Sportklettern & Bouldern

Sportklettern & Bouldern

Ethan Pringle on 'The Nest' (V15) (c) Mad Rock

More than 50 days of effort, hundreds of miles of hiking, hundreds of hours spent at this boulder, thousands of tries, and it was all over in a minute. Ethan Pringle hadd finally had the experience he was looking for.

Katrin Lehmann wiederholt 'Kryptos' (8C) (c) Michael Steimle

Nach einer einjährigen Projektierungs- und Trainingsphase gelang Kaddi der Boulder "Kryptos" am Morchelstock im Schweizer Balsthal. Kryptos wurde 2009 von Franz Widmer erstbegangen und im selben Jahr von Black Diamond Athlet und Boulderlegende Fred Nicole wiederholt.

Zillertal - Klettern und Bouldern von Markus Schwaiger (c) Lochner Verlag

Es hat etwas gedauert, bis die neue Auflage des Kletter- und Boulderführers für das Zillertal fertig geworden ist. Die nun vorliegende überarbeitete vierte Auflage stellt auf 544 Seiten die besten Boulder und Kletterspots vor.

'Comfort Zone' with Alex Honnold and Jonathan Siegrist (c) La Sportiva North America

Before Alex Honnold's "Nose" speed record, and before Jonathan Siegrist sent "Jumbo Love," the pair teamed up this spring for some training time - each working projects outside of their comfort zones.

Ringlock Ranch (c) E Bauer

The desert is full of secrets, especially for a climber. There are many miles of cliffs waiting to be explored. Mason Earle has been driving force in the desert, and has spent many years searching the canyons of Utah for new routes.

Mich Kemeter (c) Frank Kretschmann

Eine abwechslungsreiche 120m lange Linie, die durch eine der wohl eindrucksvollsten Wandzonen im rechten Teil der "Catalunya wall" in der Mont-Rebei verläuft.

Nalle Hukkataival in Rocklands - The Realm (c) Kevin Takashi Smith

Nalle Hukkataival has been in South Africa developing a new bouldering area called The Realm, found in the Bideouw Valley near Rocklands.

Hazel Findlay: From shoulder operation to sending 8c (c) teamBMC

A personal and revealing portrait into the demands of being a professional climber. Features unique behind-the-scenes footage and inspiring shots of one of Hazel's hardest sends: Mind Control (8c) at Oliana.

Edu Marin on 'Valhalla', 380m (9a?) in China (c) Edu Marin

Edu Marin had never before tried to release a multipich of this caliber, to climb for hours on that roof... Sometimes Edu had the feeling that it never ended and that he was lost in a rock sky. Edu calculate that he has more to climb more than 250 meters of pure roof, an authentic madness

Climbing in Uskedalen, Norway (c) Kullaberg Classics

Climbing in Uskedalen, a climbing area sometimes referred to as 'Norway's Yosemite'. The valley has roughly 60 routes on walls that rise up to 600 meters, and holds potential for many new routes.

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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.