News, Tips and important information

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News & PR

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News
DAV Expedkader in the Bigwallcamp
Between placements, cracks and portaledges. The men's DAV expedition squad at the bigwall camp in Ticino.
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Press
EDELRID PINCH Receives ISPO Award
The new EDELRID PINCH belay device wins the ISPO Award 2024 as an innovative new product at OutDoor by ISPO 2024.
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New EDELRID and Red Chili Products for 2025
These are the exciting new and further developments from EDELRID and Red Chili.
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Important information on the future of GEAR PILOT
Unfortunately, we will be withdrawing our PPE inspection app GEAR PILOT from the market at the end of 2024. Here you will find our recommendations for alternative apps as well as instructions for data export and import.
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Stories
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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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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Competition: Your NEW OHM
Win one of five brand-new OHM before the official delivery date - our preload resistor for climbers with a large weight difference.
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Stories
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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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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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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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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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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Stories
© (c) Daniel Hug
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 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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Press
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 Grows in Europe
The Allgäu Rope Manufacturer Is Expanding Its Production Capacities and Establishing EDELRID Slovakia s.r.o.
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Stories
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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Press
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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Stories
Story: “Good Water Tower”
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News
160 years of rope history - this year we celebrate our 160th anniversary
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Stories
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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Stories
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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Stories
Story: Mossoul 9b/b+ by Loic Zehani
What a crazy day
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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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Press
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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„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 & Tommy Caldwell announce new North American Athletes
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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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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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The Inventor of the ABS Avalanche Backpack Becomes Part of the Edelrid Group
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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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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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Cortina: the perfect setting for EDELRID’s summer campaign
Top international climbers visit the Dolomite classics
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Tropical Islands Photo Shoot - Press release
Working at Dizzying Heights
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EDELRID Launch
Eine Plattform rund um die Freude und Sicherheit beim Klettern & im Bergsport
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Campaigns
Competition #ClimbGreen Lounge
#ClimbGreen-Lounge
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My Vertical Freedom - by EDELRID
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Tips, Ideas & Knowledge

EDELRID Gift Guide 
Weihnachten steht vor der Türe, hier findet ihr die besten Geschenke fürs Bouldern, Klettern und Bergsteigen!
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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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EDELRID Technologies
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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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Recalls

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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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