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Climbing & Bouldering

Climbing & Bouldering

Climbing and bouldering are much more than just sports. They’re a lifestyle. So if you love them as much as we do, then this category will help you expand your knowledge about life on the vertical.

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by Alpinetrek-Expert

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If you enjoy spending lots of time outdoors, then you need to be optimally protected against the elements. Whether you opt for a waterproof hardshell jacket, an insulating down or synthetic jacket or a softshell jacket that can protect you against the wind will entirely depend on where and how you’ll use it. While functional […]

by Alpinetrek-Expert

Florian K.

Sport climbing and bolts. These days, they belong together like bouldering and low-cut trousers. Perhaps the reassuringly shiny silver metal found on crags has already helped you achieve undreamt-of performances. Or maybe you’ve cursed because you haven’t been able to sport a bolt. Set correctly, bolts significantly increase safety whilst rock climbing. But what is […]

by Alpinetrek-Expert

Fritz

If slacklines get longer, they not only become more difficult to walk on, but the construction of a longer line – from approx. 25 – 30 m – becomes more and more a challenge. Longlines in the range of 30 – 40 m can be tensioned with a low-stretch strap just with two large ratchets […]

by Alpinetrek-Expert

Guest author

You have to make a small trip around the world to the next bouldering hall or the next rock, and your climbing training suffers? Worry no more! In this article we show you the best training equipment for effective training at home. The ideal preparation for your next climbing session! The two most important tools […]

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Jörn

Anyone who has ever been in a climbing or bouldering hall will confirm it: As soon as you enter the hall, your gaze is drawn to the colourful variety of holds. Climbing holds in all imaginable colours and shapes are an essential part of training on artificial climbing walls. But what distinguishes a blue sloper […]

by Alpinetrek-Expert

Sebastian S.

Sometimes size does matter! For example crash pads that provide solid protection for extended, multi-level boulders. Fortunately, companies have also realised that boulderers prefer not to have to aim when falling. The result: this season there are more big crash pads available than ever before. Here’s an overview of the most important 2 sqm landing […]

by Alpinetrek-Expert

Florian K.

Is a clip stick a useful addition to your climbing equipment for ambitious rock climbers? Or is it more for indoor climbers, who find that the sometimes sparse protection on the rock makes them nervous? Firstly, what is a clip stick anyway? Shrewd sport climbers will recognise it immediately, it’s a stick with which you […]
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