So many people ask me, how do you train for the mountains? You are walking 10+ hours a day up there, and you live down in Malta next to the sea, how can you get ready?
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Boots for any climbing over snow and ice needs to be of a type that will let you use crampons. Boots are graded according to their compatibility with different types of crampon.
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Howdy my friends,
Today I would like to share one my favorite recipes with you;
which I am about to eat soon. It is my favorite for a few reasons:
It’s salmon – for me the best kind of fish (Geir is from Norway so probably it’s an inadequate replacement for him as he has taste buds like a chef when it comes to seafood)
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We received the Arcteryx Alpha AR Jacket a few weeks ago, the carbon version. First idea that came to my mind was, damn its light. Its designed for Climbing, Alpine and extreme conditions. It is a hardshell jacket, so its meant to be the top layer in bad weather. I do recommend sizing up for your hardshell only due to the reason that you will normally wear a few other layers under.
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Proper layering is one of the most fundamental concepts in outdoor activities, and for many outdoor enthusiasts is the importance of layering well known. Learn how you dress in layers, and you will get much more pleasure from being outside.
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Over 200 people have died in Mount Everest’s “death zone.” It does not stop new adventurers from wanting to triumph the highest summit in the world.
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In the Caucasus, which is a mixture of the Himalayas and the Alps thrones Mount Elbrus 5642m (18,510 ft) as Europes clearly highest mountain.
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Galdhøpiggen is the highest mountain in Norway, Scandinavia and Northern Europe, at 2,469m above sea level. It is located within the municipality of Lom, in the Jotunheimen mountain area.
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The Seven Summits are an epic mountaineering adventure of challenge, perseverance, and excitement. Climbing them typically takes several years to complete and is a feat that relatively few have attempted and even fewer succeeded – only several hundred to date. The 7 Summits are a lofty but obtainable goal and the ultimate dream of many mountaineers. Scaling the highest points on each continent is more than accomplishing a checklist of mountains; the Seven Summits is the adventure of a lifetime!
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Challenges ahead…. after months of discussion we finally decided to start up our Team Blog and we are now proud to say we finally have made it. Planning, testing, and training is now ahead of us, 2015 will be the year.
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