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Mountaineering

Mountaineering

High, higher, highest! If you’re the kind of Alpine Trekker who enjoys reaching the summit, even with a difficult ascent, then the “mountaineering & alpine touring” category is the place to be.

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by Alpinetrek-Expert

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If you enjoy spending lots of time outdoors, then you need to be optimally protected against the elements. Whether you opt for a waterproof hardshell jacket, an insulating down or synthetic jacket or a softshell jacket that can protect you against the wind will entirely depend on where and how you’ll use it. While functional […]

by Alpinetrek-Expert

Simon

For many people, roaming alone through the vast mountains of Norway, the Cairngorms in Scotland or similarly deserted hiking areas is pure fulfilment, the supreme discipline in hiking or trekking. The peace and quiet and self-imposed solitude make solo tours a very special experience. You are completely on your own and have to make all […]

by Alpinetrek-Expert

Simon

If you’re in the market for a simple-to-use stove, then an alcohol stove is the way to go. These stoves are affordable and barely require any maintenance. They’re fuelled by denatured alcohol, which is ethanol that has bitter additives to make it toxic and undrinkable. In outdoor use, the stoves have a special type of […]

by Alpinetrek-Expert

Fritz

If slacklines get longer, they not only become more difficult to walk on, but the construction of a longer line – from approx. 25 – 30 m – becomes more and more of a challenge. Longlines in the range of 30 – 40 m can be tensioned with a low-stretch strap just with two large […]

by Alpinetrek-Expert

Guest author

Closed climbing gyms. Closed yoga studios. Closed gyms. No mountain tours. No sports meetings. Welcome to spring 2020. On all channels we are provided with home workouts, online fitness classes and yoga sessions. The idea of simply continuing to do your sport (in an adapted way) within your own four walls is of course great […]

by Bergfreund

Jörn

Go up to the mountains, they said. It’s nice there, they said. But no one mentioned that it can also be quite exhausting. And certainly no one mentioned that it could have been significantly more pleasant with sticks. It is one of those “aha” moments that you experience every now and then when climbing mountains. […]

by Alpinetrek-Expert

Lisa

Today we want to take a look at the topic of ultra-light walking and ultra-light trekking. We’ll take a look at how I came to explore this topic, what entering into the ultra-light touring world looks like and what you should consider when doing so. Ultra-light – that’s what I’m talking about The term ultra-light […]

by Bergfreund

Jörn

Last Sunday I went to the forest to look for mushrooms. Unfortunately, it had rained the night before, so I was expecting it to be pretty muddy. Normally I wear worn out running shoes or my approach shoes when I’m heading into the forest, but because it was looking muddy, I decided to wear my […]
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