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.
THE DIARY OF OVERLAND
On June 21st, 2018 our athlete Paul Guschlbauer started on the adventure of his lifetime. After a long period of research, planning, organisation and coping with a lot of major uncertainties, he decided to launch into the adventure together with his wife Magdalena and his 50-year-old propeller plane.
SALEWA RECEIVES FAIR WEAR FOUNDATION LEADER STATUS
The Fair Wear Foundation, a non-profit organisation, has confirmed that the Oberalp Group is making an outstanding commitment to ensuring fair working conditions at its suppliers.
It is early in the morning. The sunshine, which has just popped out above the plateau is beginning to caress the Pale’s tips.
PURE, TRUE, IMMENSE, UNIQUE. THE MOUNTAIN.
A few days have passed since what I can safely say was one of the most intense and real mountain experiences in my life.
LIFE ON THE VERTICAL
The clouds briefly disperse, and the towering peaks which stand watch over the village of San Martino di Castrozza, in the heart of the Dolomites, come into view. This, weather permitting, is our next destination.
So Close, Yet So Far
The goal was to get outside. The new shoes that had just arrived in the mail were extra motivation. I loved the first pair of Wildfire GTX's I had, but after years of abuse I needed a fresh pair.
“Can you hear me” - Rope solo first ascent Cima Scotoni
The South Tyrolean alpinist Simon Gietl stands at the summit. Can you hear me? He’s asking his friend. His friend who he promised to climb with on a new line up the west face of the Cima Scotoni.
Choosing Your Hiking Footwear
There’s nothing better than having comfortable and happy feet during a hike, and nothing worse than blisters, bruised toes and aching soles halfway along a trail.
Aaron Durogati wins individual and team classification for the 8th Red Bull Elements
Aaron Durogati lands himself a spot on the winners podium for a second time with the fastest time.