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Winter trekking: be prepared!

The mountains in winter are especially seductive as they showcase the changing scenery, keep the other seasons under wraps, and prepare to reveal them anew in reinvigorated shapes and colors. Meanwhile, the snowy landscapes give us a sense of freedom and release from our everyday routines. If you’re a trekking enthusiast, whether pro or a […]

Expedition Pakistan 2017 – Part II

Did you succeed in any of your first ascents you planned? H: To introduce the answer, I must say that we didn’t reach the Sugulu peak. We slept sixty metres in altitude under the peak with the remaining distance being a relatively easy climb. We got to this level on the fourth day at about […]

Expedition Pakistan 2017 – Part I

Do you know what it takes to climb a six-thousander on an expedition? A first ascent attempt in Karakoram. A couple of mountaineers Honza Haráč and Martin Ksandr from Ostrava, the Czech Republic, made an expedition in August this year to Sugulu, a six-thousander in Karakoram, Pakistan. They managed to climb the northern pillar as far […]

THROUGH YOUR EYES

Your body takes you where your mind decides to go. Amazing landscapes will fill you with emotion, you will overcome obstacles and unforeseen events, you will reach unexpected destinations thanks to your spirit of adventure and to Garmont, a reliable travelling companion. Which is your next destination? A snowy mountain peak? A walk among the […]

Good feel with Technology Heel

Heel Lock Heel Lock technology holds the foot firmly to fix the heel so as to avoid blisters and allow you to think only about enjoying the scenery and the walk without worrying about tiresome foot pain.   G-Heel G-Heel technology is designed to support you on unstable terrain. With a variable heel-hold system and […]

SUMMER BACKPACKING: TIPS AND TRICKS PART V

Let’s continue our backpacking trip with the fourth basic point. 4. Choosing your gear TENT: If you will be travelling with an experienced friend, let him choose the best tent solution and then split the weight. If not, consider these three characteristics when choosing a tent: Capacity: how many people does it sleep; Seasonality: expected weather conditions; […]

SUMMER BACKPACKING: TIPS AND TRICKS PART IV

  Let’s continue our backpacking trip with the third basic point. 3. Pack the essentials Now that you’ve found a friend to go into the wild with, and chosen the route you want to take, you have to pack your gear. Don’t forget the following for a safe and successful backpacking weekend. Pack a map and […]