Outdoor Friedrichsafen 2014
Ispo 2014

Video Talk

Double8 Expedition in Progress Interview with Benedikt Böhm

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.

Alpinism is Challenge, Passion and Friendship. Interview with Math Helliker

Math Helliker (alpine climber) has climbed around the globe, completing numerous and cutting-edge first ascents. But what does alpinism means for him? Of course it is a question of personal challenge, passion, victory but at the same time it means to fail a lot, to recalculate projects and limits.

“Responsibility Update 2014” Interview with Andreas Marmsoler

Gore has been working on environmental and social programmes for almost 30 years, from the elimination of chemicals of concern such as PFOA through the certification of Gore production facilities to the bluesign® standard to the achievement of uniformly high social standards worldwide.

Video Spot

Bruno Compagnet

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 Come From? Watch the Video and Discover it!

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.

Millet Garda Climbing Challenge: sport, fun and show! Watch the video

The second edition of “Millet Garda Climbing Challenge” took place at the Garda Lake, from 27th to 28th of June 2014. Two days of sport, fun and amazing show!

Video Preview

CROSSOVER ROPE Crispi at OutDoor 2014
Summer 2015

At OutDoor 2014, Federico Marcolin presents the Crossover Rope by Crispi.

X-LIGHT Cassin at OutDoor 2014
Summer 2015

At OutDoor 2014, Mauro Galimberti presents the X-LIGHT by Cassin.

MATIK Camp at OutDoor 2014
Summer 2015

At OutDoor 2014, Mauro Galimberti presents MATIX by CAMP

Product & Corporate News

90 Years of Technology From Fischer

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

LA SPORTIVA - Would you like to own a “custom” shoes?

When climbing first emerged in the 80s, climbing shoes, came in just one colour and this remained unaltered for many years, due to both production and marketing issues. From the production

VAUDE: Packed with Performance

With the new trekking backpacks Centauri, Astrum and Asymmetric, VAUDE is introducing three true workhorses – and substantiating its core competence of technical backpacks.

Twenty Years of Research by Ferrino, Up There...

An “eagle’s nest” laboratory, at the gates of heaven. Because up there, at 3585 metres on the Valle d’Aosta side of Monte Rosa, is the ideal habitat for climbers to get to grips with: a flurry of ultraviolet rays, shaken up by the polar temperatures and icy, biting winds. These extreme natural conditions are impossible to create artificially, even in the most modern factory setting.

Event & Testimonial News

Karpos presents "Sicilia" by Manrico Dell’Agnola

ometimes my work takes me to places that I otherwise wouldn’t see, and I almost always discover fantastic worlds, even if they distract me from my priorities – the rocks for climbing. This time it’s the volcanoes of Sicily, using a means of transportation

EOCA – Alpine Voting (Second) Update!

Dear EOCA friends, after the first update, it has been a very exciting weekend with another 3,000 votes cast over the 3 categories, bringing the total to 14,535!

Avalanche accident at Shisha Pangma: Andrea Zambaldi and Sebastian Haag have lost their lives

We regret to report there has been an avalanche on Himalayan peak Shisha Pangma involving the Double 8 Expedition Team. As a result, Andrea Zambaldi and Sebastian Haag

The 2014 Petzl RocTrip on the road in Eastern Europe

Since 2002, Petzl has been organizing climber gatherings at exceptional spots around the world. Every year, the Petzl RocTrip provides an opportunity for climbers to come