Yosemite Valley

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Miranda Oakley - First Woman to Solo the Nose in a Day (c) Outpost Cinema

Meet Miranda Oakley, the first woman to solo the Nose on El Capitan in a day. Take brief look into her life as a full-time climbing guide, big wall climber, and local to Yosemite Valley.

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+.

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

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.

Chris Sharma on 'Everything is Karate' (5.14c/d) (c) Sharma Channel

Chris Sharma and Tommy Caldwell on leaning tower project and Chris makes second ascent of "Everything is Karate". One more time thanks to CASHUS PUHVEL, aka "best drone pilot in Bishop (California)", who film these amazing aerial shots.

Old Man Lightning (c) dawn kish

Cranky, yet witty bouldering legend John "Verm" Sherman has lost his mojo and is jonesing to regain it. What better way than to climb the world's most famous boulder problem, Yosemite's iconic Midnight Lightning?

Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher Send 'Zodiac' (5.13d) on El Cap (c) Black Diamond Equipment

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.

Midnight Lightning | The Classics | Boulder EP#1 (c) MAMMUT

At the top the most famous big wall, below the most famous climbing camp ground and, in its centre, the most famous boulder on the planet: El Capitan, Camp 4, Midnight Lightning. Without this triumvirate, the Yosemite Valley would not be the most famous climbing area in the world!

Sasha DiGiulian Sends 'Keeper of the Flame (5.13a), Yosemite Valley (c) adidas outdoor

Yosemite Valley, Sasha Digiulian and a land of possibilities. Join us as Sasha shares her affection for community, climbing and the grandeur of Yosemite National Park.

Adam Ondra (c) Tommy Chandler

Black Diamond Ambassador Adam Ondra admits that there’s one major hole in his climbing resume. "I’m a little ashamed that I haven’t been to Yosemite yet," he told BD. But that’s about to change.

Great Wide Open: Episode 2 - The Dirtbag (c) Jared Leto

Jared Leto has taken his films literally—up on the biggest walls with the most successful climbers of the century. In this episode, Leto features Renan Ozturk, uncovering his life, accidents and journey throughout Meru.

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DAV Bergunfallstatistik 2016/17 (c) DAV/Wolfgang Ehn

So gering war das Risiko noch nie, beim Bergsport tödlich zu verunglücken. In den Jahren 2016 und 2017 sind insgesamt 71 DAV-Mitglieder in den Bergen ums Leben gekommen, das entspricht einem Rückgang um 28% im Vergleich zum Berichtszeitraum davor.