Outdoor Friedrichsafen 2014
Ispo 2014

Video Talk

From the Alpinism to Alpine Mentors
Interview with Steve House

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.

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.

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MAMMUT: Highline Meets Parcours

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.

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.

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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

Non-stop Adrenalin - Free Riding with GORE-TEX® Winter Styles

far from groomed trails no regular skier can be found but the true adventure for the free-rider is about to begin. Floating onto deep powder snow passing deep slopes and you can feel the

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

Black Diamond Equipment trade marketing
in Europe

With targeted sales training, an optimised POP programme and close partnerships with leading European outdoor retailers, Black Diamond will be increasing their

Patagonia Nano Air Hoddy & Jacket: Put it On, Leav it On

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

Event & Testimonial News

Only 100 days to the Ice Climbing World Championships

The Ice Climbing World Championships in Rabenstein from 30 January to 1 February 2015 are coming closer. The title fights in the Passeiertal valley are one of South Tyrol’s winter

GORE-TEX® Experience Tour: History Sessions with Edurne Pasaban

Edurne Pasaban knows her way around the mountains of the world. She is one of the first women to have climbed all of the 14 8,000-metre peaks. Edurne comes from the Basque

Steve House Given UIAA Achievement Award

American climber, mountaineer and MountainBlog friend Steve House was awarded the UIAA Achievement Award at the 2014 General Assembly in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Int. FISCHER Tour Race Team Ready for the Season!

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