devils Tower was in the sudden brilliance of a lightning strike. It sent a wave of anxiety through him, but the next day he climbed The Tower.
[VIDEO] Jenn Flemming on Devils Tower: National Parks Epic Challenge

[VIDEO] Jenn Flemming on Devils Tower: National Parks Epic Challenge

Professional climber Jenn Flemming had always wanted to climb Devils Tower, the otherworldly volcanic formation that was featured in the movie "Close Encounters of the Third Kind." Devils Tower National Monument is located in eastern Wyoming, a day's drive from Jenn's home in Colorado, where she has achieved several first female ascents. Jenn grew up in Massachusetts and has climbed in top U.S. destinations and in China, Iran, South Africa, Bolivia and other countries. She loves climbing that is very technical, and credits her parents with instilling a passion for the outdoors by taking her on many family trips to America's National Parks.

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Roger Schäli und Simon Gietl nach einer kurzen Nacht in der Berghütte Refuge de la Charpoua (2.841 m). Die Zwei sind kurz vor dem Aufbruch zur 6. klassischen Nordwand ihres Projekts NORTH6. Foto: John Thornton

Roger Schäli und Simon Gietl klettern die letzte Nordwand ihres NORTH6-Projekts:...

Roger Schäli und Simon Gietl schaffen den sechsten NORTH6-Gipfel, Grandes Jorasses (4.208 m), und beenden ihr Projekt nach 14 aktiven Tagen erfolgreich und glücklich.

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Alpenvereinsjahrbuch BERG 2022 (c) Tyrolia-Verlag

Alpenvereinsjahrbuch BERG 2022

Das neue AV-Jahrbuch 2022 mit den Schwerpunkten Ortler und Freiheit. Die faszinierende Vielfalt alpiner Themen – für alle, die die Berge lieben.

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Bergsport und Yoga: Eine perfekte Kombination (c) Stefan Köchel

Bergsport und Yoga: Eine perfekte Kombination

Im Rahmen der Kampagne „Spüre Dich selbst“ setzt sich der Deutsche Alpenverein für einen gesundheitsorientierten Lebensstil ein – in den Bergen wie auch zuhause.