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Grande Circolo – an ode to our home

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South Tyrol is our home, our roots and our playground. The Grande Circolo is an ode to this region. It is an alpine tour along the regional borders by fair means.

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THIS WAS OVERLAND

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All four climate zones, seven time zones, two continents, 14 countries, 247 hours of flying, 180 days of pure adventure, endless peaks and valleys – that was the Overland project.

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KEEPING A SECRET

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It’s the beginning of summer, and at 3:45 am four mountaineers come out of the Oggioni Bivouac, a red box set on the side of Monte Disgrazia – Mount Disgrace.

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CLIMB AND FLY AT THE END OF THE WORLD

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Patagonia, with its terrible and legendary wind is by no means a popular paragliding destination. In fact nobody has ever flown in Patagonia. That is why Aaron Durogati decided to head over there and have a look.

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THIS WAS OVERLAND

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All four climate zones, seven time zones, two continents, 14 countries, 247 hours of flying, 180 days of pure adventure, endless peaks and valleys – that was the Overland project.

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Simon Gietl & Mark Oberlechner make the first ascent of the “Kalipe” mixed tour on the north face of the Peitlerkofel

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As the ice line started to form again this winter and the conditions were right, a vague idea turned into a fixed plan.

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Simon Gietl and Patrick Seiwald climb new mixed route “Räuber Hotzenplotz”

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On 26 December 2018, Simon Gietl and his partner in crime Patrick Seiwald opened a new and highly recommended mixed route in Tauferer Ahrntal in South Tyrol.

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FRANCOIS CAZZANELLI JOINS THE SALEWA ATHLETE TEAM

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We are pleased to announce a further new addition to our Athlete Team: Italian climber Francois Cazzanelli.

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HUMANS OF THE ALPS

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You can think of the Alps in many ways: a mountain range, a geographical region, a geological curiosity.

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ANNA STÖHR JOINS THE SALEWA ATHLETE TEAM

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We are strengthening our international Athlete Team by welcoming Anna Stöhr – one of the most ambitious and influential faces in the climbing world.

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NEW GROUND-UP ROUTE ON CIMA GRANDE BY ALPINE WALL TOUR TEAM

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The Alpine Wall Tour adventure continues. After completing the Alpine Trilogy, sending their first big wall climb ever and confirming their skills by making the ascents of challenging Pan Aroma and Spanish Route Jacek Matuszek and Łukasz Dudek decided to reach out for their biggest dream.

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Himjung 7092 West Ridge

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“Let’s go! Get up!” It’s 10pm on 31 October 2018. Things are slowly beginning to move inside the two-man tent on the foot of the west ridge of Himjung at 6180 metres above sea level.

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HEADING BACK

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Simon Gietl discovered the Karakorum mountains in a book: “Ogre”, written by Thomas Huber. He read it in a hospital bed, after one of his first winter ascents which did not have a perfect outcome.

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