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Nordic walking, fitness in contact with nature

The warmer months are the right time to start doing physical activity. Which sport to choose? One good idea could be Nordic walking, a work-out for the whole body and an outdoor sport. This is walking with the aid of special poles, introduced in Finland as summer training for cross-country skiers. This sport soon became […]

Spring: new colours to discover in the mountains

  Spring is the season when nature is reborn: the world transforms, offering us all new colours and landscapes. A new discovery—be it small or large—with every step, admiring and experiencing everything biodiversity and the environment have to offer. The first flowers that peek out from the grass, the roar of the rushing waters from […]

Via Mamma Sandra  – November 2017

A test run of “Mamma Sandra”, val di Zemola (above Erto), in the area of the Dolomites known as Oltrepiave. Level of difficulty: 7b This wonderful route was established by Daniele Geremia, Nicolò Cadorin and Maurizio Fontana in March of 2017. We are in a forgotten valley overlooking the south face of Mount Duranno, in […]

Tower Extreme LX GTX

The ideal shoes for trekking on glaciers and at very low temperatures. Every expert trekker and mountain climber needs a product suited to their excursions: Garmont has devised, researched and produced Tower Extreme LX GTX which, thanks to its materials and structure, allows maximum safety and comfort. These shoes are made of elastic materials, ideal […]

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 […]