He became famous for being the one who cut the rope that his mate Joe Simpson was climbing during the ascent of the West Face of Siula Grande (Peruvian Andes) in the 1985.
Nepal After the Earthquake - Interview With Basanta Thapa, President of Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival
Basanta Thapa, President of Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival, reports the situation in his country after the terrible earthquake of 25th of April.
Thanks to a longtime relationship with Lowa, Ines Papert feels to be part of the brand that supports her dreams and respects her way to communicate the mountain. A communication always open to ethical style, new aims and human contacts. Enjoy the video interview!
The mountaineers Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner and Ralf Dujmovits tell us their particular and "double" way to interpret the life among summits and the close relationship that connects them with the spirit of LOWA.
Quality, Fit and Comfort are our main pillars in the boot making philosophy at Lowa. The product performance that results out of it this, is what customers appreciate in total from Lowa boots, no matter the outdoors where they go.
Polartec makes the impossible possible. We are the world's premier provider of innovative textile solutions. What is your impossible?
The LOWA product philosophy is based on our traditional values, passion, perfection and quality. LOWA represents more than 90 years’ experience in shoemaking. But a company is only as good as its employees. A view behind the scenes shows the people at their daily work….
Introducing Polartec® Alpha®, the first-ever breathable puffy fabric. It allows a free exchange of air, so when you're active you stay warm, dry and comfortable
Exclusive Michelin® Peak Sole With Ride Insano, Trident and Cadence Boots at ISPO 2015 - Winter 2015.16
At ISPO 2015, Treu Hahnenberger (Global Category Manager Snowboard Boots) presents RIDE Insano, Trident and Cadence Boots with the Exclusive Michelin® Peak Sole.
ISPO 2015, Tudor Dragomir (Export Area Manager) presents Valloire GTX, Ravina GTX Mid, Alice GTX Mid, Innox Eva Low by Lowa.
At ISPO 2015, Pierluigi Merengon (Commercial Manager - Rock Experience) presents the Eagle, Icefall, Muscle e Ares jackets by Rock Experience.
At ISPO 2015, Ingo Amplatz (Product Manager Reusch) presents the Cho Oyu Glove by Reusch.
Product & Corporate News
This July the VAUDE Visions Photo Contest is going into its second round. Under the motto "Life is an adventure" photographers can submit their best outdoor images, which will...
With less than a month to go until the ‘Early Bird' offer ends for the European Outdoor Summit (EOS) 2015, the organisers of the conference are urging you to take advantage of...
Polartec LLC and Pontetorto SPA are pleased to announce that they have amicably settled pending litigation over certain intellectual property rights.
From the Arête des Cosmiques to the Fitz-Roy tower, or to the normal route of the Horni au Cervin… whatever your mountaineering destination, the SUMMIT EVO will adapt to...
Event & Testimonial News
It won't be long as the start to the SALOMON 4 TRAILS is scheduled for 8th July, 2015. The race, which traditionally has followed a more-or-less straight line...
The first Asian stop of the 2015 IFSC World Cup took place in Chongqing last weekend. In Bouldering, all-time favourites managed to hold onto gold despite
The International Skyrunning Federation is pleased to announce the venue of the 2016 Skyrunning World Championships which will be held from 22 -24 July.
In less than one month, they will be in Chamonix for one of the highlight events on the French and international calendar. And already our headliners are experimenting with their...
Today’s press conference marked the countdown to the sixth edition of the Suedtirol Sellaronda HERO, the world’s toughest mountain bike race and which this year will...
Alta Via Stage Race is much more than just a race. It’s an adventure, an experience, a chance to really live the sport and be close to nature, the countryside...
From 20 - 28 June 2015, Val Gardena's Hero Bike Festival offers a packed programme. Its most prestigious event – the UCI MTB-Marathon World Championships...
On Saturday 27 June the Suedtirol Sellaronda HERO has the honour of hosting the UCI Marathon World Championships and there is no better setting for such than the...