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HOW TO ADJUST YOUR BACKPACK

HOW TO ADJUST YOUR BACKPACK

The slope is steep, the ground uneven and the load heavy. Your number one ally for taking your mind off the strain on multi-day treks is a correctly adjusted backpack.

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT TREKKING SHOES?

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT TREKKING SHOES?

Your hiking footwear is probably the most important equipment you’ll ever buy. Making the right choice depends on what you want it for.

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HOW TO LEARN
ALPINE CLIMBING

HOW TO LEARN
ALPINE CLIMBING

The mountains are impressive, imposing and beautiful places with their steep faces, jagged pinnacles, crevassed glaciers and long alpine ridges. Alpine climbing means mountain climbing in high, often glaciated areas that can include scrambling and technical climbing in snow, rock or mixed terrain.

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WHAT CLIMBING GEAR DO I NEED?

WHAT CLIMBING GEAR DO I NEED?

Climbing covers a whole load of different disciplines, all with their specific types of gear, techniques and training.

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TYPES OF CLIMBING

TYPES OF CLIMBING

In many ways, sport climbing is more accessible than traditional rock climbing, both in terms of equipment and the skills required.

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HOW TO LAYER FOR SKI MOUNTAINEERING

HOW TO LAYER FOR SKI MOUNTAINEERING

Ski mountaineering is an intense activity. Moving through the mountains in winter means that you need to take everything that you need with you.

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HOW TO GET INTO SKI TOURING

HOW TO GET INTO SKI TOURING

Ski touring is a type of backcountry skiing, also called alpine touring or Randonnée. Ski touring makes use of special adapted touring skis and touring bindings that convert from free-heel to fixed-heel mode.

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AVALANCHE SAFETY: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

AVALANCHE SAFETY: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Knowledge is power. You need to be your own avalanche expert. Both for yourself and your partners.

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WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF SKIING?

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF SKIING?

These days it’s hard to imagine a world without skiing – that joy of clicking into your bindings, grabbing your poles and gliding down a mountain. Today, it counts as one of the biggest sports and leisure industries out there. But there are numerous types of skiing.

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HOW TO CHOOSE CRAMPONS?

HOW TO CHOOSE CRAMPONS?

Crampons are pieces of equipment that we attach to our shoes to improve traction when the ground is completely or partially frozen over, or if there is heavy snow.

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HOW TO PACK & ORGANIZE A HIKING BACKPACK

HOW TO PACK & ORGANIZE A HIKING BACKPACK

A well-packed backpack can make all the difference to enjoying your time in the mountains

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT GEAR AND CLOTHING FOR THE RED BULL X-ALPS

CHOOSING THE RIGHT GEAR AND CLOTHING FOR THE RED BULL X-ALPS

The Red Bull X-Alps is arguably the toughest adventure race in the world. The athletes cover over 1,0000 kilometres from Salzburg.

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PLANNING YOUR FOOD FOR HIKING MOUNTAINS

PLANNING YOUR FOOD FOR HIKING MOUNTAINS

Food is your fuel for any high-output activity, and mountaineering is certainly the kind of activity where what you eat will have a direct effect on your performance and endurance.

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MOUNTAINEERING SKILLS & TECHNIQUES NEEDED

MOUNTAINEERING SKILLS & TECHNIQUES NEEDED

Warm summer rock, crisp winter snow. Time spent in the mountains is simply incomparable. Climbing with friends and exploring wild places together creates strong bonds.

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HOW TO CHOOSE A SLEEPING BAG

HOW TO CHOOSE A SLEEPING BAG

Guter, erholsamer Schlaf hat einen enormen Einfluss darauf, ob eine Camping- oder Biwaknacht Spaß und Abenteuer bedeutet – oder zur Qual wird. Deshalb ist es wichtig, dass du sorgfältig überlegst, welcher Schlafsack am besten zu deinen Plänen und zur Umgebung, in der du dich aufhalten wirst, passt.

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HOW TO WASH A SLEEPING BAG

HOW TO WASH A SLEEPING BAG

Having a cosy night’s sleep can make a huge difference to the enjoyment of any night out camping or bivvying, so it’s important to spend some time carefully considering what sleeping bag is the right choice for the activities you’ll be undertaking and the environment you’ll be in.

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HOW TO CHOOSE HIKING PANTS

HOW TO CHOOSE HIKING PANTS

Hiking pants are an important part of your hiking or trekking wardrobe, especially for multi-day hikes. Finding the right pair that’s comfortable and suited to the kind of hiking you do, can make such a difference.

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HOW TO PREVENT ALTITUDE SICKNESS

HOW TO PREVENT ALTITUDE SICKNESS

High altitude sickness is a condition that is triggered by ascending to high altitudes without allowing your body the time to adjust, or acclimatise, as it’s known.

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