He become a climber thanks to a very special person who was his mentor. From this personal experience and the desire to live and support the passion for the alpinism, Steve House founded a no profit corporation called Alpine Mentors.
Last 24 September Paralympic skier Murat Pelit was presented to the press as the new entry in the sports team of VF Corporation, one of the world leaders in lifestyle and outdoor apparel, owner of over 30 brands, including The North Face.
Benedikt "Bene" Böhm, extreme ski mountaineer and extreme skier (speed record Manaslu in 2012) is member of the national German Skimountaineering Team and member of the Dynafit Gore-Tex team; he also works at Dynafit as an international sales manager.
Benni Kofler, well known ‘highliner’ of the Dolomites had few problems convincing his friend, urban runner Gian Andrea Moroder whose normal stomping grounds are the concrete jungles of the country's metropolitan areas, to join him in a very special place in the Dolomites. Aptly call ‘Rock City’ the area boasts myriad huge boulders sitting at the foot of the Langkofel range in Val Gardena, Italy.
An exclusive look into the life of the Norrøna ambassador Bruno Compagnet. As a pioneer and dominating force in the French freeride scene, winning the first competition ever organized in Europe and landing podiums and first descents for more than a decade, Bruno has led a life unlike most. Now, at 45, he's still true to the mountain spirit an try to spend as much time as he can in the outdoors, preferably with skis on his feet.
Where do LOWA quality and fitting 100% made in Europe come from? To give you an exact idea of the whole production process, MountainBlog cameras have been in Jetzendorf (Germany), at LOWA production headquarters. Our trip has produced an exciting video made of passion, technology and quality! Enjoy it.
At OutDoor 2014, Federico Marcolin presents the Crossover Rope by Crispi.
At OutDoor 2014, Mauro Galimberti presents the X-LIGHT by Cassin.
At OutDoor 2014, Mauro Galimberti presents MATIX by CAMP
Product & Corporate News
Under the Samsonite Umbrella: Gregory to Stay Independent Brand and Keep Established Sales Structure
By acquiring U.S. backpack manufacturer Gregory Mountain Products in July, Samsonite, the world’s leading luggage brand, has stepped into the outdoor business. For 38 years
With targeted sales training, an optimised POP programme and close partnerships with leading European outdoor retailers, Black Diamond will be increasing their
The new Nano-Air™ Jacket and Hoody deliver the ultimate insulation link-up – four-way stretch plus breathability. By placing synthetic FullRange™ insulation between a
Fischer Sports celebrated its 90th anniversary at the Ried Exhibition Centre on Friday 26 September 2014. Beside the owners, the supervisory board and all members of staff
Event & Testimonial News
With the start of the 14l15 season not far away the international Fischer Tour Race Team met up in Kaprun (AUT) to train together and discuss plans. In order to encourage
Having finished her competition career and healing her elbow injuries, the petite climbing artist focused on the projects she had had in mind during her years on the World Cup circuit.
The organizers and two of what are probably the best-known figures in the trail running scene have joined forces and come up with something special for the fifth
Focused on the topic “digitalisation”, which is increasingly shaping the outdoor market and outdoor retail, Thorsten Hermes gives first-hand insights into trends and enduring