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Winter Sports

Winter Sports

When it starts to snow, you’re ready to go – be it with your skis, snowshoes or your sledge! If you want to stay up to date with winter sports, then check out our helpful articles here.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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GORE-TEX® products are particularly robust and durable. To make the most of these benefits for as long as possible, regular care of clothing is essential. This is the only way to ensure that the dry treatment always performs reliably and can optimally protect the ambitious hiker, mountaineer and outdoor enthusiast from adverse weather conditions. This […]

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Wiebke

Watching the sunset from the summit is a wonderful thing – romantic, dreamlike and sometimes breath-taking. But as the daylight slowly fades, you face a problem: without additional lighting, the descent can be difficult and even dangerous. And because you might need to use your hands for other things than holding a torch, a head […]

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They feel huge, some of them look quite spacy and sometimes you wonder if the person behind them can see anything through these colorful glass lenses. But why do the lenses have to be so colorful? Is it just design or is it function? We have collected the most important facts about ski goggles, so […]

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At first glance, glacier glasses may look like somewhat large sunglasses. But, they’re typically more expensive. Why? What can glacier glasses do that other sunglasses can’t? What makes glacier glasses so special and how do they defer from other sunglasses? Questions upon questions… Here come the answers! Regardless of whether you’re on a glacier, in […]

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Florian K.

If you’ve already conquered a mountain, then you’ve probably heard this sentence before: “Whew, the air is getting thin up here…” This isn’t noticeable on a classic hill walk or via ferrata but you’ll notice it whilst mountaineering at altitudes between 3,000 and 4,000 metres. But, the air isn’t necessarily getting “thin”, but the number […]

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If you want to buy a backpack nowadays, you are suddenly faced with a huge number of different models and applications. There are daypacks, travel backpacks, trekking and touring backpacks, extra ski touring and climbing backpacks. However, what is hidden behind all these terms and what kind of backpack do I need for myself? We […]

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Through advances in technology and scientific insights, all sports – along with the materials that go with them – are constantly being developed. This has enormous consequences, especially for skiing. The sport keeps getting faster, you ski down steeper faces, dare to take bigger jumps and do more crazy tricks. This is all well and […]
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