PURE MOUNTAIN BLOG
FIRST ASCENT OF MUZTAGH TOWER'S BLACK TOOTH
"Martin and I were sitting in the snow, exhausted from the seemingly endless tracking through difficult snow conditions combined with bad sight. We were sitting - for the very first time on this day - at an altitude of about 6,500 m."
WHAT CLIMBING GEAR DO YOU NEED?
Climbing covers a whole load of different disciplines, all with their specific types of gear, techniques and training. Most of us train at a climbing gym. But lead climbing outdoors is where you want to be.
CLOSING A CHAPTER
Simon Gietl climbed the 21 pitches of “Can you hear me?” with his partner Andrea Oberbacher on the west face of Cima Scotoni. The route brought out many different emotions, both happy and sad.