Category Archives: mountaineering

February 18

ALEX TXIKON WINTER EVEREST ATTEMPT: REPORT FROM CAMP 2

  Alex Txikon continues with the Winter Everest attempt, the crew has reach Camp 2, after some problems during the ascent where Jonatan felt into a crevasse suffering an accident from which he fortunately recovers already, out of danger. Let’s get Alex Txikon’s report from Camp 2     _____________________   REPORT FROM CAMP 2 […]

February 04

ALEX TXIKON WINTER EVEREST ATTEMPT: UPDATE ON JONATAN’S ACCIDENT & ROUTE-FIXING DETAILS

  After achieving Ama Dablam. as acclimatization a few days ago, the expedition was already moving to winter Everest Base Camp. In the first sections of ascent we have the Khumbu Waterfall, probably the section with the highest number of accidents accumulated on this mountain due to the constant variation and rupture of the ice […]

January 30

VIBRAM ARCTIC GRIP ALL TERRAIN: ADVANCED GRIP TECHNOLOGY FOR WET ICE AT ISPO 2020

. Vibram as the world leader in the development and manufacturing of high-performance rubber soles for outdoor arrives at ISPO 2020 presenting the Vibram Arctic Grip All Terrain, a new version of the most advanced grip technology for wet ice, the technology that allows for an increase in grip on ice, particularly wet ice.     […]

January 22

ALEX TXIKON REACHES C2 ON WINTER AMA DABLAM BEFORE EVEREST ATTEMPT

  The Basque climber Alex Txikon has reached C2 in Ama Dablam, the first stage to his returns to winter Everest. After attempting K2 in winter this year, Alex Txikon is now preparing to tackle Everest, on what will be his third expedition to the highest mountain on Earth off season. “Third time’s a charm,” […]

December 12

ALEX TXIKON RETURNS TO WINTER EVEREST: “THIRD TIME’S A CHARM”, BEFORE THAT, HE WILL TRY ANTARCTIC PENINSULA AND AMA DABLAM

  The Basque climber Alex Txikon will returns to winter Everest. Previously, he will sail and look for new routes in the Antarctic Peninsula; then will head for Nepal where he’ll firstly climb Ama Dablam After attempting K2 in winter this year, Alex Txikon is now preparing to tackle Everest, on what will be his […]

March 20

ALEX TXIKON SUMMIT ATTEMPT IN K2 DISMISSED: THE STRONG WIND SLOWS DOWN THE ATTEMPT IN K2 AND THE MOUNTAINEER AND HIS TEAM SET COURSE BACK HOME

  In our mountaineering section we have been followed the Alex Txikon expedition these days to K2 with no oxigen. Unfortunately and due the strong wind, the team was not able to continue the ascent from 7150 meters. Let’s have a look at the video and see the all the feelings, obstacles and achievements lived […]

February 08

Olympus Mons Cube by La Sportiva: ALONGSIDE VIBRAM THE BEST PRODUCT FOR MOUNTAINEERING AT ISPO 2019

. La Sportiva, the Trentino company, world leader in the field of outdoor footwear and clothing, opens 2019 in the name of eco-sustainability with solutions, materials and certifications designed to minimize the environmental impact of their products and give an even stronger and tangible sign of corporate commitment to the environment. The company’s commitment continues […]

January 17

Garmin launches inReach SE+ and inReach Explorer+: First Garmin gps with Satellite Communication Technology:

  The new Garmin gps inReach SE+ and inReach Explorer+ are the first Garmin devices with inReach satellite communication technology, acquired through the purchase of DeLorme in early 2016. Both have Pole to Pole global Iridium satellite coverage for two-way messaging and SOS alerting anywhere in the world. The new models include a built-in GPS […]