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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Marmolada Meilenstein seit 25 Jahren nicht vollständig wiederholt (c) Ingo Knapp

Marmolada Meilenstein seit 25 Jahren nicht vollständig wiederholt

Seit einem Vierteljahrhundert wartet die weltweit erste alpine Erstbegehung ohne Bolts im 10ten Schwierigkeitsgrad von Darshano L. Rieser und Ingo Knapp an der Marmolada Südwand auf eine vollständige Wiederholung.

PRODUKTE

BERG 2021 (c) Tyrolia Verlag

Alpenvereinsjahrbuch BERG 2021

Das bildgewaltige Standardwerk des Deutschen, Österreichischen und Südtiroler Alpenvereins ist auch in diesem Jahr prallgefüllt mit Reportagen, Interviews und Hintergrundartikeln aus der Welt der Berge und des Bergsports.

PANORAMA

Kletterhallen-Messe Halls & Walls als digitales Event (c) DAV/Thilo Brunner

Kletterhallen-Messe Halls & Walls als digitales Event

Kletterhallenbetreiber und Branchen-Experten sprachen am Freitag, 6. November, in München über die Entwicklung des Indoor-Klettersports und die Auswirkungen der Corona-Krise auf die Kletterhallen.