Stichwörter Beiträge mit Stichwort "Big Wall"

Big Wall

A Speed Ascent: Zenyatta Mondatta (c) Dave Coy

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.

"Freerider" (5.13a) on El Capitan (c) Jacob Cook

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

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).

Hazel Findlay's Secret To Freeing El Cap - 'Just Try' (Cedar Wright Climbing Reels, Ep. 7) (c) EpicTV

Hazel Findlay is not just one of the best and boldest female trad climbers around, she's one of the best regardless of gender. But, what makes Hazel truly special is her down-to-earth personality, which shines through in this video.

The Hallucinogen Wall (c) Black Diamond Equipment

"Climbers looked at it and said, 'You'd have to be hallucinating to see a route up there'" recalls Hallucinogen Wall first ascensionist Jim Newberry. Upping the ante, Nik Berry and Hayden Kennedy sought to climb this massive Wall in Colorado's Black Canyon free.

World's Hardest Climb Goal of Yosemite Wall Climber (c) National Geographic

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.

Tommy Caldwell Climbing Pitch 15 - The Dawn Wall

On January 14, 2015, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson made the first free ascent of The Dawn Wall on Yosemite's El Capitan. Watch Tommy climb pitch 15 (5.14c) in this first footage released by the film crew on the wall. "The crux holds of pitch 15 are some of the smallest and sharpest holds I have ever attempted to hold onto," Tommy wrote on his Facebook page.

Kevin Jorgeson und Tommy Caldwell nach ihrem Durchstieg der Dawn Wall (c) adidas Outdoor

Heute Nacht unserer Zeit sind Kevin Jorgensen und sein Partner Tommy Caldwell die bekannte Dawn Wall am El Capitan im Yosemite National Park frei durchstiegen.

Dawn Wall Push: Pitch 15

Nun habe es Tommy Caldwell und Kevin Jorgeson also nach 19 Tagen endlich geschafft, die Dawn Wall am El Capitan im Yosemite Valley als Erste frei zu durchsteigen. Die Begehung wurde zuletzt live auf einem Nachrichtenkanal übertragen, die Tagesschau widmete der Geschichte eine mehr als fragwürdige Berichterstattung und selbst der US-amerikanische Präsident Barack Obama ließ es sich nicht nehmen, den beiden Kletterern zu gratulieren. Ein Marketing Coup wie aus dem Lehrbuch!

Mayan Smith-Gobat and Libby Sauter - Women's Speed Record on El Capitan

Some records are just meant to be broken. Mayan Smith-Gobat and Libby Sauter just knew that the women's speed record for the ascent of The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, California was their's for the taking.



150 Jahre DAV: Erste Infos zum Jubiläumsjahr 2019 (c) Deutscher Alpenverein

Im kommenden Jahr feiert der Deutsche Alpenverein seinen 150. Geburtstag. Die Bandbreite der Themen und Termine ist riesig.