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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 YOU NEED?

WHAT CLIMBING GEAR DO YOU 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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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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