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My Vertical Freedom - by EDELRID
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EDELRID Launch

Eine Plattform rund um die Freude und Sicherheit beim Klettern & im Bergsport

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Tropical Islands Photo Shoot - Press release

Working at Dizzying Heights

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Campaigns
Competition #ClimbGreen Lounge

#ClimbGreen-Lounge

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Become an exclusive EDELRID tester for our DY.EN.A Pants.
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Vertical News - The green edition
The Ecopoint concept by Lena Marie Müller

To get to climbing destinations, most of us require a car. To help save the planet during the climate emer- gency, we need more eco-friendly ways of getting about to pursue our hobbies. But what impact does our sport have on our carbon footprint anyway? And what climate-friendly means of transport exist for climbers? The future could lie in a new option – the Ecopoint.

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Vertical News - The green edition
Climbing and social Engagement in Brazil by Svana Bjarnason

This summer, I was given the opportunity to take part in an environmental, educational climbing project in Brazil. My home for three and a half weeks was the Maewan sailboat. The non-profit organization of the same name aims to promote collective wellbeing in a world with limited re- sources. 

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Vertical News - The green edition
#ClimbGreen by Tommy Caldwell

These days, you’d be hard pressed to find an outdoor enthusiast who’s a climate-change denier. Perhaps because we see forests that are on fire, walk on receding glaciers and climb mountains on which the snow is thawing and the rock disintegrating. It can seem quite a gloomy outlook until you remember that an inherent characteristic of climbers is their belief in the improbable. 

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Vertical News - The green edition
CSR at EDELRID − questions to Sarah

Bluesign®, EMAS and Fair Wear are just some of the items on Sarah Lenz’s everyday agenda. Sarah is EDELRID’s CSR manager and loves her job. CSR stands for Corporate Social Responsibility and she’s responsible for anyt- hing associated with sustainability, fair business practices and social stan- dards. And for this magazine too, because Climb Green and all the associa- ted issues wouldn’t be where they are today without Sarah

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Cortina: the perfect setting for EDELRID’s summer campaign

Top international climbers visit the Dolomite classics

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News for the 2023 season: Sustainable climbing products

The climbing brand Edelrid surprises again with innovative developments in climbing and mountaineering. For the summer collection 2023 the developers put their focus on sustainability: The ClimbGreen collection grows, so that the personal climbing equipment becomes bit by bit more environmentally friendly.

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Reinforcement for the EDELRID rope team: Vitus Wuhrer joins the Board of Directors

Vitus Wuhrer (30) has been strengthening the Board of Directors of EDELRID GmbH & Co.KG since August 1, 2022.

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The Inventor of the ABS Avalanche Backpack Becomes Part of the Edelrid Group
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FUSE - a moving fall arrester that sets new standards

FUSE offers an inimitably good glide up and down the rope from the first metre. In combination with the DEFUSER webbing shock absorber, a perfect complete system.

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MEGAWATT - the new, universal abseiling device

Intuitive handling and great versatility combined in a compact and lightweight design. That is the new MEGAWATT with only 495 g.

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EDELRID & Tommy Caldwell announce new North American Athletes
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„My Vertical Freedom Moment“ of our athletes

As the year 2022 is coming to an end and the new year is ahead of us, our athletes share their throwback to their climbing season with us. Have a look at their highlights and which moments made them feel their own Vertical Freedom the most. 

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EDELRID strengthens the climbing shoe brand Red Chili

In 1996, the climbing shoe brand Red Chili was founded by the two passionate climbers Stefan Glowacz and Uwe Hofstädter.

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From Head to toe „Climb Green“

Put your Climb Green outfit together with just a few clicks!

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Stories
Story: Sébastien Berthe flashes "Le Voyage" (E10) in Annot

What an incredible feeling to climb this wall for the first time, having the impression of knowing the route by heart. 

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Story: Mossoul 9b/b+ by Loic Zehani

What a crazy day

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Story: “Friends of Bohuslän”

The night I arrived I watched the movie “Crackoholic” (2005). This is the movie everyone watches before making a trip to Bohuslän, a granite tradclimbing area on the Westcoast of Sweden. Despite the high quality granite, Bohuslän isn’t very well known in central Europe.

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Story: Sébastien Berthe completes 100 x 7a Blocs in font

Hugo Parmentier and I completed our Mega-circuit project, one of our biggest projects of this year so far: sending 100 different 7A boulder in Fontainebleau in a day

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160 years of rope history - this year we celebrate our 160th anniversary
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Story: “Good Water Tower”
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Mountain sports specialist EDELRID celebrates 160 years on the verticals

EDELRID celebrates 160 years - an impressive piece of German climbing history with many ups and downs.

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ALPIN Komfort-Tipp: Harness HELIOS

In August, the mountain sports magazine ALPIN tested 10 climbing harnesses from different manufacturers in use on the rock, in the climbing hall and while walking. Our most comfortable climbing harness, the HELIOS, was awarded the ALPIN Komfort-Tipp.

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Story: Tracing the History of Sport Climbing: Ana Belén and Simon Padin in the Franconian Jura

Ana Belén and Simon Padin on the trail of redpoint climbing. In the middle of the Franconian Jura, surrounded by nature, the couple climbs some classics - mainly strong, holey, overhanging.

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EDELRID Grows in Europe

The Allgäu Rope Manufacturer Is Expanding Its Production Capacities and Establishing EDELRID Slovakia s.r.o.

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New Agency for EDELRID Work Safety Products in Denmark

EDELRID announces a partnership with Anders G. Fregerslev / Allresq.nu. starting 01.10.2023.

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EDELRID at the A+A in D

From 24 - 27 October 2023 it's that time again! The A+A in Düsseldorf, the world's largest trade fair for occupational safety, opens its doors and EDELRID will be there.

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Story: Symbol of his "Identität" - Simon Gietl on solo first ascent in the Dolomites

Simon Gietl manages challenging solo first ascent in his native South Tyrol. In 6 days he climbed the "Identität".

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EDELRID 2024 Work Safety Innovations

With its product developments 2024 EDELRID complements its Work Safety collection - whether industrial climbing, rescue operations or tree care, the Allgäu specialist for PPE offers innovative solutions.

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EDELRID PINCH: a Versatile Belay Device with Locking Support and Direct Harness Attachment

In launching the PINCH, EDELRID is presenting a new belay device with a locking function for sport climbing, multi-pitch routes, and rope access.

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EDELRID and Red Chili’s New Products for 2024

We are delighted to present the exciting new and evolved products from EDELRID and Red Chili.

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New Distributor for EDELRID PROFESSIONAL products in Sweden

EDELRID announces partnership with the Swedish company C2 Vertical Safety starting on 01.01.2024.

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Story: Sébastien Berthe finishes the third ascent of "Beyond" (9a+)

Seb Berthe climbs the 9a+ Beyond in the south of France and thus comes a step closer to his big goal for winter and spring 2023/2024: ascenting a 9b!

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Story: Svana Bjarnason – Light the Olympic Fire

Svana Bjarnason has been working hard since 2023 to qualify for the 2024 Olympic Games, where she will represent Iceland and her grandfather's roots.

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Campaigns
Vertical Freedom Rope Access Tour

Join us and experience our highlight products for rope access MEGAWATT and FUSE!

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Discover our #ClimbGreen collection

With our #ClimbGreen collection, we want to prove that sustainability can also be consistently implemented in the PPE sector without compromising on safety or performance.

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Story: Siebe Vanhee - Riders on the storm

On February 9th, 2024, atop Torre Central (2460m) in the Torres del Paine, Siebe and his team achieved the first team free ascent of this iconic route – spending over two weeks on the wall!

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Tips, Ideas & Knowledge

Instructions creative rope mat

If you have the time and patience, why not transform your old rope into a rope mat – for use at home or as a sit mat for camping or the crag. Those happy climbing experiences will all come flooding back every time you use it. 

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DIY Chalkbag - it's in your hands!

Limit your ecological footprint... and give yourself a unique present: The fleece-lined DIY chalk bag with drawstring to design yourself.

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GEAR PILOT - EDELRID

Divided into three unique and robust sections that include PPE inspection and maintenance, RENTALS administration, and a KNOW-HOW educational component that includes a comprehensive library of product knowledge and inspection documents, the EDELRID GEAR PILOT adds increased operational efficiencies and consolidates PPE programmatic needs into one concise and easy to use platform.

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Product Individualisation

Our helmet - your logo

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EDELRID Gift Guide 

Weihnachten steht vor der Türe, hier findet ihr die besten Geschenke fürs Bouldern, Klettern und Bergsteigen!

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Recalls

Via Ferrata EDELRID 2012

EDELRID is recalling all Via Ferrata sets of types Cable Lite, Cable Comfort, Brenta Comfort, Cable Lite 2.0 Cable Comfort 2.0, Cable Kit 4.0 and Cable Kit Xtra-Light Schuster as a precautionary measure from the market.

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2013 - Precautionary recall of EDELRID Via Ferrata Sets with a rope brake

Comprehensive testing by the mountaineering sports industry on old, used via ferrata sets has shown that used via ferrata sets with rope brakes may fail in the event of a fall.

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11.2015 - Statement strangulation 

In view of the safety warning issued by the Sicherheitskreis Seilkletteranlagen e.V. (SISKA) in November 2015 on the topic of symmetrical and asymmetrical lanyards in the context of strangulation risk assessments

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Call for exchange action of the TALON tree climbing

We kindly request you to ask every user, to check the TALON for potential damages before using it for climbing and to refrain from using it in case of damage.

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Warning CONECTO

Supplement dated 20 September, 2018

We point out that the products „Conecto", „Conecto Small" and „Conecto Swivel" from production year 2014 and forward, as far as in orginal and unmodified condition (these products are always delivered with black screws) are not affected to review for this call.

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Call for safety check HMS Bulletproof Triple/ Triple FG

Isny, 07/17/2018
EDELRID asks all owners of the HMS Bulletproof Triple and HMS Bulletproof Triple FG to inspect the rivets on the gates of their carabiners. Affected are carabiners with manufacturing codes 01/2018 and 02/2018.

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Precautionary call for a safety check on crampons with automatic binding

EDELRID is calling upon the owners of crampons with automatic binding to check the flattened end of the wire on the heel lever.

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UPDATE: Precautionary call for safety check of the EDELRID MEGA JUL

EDELRID is now calling on every owner of a MEGA JUL, regardless of the batch, to visually inspect the device for any abnormalities.

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