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HOME IS AN ATMOSPHERE

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The question isn't "where is home?" The question is "what is home?" Sometimes you need to go far to understand it. Simon Messner found his answers in Pakistan, alone, on Geshot Peak.

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Thomas Friedrich Interview – Project Preparation X-Alps

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Tommy Friedrich is having a good year. Despite the lack of racing due to Corona, he’s been working hard and looking to the future. We caught up with him after his impressive joint 3rd place in this year’s Eigertour hike&fly race to ask him a few questions.

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A SPEED HIKING ADVENTURE:
IT’S NOT A GAME

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It would be unimaginable that people whose job it is to develop, design and create tools to live your dreams in the mountains were not themselves eager to spend in the mountains as much time as possible.

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2020-10-09 09:00:00

HOME IS AN ATMOSPHERE

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The question isn't "where is home?" The question is "what is home?" Sometimes you need to go far to understand it. Simon Messner found his answers in Pakistan, alone, on Geshot Peak.

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2020-09-29 09:00:00

Cazzanelli and Maguet: the concatenation of the Matterhorn and the Dent D’Herens

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The Matterhorn and the Dent D’Herens: the alpine guide, Cazzanelli, and the athlete, Maguet, complete the concatenation in 15 hours and 57 minutes, with a 4,300 m climb and 35 km of ground travelled.

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2020-09-21 09:00:00

Learning to fly

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My senses are tingling with excitement at the thought of the wing and of flying. As soon as I get my hands on it, I head straight out onto the field. I unpack it, clip in and get it up in the air. Well, I try to...

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2020-08-25 09:00:00

Thomas Friedrich Interview – Project Preparation X-Alps

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Tommy Friedrich is having a good year. Despite the lack of racing due to Corona, he’s been working hard and looking to the future. We caught up with him after his impressive joint 3rd place in this year’s Eigertour hike&fly race to ask him a few questions.

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2020-07-30 11:00:00

My first time climbing a glacier

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I had never climbed the high alps when my friends asked me to come with them on a two-day outing on Mount Adamello, accompanied by two alpine guides, Manuel and Emanuele.

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2020-07-20 11:00:00

Backpack on my shoulders, heart in my throat

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It's 3:00 am. Despite the fact that I've been trying to nod off for hours, my mind is having none of it. It keeps wandering, perhaps wanting only to make sure that what I am experiencing is not a dream.

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2020-07-16 09:00:00

Thomas Friedrich reports his first Eigertour Race

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The Eigertour 2020 is over. I ended up in 3rd place together with Hannes Kämpf but I think the most important thing is I had four incredible days in this impressive scenery around Grindelwald.

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2020-07-10 09:00:00

Mark Oberlechner: About Me

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After many years and countless climbing trips, for the more curious among us, there comes a point when we start to wonder what else our local mountains have to offer. What else can we add to the mix? And so, of course, the idea of paragliding comes to mind...

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2020-06-30 11:00:00

Danilo Sartore Bivouac

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The forecast for the next few hours is rain. A lot of rain. But we really want to get away and go back to the mountains. What should we do? Head up anyway or sit this one out?

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2020-06-24 11:00:00

A Trekking Adventure: The Corsican journey

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Of course, there are thousands of places where you can experience the wild beauty of nature without going very far from home. Between France and Italy, in the middle of the Mediterranean, there is an island that perfectly embodies this wild splendour: Corsica.

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