“Mountaineering is not accessible to moral value judgements. And yet: People who regularly take big risks in the mountains must be considered either profoundly selfish, or incapable ot sympathy for those who love them.” - Robert Macfarlane
The Bikepacking Framebag Manufacturer List got an update with new European & US-American manufacturers!
K2, Völkl, Marker: Top Sports Brands are up for Sale.
Drink Ice Cream Beer to fight Global Warming.
Win a pretty XXL Outdoor Calendar. [German]
Great discussion over on my The Power of Gear Photos post - weigh in with your opinion!
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Will one of the hardest climbs on the Planet soon see a Second Ascent?
Ulirich introduces you to the beautiful Lightcatcher Art Project. [German]
Looking for the World’s lightest hardshell? Maybe it’s the Montane Minimus 777 Pull-On Jacket!
Join the Go Out MYOG Camp next weekend!
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A hike to the Rietburg. [German]
Chad got up early with his ultralight pack for an hike to Mt Roger’s & Grayson Highlands.
Escaping the fog on the Jura High-Route. [German]
The 2016 Kelpie Kampout.
Weissmies, 4017 m high. [Polish]
Gerald hikes the Via Dinarica into Croatia. [German]
Sven is back on his Mountainbike after 20 years. [German]
Matthias finished his 3.000 km hike through Austria - congratulations!
Retruning to Europe through Eastern Germany.
And Sabine is no longer a backpacker. [German]
Dennis reviews the Páramo Pasco Jacket.
DIY Detergent from chestnuts. [German]
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