'Free Solo' - Statement von Stefan Glowacz zum Kinostart (c) Jimmy Chin

„Free Solo“ – Statement von Stefan Glowacz zum Kinostart

Erstmals in der 91-jährigen Oscar-Geschichte wurde am 24. Februar 2019 ein Kletterfilm mit dem Academy Award ausgezeichnet. In der Kategorie "Best Documentary Feature" ging der begehrte Filmpreis an "Free Solo".
Free Solo 360 | National Geographic (c) National Geographic

[VIDEO] Free Solo 360 | National Geographic

Immerse yourself in the experience of free solo climbing Yosemite’s famous El Capitan alongside Alex Honnold in this breathtaking 360 video.
Free Solo - Trailer | National Geographic (c) National Geographic

[VIDEO] Free Solo – Trailer

From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin, comes FREE SOLO, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock... the 3,200ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park... without a rope.
Climbing The Shaft: Nate Murphy Gets Schooled On Big Walls And Massive Exposure (c) EpicTV

[VIDEO] Climbing The Shaft: Nate Murphy Gets Schooled On Big Walls And Massive Exposure

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+.
Without a partner: Pete Whittaker rope solos El Capitan in under 24 hours (c) teamBMC

[VIDEO] Without a partner: Pete Whittaker rope solos El Capitan in under 24 hours

In November 2016, Pete Whittaker became the first person to solo - all free - El Capitan in under 24 hours, finishing in 20 hours and 6 minutes. Rope Solo Free climbing is a sport that few people know about and even fewer people do.
Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher Send 'Zodiac' (5.13d) on El Cap (c) Black Diamond Equipment

[VIDEO] Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher Send „Zodiac“ (5.13d) on El Cap

This past November, BD Athletes Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher went to battle on one of El Cap's most formidable free routes. With some of the hardest climbing in the Valley crammed into 16-pitches, the Zodiac (5.13d) had only seen two previous ascents ... until Babsi and Jacopo showed up.
FREE - Big Wall Climbing in Yosemite with Jorg Verhoeven and Katha Saurwein (c) La Sportiva

[VIDEO] FREE – Big Wall Climbing in Yosemite with Jorg Verhoeven and Katha Saurwein

La Sportiva athlete Jorg Verhoeven makes the annual pilgrimage to Yosemite, California to attempt the 2nd free ascent of "The Dihedral Wall" (VI 5.14a) on El Capitan.
Alex Honnold talks to Jimmy Kimmel on Free Soloing El Capitan (c) Jimmy Kimmel Live

[VIDEO] Alex Honnold talks to Jimmy Kimmel on Free Soloing El Capitan

Alex talks about his free solo climb of the El Capitan rock face, his process when getting ready to do a big climb and his National Geographic documentary.
Freie Begehung der Muir Wall am El Capitan (c) Silvan Schüpbach, Dimitri Vogt

Freie Begehung der Muir Wall am El Capitan

Vom 25. - 30.4.17 konnten Silvan Schüpbach und Dimitri Vogt die Route Muir Wall freiklettern. Während 6 Tagen in der 1000m hohen Wand des El Capitans, kletterten die beiden Schweizer alle 33 Seillängen bis 5.13c (8a+) frei.
Pete Whittaker: First Rope Solo Free Climbing on El Capitan in a day (c) Five Ten

[VIDEO] Pete Whittaker: First Rope Solo Free Climbing on El Capitan in a day

In this exclusive short film we get an sneak preview at the soon to be released feature film "Pete Whittaker, without a partner, a film about climbing alone."
Adam Ondra in der 'Dawn Wall' (c) Heinz Zak

Adam Ondra wiederholt die „Dawn Wall“

Dem Superman des Klettersports, Adam Ondra, gelingt es die schwerste Big Wall zu klettern. Er ist nicht nur ein Ausnahmeathlet, sondern überzeugt durch Fokus und Obsession.
Adam Ondra in der 'Dawn Wall' (Push #1) (c) Pavel Blazek

Adam Ondra in der „Dawn Wall“ (Push #1)

Adam Ondra hat in seinem "Ground Up Push" bereits die Hauptschwierigkeiten der "Dawn Wall" erfolgreich hinter sich gebracht und hat nun nur noch 11 "leichte" Seillängen vor sich.
Adam Ondra in der 'Dawn Wall' (c) Heinz Zak

Adam Ondra in der „Dawn Wall“ (Update #1)

Adam Ondra hält sich noch immer im Yosemite Valley auf, um sich die zweite freie Begehung der "Dawn Wall" am El Capitan zu sichern. Stück für Stück setzt er alle Puzzleteile zusammen und bereitet sich nun schon auf den finalen "Push" vor.
Adam Ondra in der Dawn Wall (c) Heinz Zak

Adam Ondra in der „Dawn Wall“ (32 SL, 9a)

Derzeit befindet sich Adam Ondra im kalifornischen Yosemite Valley, um sich an DER freiklettertechnischen Herausforderung am El Capitan zu stellen: Der "Dawn Wall", die so medienwirksam im vergangenen Jahr durch Tommy Caldwell und Kevin Jorgeson erstmals frei geklettert werden konnte.
Salathe Speed Run: Tales From The Steep by Libby Sauter (c) adidas Outdoor

[VIDEO] Salathe Speed Run: Tales From The Steep by Libby Sauter

Adidas Outdoor Athlete, Libby Sauter (with first-time partner, Alix Morris), busts out the lariat setting the female speed record on El Cap's legendary Salathe Wall, Yosemite Valley.
A Speed Ascent: Zenyatta Mondatta (c) Dave Coy

[VIDEO] A Speed Ascent: Zenyatta Mondatta

On October 2nd Dave Allfrey, Skiy Detray and Cheyne Lempe set off to climb a classic aid route in Yosemite. Using grit, gear and a vast skill set they set off.
CLIMBING THE NOSE - Jorg Verhoeven's ascent of the most famous route in the world (c) La Sportiva

[VIDEO] CLIMBING THE NOSE – Jorg Verhoeven’s ascent of the most famous route in...

In October of 2014, Jorg Verhoeven spent 30 days in Yosemite Valley, California with one goal in mind; Make a free ascent of The Nose (5.14), on El Capitan, arguably one of the world's most famous climbs.
"Freerider" (5.13a) on El Capitan (c) Jacob Cook

[VIDEO] „Freerider“ (5.13a) on El Capitan

In spring 2015 Bron and Jacob Cook made their second trip to Yosemite. They teamed up with Chris Bevins to climb El Capitan using only their hands and feet! They spent 6 days and 5 nights living on the wall, climbing "Freerider" (5.13a).
Emily Harrington sends "Golden Gate" (5.13 VI) on El Capitan (c) The North Face

[VIDEO] Emily Harrington sends „Golden Gate“ (5.13 VI) on El Capitan

She's been trad climbing for only three years, but The North Face & Petzl Athlete, Emily Harrington didn't let that sway her from the magnetic pull of El Capitan's "Golden Gate" (5.13 VI).
Scale Yosemite's El Capitan in Google Maps with Alex Honnold, Lynn Hill and Tommy Caldwell (c) Google Maps

[VIDEO] Scale Yosemite’s El Capitan in Google Maps with Alex Honnold, Lynn Hill and...

Get ready to climb El Capitan, a 3,000 foot rock wall in Yosemite National Park, California. Join legendary climbers Alex Honnold, Lynn Hill and Tommy Caldwell as they scale the sheer vertical face at g.co/treks.
World's Hardest Climb Goal of Yosemite Wall Climber (c) National Geographic

[VIDEO] World’s Hardest Climb Goal of Yosemite Wall Climber

Prior to getting on the Dawn Wall in Yosemite National Park, the most difficult "Big Wall" objective in the world, Kevin Jorgeson had a very different climbing focus and style. It all changed when he was approached by Tommy Caldwell to partner up and take on the impossible.

TIPP DER REDAKTION

Clean Up Day Frankenjura am 29. Juni 2019 (c) Kletterszene.com

Clean Up Day Frankenjura am 29. Juni 2019

Stört es dich, wenn auf Parkplätzen, Zustiegen oder an den Felsen Müll herumliegt? Dan beteilige dich am Clean Up Day Frankenjura 2019. IG Klettern, DAV, kletterszene.com und der Rockstore Frankenjura organisieren am 29. Juni den Frankenjura "Clean Up Day".

PRODUKTE

Am Berg - Bergretter berichten über ihre dramatischsten Stunden (c) millemari Verlag

Buchvorstellung: Am Berg – Bergretter berichten über ihre dramatischsten Stunden

Ob Lawinenabgang oder dramatischer Unfall im Gebirge – wenn ein Berggeher in Not ist, rücken sie aus: die Bergretter der Bergwacht. Es sind auf den ersten Blick Menschen wie Du und ich: Lehrer, Schreiner, Maurer, Bodenleger, Schäfer. Eine Ärztin. Eine Almerin. Ein Amtsrichter. Die Jüngste 24. Der Älteste 85.

PANORAMA

Clean Up Day Frankenjura am 29. Juni 2019 (c) Kletterszene.com

Clean Up Day Frankenjura am 29. Juni 2019

Stört es dich, wenn auf Parkplätzen, Zustiegen oder an den Felsen Müll herumliegt? Dan beteilige dich am Clean Up Day Frankenjura 2019. IG Klettern, DAV, kletterszene.com und der Rockstore Frankenjura organisieren am 29. Juni den Frankenjura "Clean Up Day".