A Personal Journey Climbing in the Monte Rosa Massif
On this Episode 1 of our series "My Latest Explore-Share Adventure", Ben shares his experience climbing in the Monte Rosa massif with IFMGA certified mountain guide, Jacopo. The Monte Rosa massif is one of the stars of the Pennine Alps, located between Italy and Switzerland. This beautiful group of mountains is ideal for climbers because
A Family-Friendly Adventure in the Dolomites
Active holidays are a unique option for families to create great memories together. Bonding over scenic hikes in nature, learning about teamwork, facing fears, and resting in the evenings under the vast and starry sky are just some of the perks of an outdoor adventure with the family that both parents and kids can
Rock Climbing in Belgium: our Top 10 spots
For outdoor lovers and adventurers alike, Belgium is more than just a pit stop on a European cuisine tour. The country boasts unbelievable scenery; from quaint cobblestone villages scattered through picture-perfect meadows to enchanting bike paths set beside medieval castles, you really can´t not be impressed with this bucolic paradise! And the crème de
Aconcagua Guided Ascent: Upcoming Dates (2020-2021)
Aconcagua (6961 m) is the highest mountain in South America and one of the Seven Summits. Between December and March, mountaineers from all around the world attempt to reach its summit. If you are up for the challenge, check out the next departure dates to join a group with a certified mountain guide this season!
Mont Blanc Climb: Facts & Information. Routes, Climate, Difficulty, Equipment, Preparation, Cost
Mont Blanc (4,808 m) is the highest peak in the Alps and one of the most iconic ascents in the world. This guide covers everything you need to know to plan an unforgettable –and safe– climb to Mont Blanc, from the most popular climbing routes to the equipment required for the ascent.
Indoor Exercises for Outdoor Adventures: Training at Home for Mountaineering, Ski Touring & Rock Climbing Trips
As roughly one-third of the world’s population – nearly 2.5 billion people – enter into or remain under a coronavirus-related quarantine, taking the time to do some indoor exercises is a healthy and productive way to pass the time. Whether you had planned that first mountaineering or rock climbing trip of the summer or
Rock Climbing in Corsica: The Top 5 Spots. Where to Climb in Corsica?
The French island of Corsica, in the Mediterranean Sea, has the ideal mountainous landscape, filled with rock climbing opportunities. And the options are not limited to one of the island's regions. In fact, you can climb all over the Corsican territory. Another fantastic advantage is that the mild climate makes it possible to climb
7 Epic Mountain Adventures in Scotland
Voted one of the most beautiful countries in the world, who wouldn't want to travel to Scotland? With its broody landscapes of steep cliffs and moors and deep blue lochs, this rugged and stunning country in the United Kingdom, surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west and flanked to the south
Breathing Techniques for High Altitudes, Low Temperatures and Running up that Hill
When you own your breath, nobody can steal your peace. The saying is so old that no one is sure who originally coined it. However, when heading out on a high altitude or polar adventure, the storied mantra serves us well. Paradoxically, breathing is both an automatic reflex – something so easy that we
Climbing Mount Baker: Facts & Information. Routes, Climate, Difficulty, Equipment, Preparation, Cost
Situated in the northern reaches of Washington State, in the heart of the Cascade Range, climbing Mount Baker has long been an objective for mountaineering enthusiasts. Rising to 3,286 meters (10,781 feet) in elevation, Mount Baker is the third highest peak in Washington and the fifth-highest in the Cascade Range. On a clear day, its