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Climbing Gear for alpine climbing Eiger Mittellegi Ridge (Mittellegigrat) | Climbing Vlog Ep. 2

Climbing Gear for alpine climbing Eiger Mittellegi Ridge (Mittellegigrat) | Climbing Vlog Ep. 2

So we’re back from Switzerland and I want to walk through the different equipment that we used to climb the Eiger through the Mittellegi Ridge First of all, I brought my Petzl Summit Evo, which is a really really cool mountaineering axe it is super lightweight it has all the right features that you need …

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EDELRID Knowledge Base – Sturz in die Selbstsicherung

EDELRID Knowledge Base – Sturz in die Selbstsicherung

When climbing, we often use slings to secure ourselves at the belay. Since these are static, fatal problems can quickly occur if used incorrectly. Let’s take a closer look at that today. Welcome to the EDELRID Knowledge Base. In our test facility we have recreated the hanging in the self belay. This down here is …

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Treating knee injuries with a rice bandage on an alpine tour – Tutorial (37/43) | LAB ROCK

Treating knee injuries with a rice bandage on an alpine tour – Tutorial (37/43) | LAB ROCK

Knee injuries to ligaments, tendons and meniscus are often caused by falls, although the meniscus can also suffer damage from a twisting movement under load. And during the descent, when you’re already tired and less coordinated in your movements you can easily stumble or slip, which can also result in a knee injury. No matter …

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Arctic Winter Alpine – A Potential First Ascent in Northern Norway

Arctic Winter Alpine – A Potential First Ascent in Northern Norway

We’re in the harbour of Sorvagen, on the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway. It’s early March, and we’re looking for new routes through the numerous faces surrounding us. A: New day, new start. M: Right! We are going on tour again. So today we climb a mountain that is right behind the village, and we’ve …

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Treating a shoulder injury when alpine climbing – Tutorial (33/43) | LAB ROCK

Treating a shoulder injury when alpine climbing – Tutorial (33/43) | LAB ROCK

A fall can often cause shoulder injuries such as bruising But the strain caused by constantly reaching upwards when climbing can also result in muscle pulls and tears. This mainly affects older climbers, who already have wear and tear on this joint. In the case of injuries caused by falling, particularly high impact falls where …

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First aid for a broken arm on an alpine tour – Tutorial (34/43) | LAB ROCK

First aid for a broken arm on an alpine tour – Tutorial (34/43) | LAB ROCK

Falls can often result in anything from cuts and bruises to fractures. This mainly affects the extremities, in other words the arms and legs. Fractures are either caused by a direct external impact, such as a fall or something hitting the bone or indirectly as a result of mechanical overload or twisting of the bone. …

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How to climb Dent du Géant (Dente del Gigante) | Alpine Climbing Vlog Ep. 9

How to climb Dent du Géant (Dente del Gigante) | Alpine Climbing Vlog Ep. 9

If you want to know how to climb the amazing Dent du Géant on the Mont Blanc massif then stay tuned. But first remember to subscribe to our channel to get more videos from alpine climbing around europe. I actually went to Chamonix early in August as well so remember to watch the videos from …