Mich Kemeter (c) Frank Kretschmann

Mich Kemeter gelingt harte Freikletterei in den spanischen Pyrenäen

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

[VIDEO] Nalle Hukkataival in Rocklands – The Realm

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

[VIDEO] Hazel Findlay: From shoulder operation to sending 8c

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

[VIDEO] Edu Marin on „Valhalla“, 380m (9a?) in China

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

[VIDEO] Climbing in Uskedalen, Norway

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.
Babsi Zangerl And Jacopo Ignore The Bolts On 'Gondo Crack' (8c) (c) EpicTV

[VIDEO] Babsi Zangerl And Jacopo Ignore The Bolts On „Gondo Crack“ (8c)

Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have a pretty good lifestyle. Travelling the world to climb the hardest routes they can find. Gondo crack is a 17-meter finger crack in Switzerland, usually climbed using bolts as protection.
BD Athlete Hazel Findlay on 'Tainted Love' (5.13d) (c) Black Diamond Equipment

[VIDEO] BD Athlete Hazel Findlay on „Tainted Love“ (5.13d)

BD Athlete Hazel Findlay is known for her rad trad ability, whether she’s freeing El Cap or climbing crumbly sea-cliffs with sparse protection. When she arrived in Squamish last summer, a friend and fellow Brit knew just the route she should try.
ROCKdays 2018 Kletterfestival (c) Defrancesco

ROCKdays Kletterfestival von 1. bis 3. Juni 2018 im PillerseeTal

Im PillerseeTal in den Kitzbüheler Alpen werden Anfang Juni wieder die Miss und Master of ROCKdesaster beim Cold Water Soloing gesucht.
9b at 1800m: Pirmin Bertle in 'La Cène du (Roi) Lézard' (c) Pirmin Bertle

[VIDEO] 9b at 1800m: Pirmin Bertle in „La Cène du (Roi) Lézard“

The name of the route is another dedication to the oeuvre of Jim Morrison – the climbing is a present for anyone who joins this game of weird scenes (or moves) inside the gold mine (referring to one of the most impressive landscape, flora and fauna settings among climbing spots in the Alps).
Steve McClure makes epic ascent of 6-pitch Verdon 8b super route (c) teamBMC

[VIDEO] Steve McClure makes epic ascent of 6-pitch Verdon 8b super route

Take Steve McClure (Britain's top sport climber) and Neil Mawson (E10-conquering dark horse). Throw them into the dizzying Verdon Gorge then stir well with the film-making skills of Rich Heap and Ben Pritchard. Attempting a spectacular multi-pitch route, the duo find themselves way off route and have to dig deep to find success.
Triple 11 - Three times 9a in Kochel (c) Pirmin Bertle

[VIDEO] Triple 11 – Three times 9a in Kochel

After one decade of absence from Bavaria I am proudly presenting some first sends from the place I really learned climbing at: Kochel. Before leaving to Switzerland in 2006 the routes we climbed here where up to 20m long, mainly of resistance or bouldery style. Meanwhile Kochel has grown big.
Alex Honnold and Yuji Hirayama Climbing in Japan (c) The North Face Japan

[VIDEO] Alex Honnold and Yuji Hirayama climbing in Japan

In March 2018, Alex Honnold traveled to Japan and sampled the country’s rock with the legendary Yuji Hirayama and Toru Nakajima.
[VIDEO] Felix Kiem on 'Himmelsreiter' (8c) (c) SEE IT (YouTube User)

[VIDEO] Felix Kiem on „Himmelsreiter“ (8c)

On March 21st the young italian Climber Felix Kiem was able to send "Himmelsreiter". A route graded 8C in the Saustall Crag near Naturns (BZ). It was the 5th ascent after Jacopo Larcher, Ivo Gamper, Rudi Moroder and Günther Karbon.
Steve McClure climbs Britain's hardest climb: Rainman 9b (c) teamBMC

[VIDEO] Steve McClure climbs Britain’s hardest climb: Rainman 9b

Where is your limit? Would you recognise it? For Steve McClure it’s an endless series of matchstick edges and nothing holds, high above the Yorkshire Dales. If this climb was one move longer, it would still be a dream… instead it’s the UK’s hardest-ever climb.
Tom Brenzinger (c) Archiv Brenzinger

Powerquest Podcast: Tom Brenzinger

Tom Brenzinger alias "Mr. Lapis", wie ihn Interviewer Jürgen Reis in vorangegangenen Sendungen des Öfteren bezeichnete, ist in dieser MP3-Audiocast-Episode erstmals auf einem Podcast live on tape zu hören.
Heureka! - Neuland in Meteora (c) Felix Bähr

[VIDEO] Heureka! – Neuland in Meteora

Im griechischen Meteora haben kletternde Sachsen seit Generationen Spuren hinterlassen. Die Konglomerat-Riesen sind hoch und steil, die Touren zumeist ausgesetzt und schwer abzusichern. In den Wänden gibt es neben den Klassikern noch jede Menge Raum für spektakuläre Erstbegehungen.
Patrick Matros, Alex Megos und Dicki Korb (c) Hannes Huch

Powerquest Podcast: Alex Megos und Patrick Matros

Mit, zur Aufzeichnung der Sendung am 5. Februar 2018 nicht einmal 25 Jahren, ist Alex Megos längst teil der modernen Klettergeschichte – spätestens seit seiner On-Sight-Begehung von "Estado Critico" (9a) im Jahr 2013.
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+.
ROCKdays PillerseeTal 2018 (c) Defrancesco

ROCKdays PillerseeTal 2018

Die Kitzbüheler Alpen haben das ganze Jahr hindurch sportlich viel zu bieten. Sobald aber die ersten Sonnenstrahlen die nackten Felsen der Steinberge erwärmen, nehmen die Kletterfans die Region fest in ihre Hand.
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.
Einladung zum Petrohradské padání 2018 (c) Petr Resch

Einladung zum Petrohradské padání 2018

We would like to invite all bouldering enthusiasts to the fifteenth anniversary of the open-air bouldering contest – Petrohradské padání. At the occasion of this anniversary, the new guidebook for the Žihle area is going to be published, with more than 2000 boulder problems of all difficulties.
Draußen klettern ist anders (c) Deutscher Alpenverein

[VIDEO] Draußen klettern ist anders

Draußen ist schöner… aber gewusst wie! Nach einem langen Winter raus an den Fels, das ist nicht nur für Kletterneulinge eine große Umstellung. Die beiden Wettkampfkletterinnen Helen Danco und Catrin Gorzellik geben Tipps für den Start in die Klettersaison.
Barbara Zangerl and Nina Caprez on 'Neverending Story' (8b+) (c) Alpsolut Moving Pictures

[VIDEO] Barbara Zangerl and Nina Caprez on „Neverending Story“ (8b+)

The Neverending Story (Unendliche Geschichte) 8b+ was established by Beat Kammerlander in 1991. At that time it was the hardest multipitch route of the world. Now, over 25 years later the route has just seen 2 repetitions.
Patxi Usobiaga on "Pachamama" (9a+/b) (c) PucSeriestraining

[VIDEO] Patxi Usobiaga on „Pachamama“ (9a+/b)

Patxi Usobiaga takes us through the process of what it was like to climb a route he had attempted 8 years ago in Oliana, Spain when he felt he was at his peak. That was before his life changed and climbing took a backseat.
Chasin' the Rubbish 2018 in Fontainebleau (c) Black Diamond

Chasin‘ the Rubbish 2018 in Fontainebleau

Am Osterwochenende organisiert Black Diamond bereits zum siebten Mal die "Chasin-the-Rubbish" Aufräumaktion im französischen Bouldergebiet Fontainebleau. Vom 30. März bis 2. April werden Athleten und Mitarbeiter von Black Diamond dort nicht nur Müll einsammeln, sonder auch versuchen, andere Kletterer für einen verantwortlichen Umgang mit der einzigartigen aber fragilen Natur von Fontainebleau zu sensibilisieren.

TIPP DER REDAKTION

Erstbegehung von 'Silberrücken'' (8a+ MSL) am Rotbrätt durch Schaeli und Siegrist (c) Frank Kretschmann

Erstbegehung von „Silberrücken“ (8a+ MSL) am Rotbrätt durch Schaeli und Siegrist

Die beiden schweizer Alpinisten Stephan Siegrist und Roger Schaeli konnten im Juni 2019 mit "Silberrücken" eine neue Route durch die Rotbrätt Westwand an der Jungfrau als erste Kletterer erfolgreich begehen.

PRODUKTE

'Peak Performance' von Dr. Guido Köstermeyer (c) tmms-Verlag

Buchvorstellung: „Peak Performance“ von Dr. Guido Köstermeyer

Die Trainingslehre des Ex-Bundestrainers Guido Köstermeyer umfasst alle Bereiche des Konditionstrainings, vom Kraft-, über das Kraftausdauertraining, bis hin zum Ausgleichstraining.

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.