The final three videos with Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker explaining the climbing techniques needed for getting up cracks: offwidth, gear and gear placements and taping.
The first three short videos to learn the art of climbing cracks, a useful tutorial which examines everything from finger cracks to how to tape up
Planetmountain.com goes online today with its Gallery, the zone dedicated to mountain photography, climbing, alpinism, trekking, and skiing, with currently more than 10,000 photos.
The American magazine Outside has chosen Planetmountain as one of world's best 10 climbing sites.
Salewa has emitted a recall and substition for the carabiner Salewa Hot G2 Bent colour 0999/ red Article Code: 1557 – limited to the serial numbers 02 11 and 03 11
The French company Petzl has issued a recall which concerns its GRIGRI 2’s (D14 2O, D14 2G, D14 2B ) with the first five digits of the serial number between 10326 and 11136.
The British Mountaineering Council has issued important Campus Board advice aimed primarily at children and teenagers.
Registration is now online for the Austrian winter "Snow & Avalanche Awareness Camps" aimed at off-piste skiers and and snowboarders.
Last Wednesday the ISPO Winter 2009, the largest outdoor trade show in the world, drew to a successful end for both exhibitors and visitors. In the following article we attempt to analyse the current state of new products and the "anti-crisis" trend.
From 23 to 25 May 2008 the Garda Trentino will host the Outdoordays, the open-air trade fair for everyone to test gear and participate in outdoor activities.
On 30/01/08 the European Outdoor Group announced its decision to keep the OutDoor in Friedrichshafen, Germany, until 2013.
Petzl has recalled all SARKEN crampon models.
In our Lab we analyse the AKU Stone XCR, an approach shoe which combines light weight, durability and excellent grip for all types of terrain.
Simple, functional, lightweight and robust Gore-tex Paclite jacket.
On 10/02 in Grenoble the golden ice axe, the mountaineering oscar 2005, was awarded to Steve House and Vincent Anderson for their new route up the Rupal Face on Nanga Parbat.
On 13/11/2004 at 21.00 Ermanno Salvaterra, Alessandro Beltrami and Giacomo Rossetti reached the top of Cerro Torre via a new direct route up the East Face of Cerro Torre, Patagonia.
Jenny Lavarda and Flavio Crespi won the Italian Difficulty Championships in Penne last weekend, while Christian Bindhammer and Damaris Knorr won the German Championship in Scheidegg
at the Roaches Ben Heason climbs Final Destination E8 6c, while at Black Rocks Tom Briggs adds The Devil is in the Details E7 7a
On 17/09/2003 a ravaging fire destroyed one of Italy's premier climbing wall manufacturers Ecogrips, the climbing shop Vertical Sport, and the climbing wall Action House in Trento, northern Italy