Ice Climbing Gear: Must Have Equipment | List & Guide

Specialized discipline, sport, recreational fun: ice climbing can take on many roles and also releases many feelings. A tremendous adrenaline rush can be found here as well as the feeling of freedom. Climbing on ice formations of breathtaking mountains and glaciers, you can also feel directly connected with nature. No … Read more

Best Solo Rock Climbing Shoes | List & Guide

Today’s climbing shoes have existed for 40 years. Even if much has changed over time. If you want to go solo climbing, you need the right footwear, but above all suitable buying advice.  So that it does not come to the wrong purchase in the unmanageable huge selection, we want … Read more

Petzl Noctilight Review – The Transforming Headlamp/Lantern

On tour, you’re grateful for any free space in your backpack. That’s why outdoor and mountain sports equipment manufacturers like to bring combi devices onto the market that save space, make your bags more manageable and are practical. We’ll introduce you to one such device today.  It is a protective … Read more

Petzl Actik vs. Actik Core | Complete Comparison Guide

Who doesn’t know it? The planned tour drags on longer than expected. Especially in autumn and spring, darkness can quickly take you by surprise. Also other suddenly occurring poor visibility conditions are not to be underestimated.  To be able to complete the tour safely, you need a powerful headlamp. If … Read more

Roped Solo Climbing – The Basics, Equipment, Mindset & Tips

Solo climbing is first of all a hobby that combines numerous positive aspects: You are out in the fresh air, unless you are climbing indoors, and you are physically active. In the process, you use all the muscles that are quickly underutilized in everyday life. In addition, you strengthen your … Read more

GriGri vs. ATC | The Ultimate Belay Device Showdown!

GriGri* from Petzl and ATC* from Black Diamond are both belay buckles designed for climbers, but which is the more effective belay device?  This question is not so easy to answer, because both fuses have their advantages and disadvantages as well as preferred areas of application. In the following article, … Read more

Petzl Sequoia vs. Treemotion | Complete Comparison Guide

For arborists and other professional workers in nature, the right protective equipment such as a climbing harness is indispensable. But the market is huge, so it is often difficult to keep track of which product is really good and meets your needs.  In the following, we will therefore compare the … Read more

Do You Need Gloves for Rock Climbing? – Detailed Guide

Experts and sport climbers do not quite agree on whether gloves make sense or not and whether beginners should be advised to use gloves at all.  Climbing gloves* are designed to protect the skin on the hands when using ropes when climbing and abseiling. They are therefore especially useful to … Read more

How Long Does it Take to Climb Mount Everest? 2 Months!

Nowhere is one so close to the sky as on the top of Mount Everest, they say. In fact, the Qomolangma, as it is called in Tibetan, is the highest mountain on earth at 8848 meters above sea level.  Although the mountain has cost countless lives, it still evokes a … Read more

Climbing Without Chalk Outdoor or Indoor: Pro & Contra

Whether on the rock or on the wall in the climbing gym, magnesia or chalk* is not to be missed. But there are also voices against the use of the white material. Since the 70s of the last century, it is common practice in the sport climbing world to use … Read more