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North6 Project

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A few months back, the two professional alpinists and Salewa athletes Simon Gietl and Roger Schäli set an ambitious goal. Together they plan to climb and link together the six great north faces of the Alps – non-stop and by fair means.

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My Red Bull X-Alps

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It’s been an eventful year for Thomas Friedrich. The 20-year-old paraglider from Graz had a dream come true this summer when he took part in the Red Bull X-Alps.

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2020-12-15 09:00:00

Short roping

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There is a young man who wants to try something, to pursue a dream that was his father’s. Something that would be impossible without the right buddy; something that will not proof or change anything, besides the beauty of trying.

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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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2020-07-30 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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2020-06-30 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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2020-05-05 09:00:00

TREKKING THE RIDGE OF UČKA, CROATIA

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We were in Učka Nature Park. Trekking the entire ridge of this promontory had been in our plans for at least a couple of years.

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2020-04-20 17:00:00

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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2020-04-04 08:00:00

ANTIFRAGILITY

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Sometimes life calls us to face challenges which we would never have wanted to deal with. You can run away, or else you can tackle your fears. That is how tragedies become legends.

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