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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Dani Arnold mit neuem Speed Rekord an der Großen Zinne Nordwand (c) Mammut

Dani Arnold mit neuem Speed Rekord an der Großen Zinne Nordwand

Dani Arnold stellt im September 2019 an der Grossen Zinne eine neue Rekordzeit auf. Der Mammut Pro Team Athlet besteigt die Nordwand über die Comici-Dimai-Route in 46 Minuten und 30 Sekunden. Damit hält der 35-Jährige an vier der sechs grossen Nordwände Europas den Speed Rekord.

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'Alles Klettern ist Problemlösen' von Angela Eiter (c) Tyrolia Verlag

Buchvorstellung: „Alles Klettern ist Problemlösen“ von Angela Eiter

Sportkletterer wissen: Klettern heißt Bewegungsprobleme knacken, die einem die Wand stellt. Diesem fesselnden, Geist und Körper gleichermaßen fordernden Spiel in der Vertikalen ist „Angy“ seit ihrer Kindheit verfallen.

PANORAMA

JDAV-Gruppen sammeln 2,6 Tonnen gebrauchte Daunenprodukte (c) Mountain Equipment

JDAV-Gruppen sammeln 2,6 Tonnen gebrauchte Daunenprodukte

Das Jubiläumsprojekt "DownUpCycling" von der Jugend des Deutschen Alpenvereins (JDAV) und Mountain Equipment endete am 30. Juni 2019 nach 100 Tagen Sammelzeit.