Climbing destinations

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standard Climbing in Saint Leger, France

  News spreaded like wildfire. There was this place, this Gorge, with long overhanging routes in the upper grades and potential that could possibly last a life time. La Baleine or better known as just Saint Leger, this crag lies […]

kastlwand

standard 5 nicest Climbing spots for newbies in Bavaria

The summer is near and the climbing season is reaching its peak. Spring time is the perfect season to bring fresh air in your lungs after months of training in the indoor gym. Yayy! Recently someone asked us if we […]

Hikes - Trials - Via-Ferrata

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standard SportScheck OutdoorTestival 2014 – Via-Ferrata E.Castiglione

Four days at the OutdoorTestival 2014 powered by SportScheck , packed with action sports during the day and “after work” parties at night proved a challenge not only for the body but brains too. But four fun-filled, impressive days worth remembering! We had luck with the weather […]

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standard Tegernseer Hütte – Roß und Buchstein

It has been blogged at least 1001 times. So this is review #1002 on a classical hike you can’t miss once you are in the vicinity of the Tegernsee Lake. The Tegernseer Hütte is built up on a saddel between […]

Anything & everything

El Teide, almost without snow on the other side

gallery Tenerife, the Island of Eternal Spring

The cliffs in Tenerife, a mixture of red, orange and black. And when you least expect it, there were granules everywhere, and young greens that spout out of the moon landscape right before the 3rd highest volcanic mountain in the world, […]

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standard Franz Modritz – how we remember him

Looking through my archives, it became clear to me once again how many climbing adventures we’ve had together with Franz. It began in Chateauvert, France in the late 90-ties. Our adventures. Our climbs together. The sunny days, the laughter, the […]

Lago di Braies, Italy / Dolomites

gallery The shades and tints of Autumn

My favourite time of the year is the autumn. It’s the time when temperatures are still warm in the day, but cold at night. It is also the time when the mountains appear in beautiful bright colours, making them a pretty […]

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standard Supermoon – Catch me if you can

Twilight Micro-Adventures The Supermoon comes around after every 14 full moons. “A supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon or a new moon with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit, resulting in […]

Gear reviews

Osprey

standard Osprey Kestrel 38 test review

The Osprey Kestrel 38 is a back pack that is light and durable. It makes the perfect partner to go on day trips or multiple day hikes to the mountains. My old back pack had more than 10 years down […]

The North Face DNP Hoodie

standard The North Face DNP hoodie review

The DNP hoodie jacket from the North Face is a lightweight, windproof and insulated synthetic mid-layer or outer jacket to accompany you in your mountain adventures. Using Primaloft One as an insulation, this jacket warms you even when it’s wet. […]

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standard Source WLP Low Profile Hydration System Review

“.. give me this water, that I thirst not ..” vers John 4:15 When John said that centuries back, he wasn’t joking. Water is the most important element in our body, in the world, in our life cycle. Without water, the life cycle […]

Tips

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standard Christmas gifts and ideas 2014

  The Outdoor Blogger Advent Calender , initiated by Sven from aufundab.eu works like a chain letter during the Advent. Each day, for 24 days, a different outdoor Blogger tells their story to their gusto. It is a chance for you […]

Tips on Gear Care

standard How to make your climbing gear last almost forever

Frankly speaking, before the hype came, back in the 80ties and 90ties, rock climbers were probably the nightmare of every sales manager. They were one of the worst target groups to make profit from. They wore their clothing until there […]