Month: November 2018

Update on the safety problem with deflection chain

Update on the safety problem with deflection chain

New information from the manufacturer Fixe Already in the summer of 2015, the DAV safety research was sent a torn…

Women on the rise

Mountain sports and mountaineering was for a long time considered a purely male domain. Until the 1970s, there were still…

Start of the autumn hiking season

Start of the autumn hiking season

The current cold front has ended the beautiful late summer. At present it is snowing down to less than 2000…

Hot Summer in the Alps – Impact on Mountains, People and Huts

Hot Summer in the Alps – Impact on Mountains, People and Huts

The persistent and very hot summer weather period brought many people to the mountains this summer, causing water scarcity on…

Behavior during storms in the mountains

Behavior during storms in the mountains

Correct behavior in bad weather in the mountains Thunderstorm – fascinating and threatening. Thunderstorms are one of the most dangerous…

Climbing in Germany

Climbing in Germany

The interest in rock climbing and bouldering increased strongly in the past years. This development is also reflected in the…

Disciplines in climbing in germany

Disciplines in climbing in germany

1. The German Alpine Club (DAV) The DAV was founded on May 9, 1869 and is the largest mountain sports…

Mountain Accident Statistics

Mountain Accident Statistics

Mountain sports risk as low as ever – with one exception So low was the risk never before, to kill…

Important items on tour

Important items on tour

Alone or in a group, on comfortable mountain trails or as a challenging summit tour, in the low mountain range…

Excursion destinations – Odenwald

Excursion destinations – Odenwald

What you should have experienced in the Odenwald and on the mountain road. What can we do with the children…