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How to prepare mentally, stay focused and keep motivated

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The Red Bull X-Alps is the world’s toughest adventure race, a gruelling 1,138km journey, across six countries from Salzburg to Monaco. So how do you keep motivated?

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Evolution

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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.

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Red Bull X-Alps 2019

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Founded in 2003 by Austrian pilots Hannes Arch and Ulrich Grill, the Red Bull X-Alps is an unparalleled test of human endurance.

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CAN YOU HEAR ME?

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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.

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ALTA VIA

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At the end of the day, the hardest thing of all is taking that first step. Overcoming that mental barrier. Getting rid of any fear, so that all that remains is the joy of roaming the mountains day after day.

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Mountain Haunts, Mountain Homes

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The snow cloaked the jagged mountains smoothing them into silky lines – ascents, descents, and unexplored peaks.

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Hiking is like being a lightweight pencil

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On Altripiani trips, we often find that we are the only people in a certain terrain at a certain time. We are surrounded by nature and have the privilege to take in the landscape and photograpgh it, with no one else around.

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No friends on powder days?

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One Polo, three pairs of skis, poles, skiboots and our four pieces of luggage. We were all set for the first Winter Alpine Campus - five days of pure mountain.

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HOW WE ARRIVED IN THE DOLOMITES AFTER ALREADY 4,500 KM HIKING

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Crossing Southern Europe on foot from West to East is a huge challenge. Since we started, 9 months ago in Portugal, we hiked something like 4,500 km across 5 countries.

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NORWAY

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I pull on my gloves; wiggling each finger into its warm protective nook. The Norwegian air swirls around me, kicking up snow, trying to persuade my judgment to turn back. My mind keeps me firmly planted though overpowering natures reasoning’s.

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DREAMS AND TIME

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I come from the seaside and since I was born I have only been involved in water-sports. However, when I was 23 I (re-)discovered the mountains.

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CHILDHOOD DREAMS COME TO LIFE

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My brother Bill and I always wanted to open our own route here, because this was probably the first mountain we set foot on as children.

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WHAT WE DO HERE

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Sometimes great challenges have nothing to do with higher mountains to be climbed, unknown areas to be explored, nothing to do with increasingly extreme sports....

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EVERY YEAR THE SAME

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By November, you can already feel your fingertips tingling. Restless, I cast a glance over the weather forecast, study the long-term weather prognoses and even consult folklore.

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