Simon Gietl free solos Lacedelli (7a) on Cima Scotoni
On 18 October 2018, Simon Gietl free soloed the Dolomites classic Via Lacedelli on the south-west face of Cima Scotoni.
Third Time a Charm?
The Red Bull X-Alps is the most challenging and awe-inspiring paragliding race that exists and may be the wildest and coolest adventure race on Earth.
My year of 2019 started with a bang. I climbed my hardest routes to date: “Riflessi” and “Cinque Uve”, graded 8c. But way more important is that I started to feel healthy again.
CAN YOU HEAR ME?
Certain absences certain emptiness, are so intense that they capture our attention like a light attracts moths. There are absences we notice more than a hundred thousand details.
CLIMB AND FLY AT THE END OF THE WORLD
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.
THIS WAS OVERLAND
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.
Simon Gietl & Mark Oberlechner make the first ascent of the “Kalipe” mixed tour on the north face of the Peitlerkofel
As the ice line started to form again this winter and the conditions were right, a vague idea turned into a fixed plan.
Simon Gietl and Patrick Seiwald climb new mixed route “Räuber Hotzenplotz”
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.
FRANCOIS CAZZANELLI JOINS THE SALEWA ATHLETE TEAM
We are pleased to announce a further new addition to our Athlete Team: Italian climber Francois Cazzanelli.
HUMANS OF THE ALPS
You can think of the Alps in many ways: a mountain range, a geographical region, a geological curiosity.