Category: Hiking/Mountain Climbing

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Never Stop Munich: The North Face 5-to-9 Hike

Never Stop Munich goes after-work! Since March 2016, The North Face arranges weekly cost-free training sessions for mountain athletes in many big cities worldwide. We are part of the Never Stop Munich community since their Opening Event and as some may know, we are testimonials for the German Mountain Athletics programm. šŸ™‚ When we got the invitation to join a…
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Hochkƶnigman Marathontrail 2016

Hochkƶnigman Marathontrail: From “0” to 48K! If you would’ve asked us at the beginning of 2016, whether we would be running more than a marathon distance plus over 2500 height meters on trails in less than six months, we would’ve fliped you the bird… But after the great experience with the Trail Half-marathon at Innsbruck Alpine Trailrunning Festival in April,…
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Dalfazer Wasserfall Klettersteig: D-Via Ferrata above Lake Achen

From Buchau to Dalfazer Waterfall The Dalfazer Wasserfall is a 60m high and, especially in spring magnificent, waterfall at the Southern shores of Lake Achen. For the first Via Ferrata in 2016, the Dalfazer Wasserfall Klettersteig seemed to be the perfect choice: With mostly C/D-difficulty, some short D-sections and only 15 minutes approaching/walking time to the entry point, the merely…
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Snowshoeing at Schnalstaler Gletscher

Schnalstaler Glacier: above 3200 m! When there is too much snow for regular hiking and you are not a skitouring person, there is a proper alternative: Snowshoeing! šŸ™‚ On a beautiful Easter spring day with clear blue sky, we stepped into the cablecar to ride atop of the “Schnalstaler Gletscher”, a glacial hiking and skiing paradise in South Tyrol. There…
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Mountain Athletics: The North Face Outdoor Training in Munich

Mountain Athletics Opening Event in Munich When we heard that The North Face was launching a free weekly outdoor training especially designed for mountaineers and alpinists, we didn’t think twice. This App-supported workout program seemed to be the perfect preparation for one of our big projects in 2016, the Seven European Summits. On Monday the 7th of March 2016, the…
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Ice Climbing at Eispark Osttirol

When Austrias biggest ice climbing park “Eispark Osttirol” asked us whether we want to join one of their guides for a videoshoot for the Eispark, we didn`t think twice. šŸ™‚ With Maggy only having a little bit of experience and Anja being an absolute Newbie in this field of climbing, we thought this gonna be a good preparation for our…
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Kilimanjaro Finale – Day 8, or save the best for last…

The last mountain-morning! It’s hard to not get melancholic on the last morning on Mount Kilimanjaro! After sleeping in the Crater Camp on 5790m the night before, we slept like babies at Mweka Camp on 3900m. šŸ™‚ No more headache or coldness, but a beautiful sunny and warm morning welcomed us on our last day at the mountain. Celebration times…
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Crater Camp on Mount Kilimanjaro (Day 7)

Waking up at Crater Camp… When we woke up in the Crater Camp at around 6am, we weren’t really well rested – the night on 5790m was tough and the Summit Day was still saping on our bodies! We had almost -20Ā° Celsius and the height caused headache and vomit to us… We don`t know when we finally felt asleep,…
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Kilimanjaro’s lonely summit – Uhuru Peak to Crater Camp (Day 6)

Ā The summit push! When we woke up in the morning of 1st January 2016 at around 6am, the first rays of sun touched our sleep-deprived faces. We spent the last night at Kosovo Camp on 4800m, which is regularly closed to the public due to pollution. That (and the fact that we would stay one night in the crater after…
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Trainsjoch (1708m)

Trainsjoch is first in 2016! The first mountain of the season is always something special and it comes unexpected and spontaneous most of the time. šŸ™‚ To hike up the Trainsjoch, a 1708m high peak in the Mangfallgebirge on the German-Austrain boarder, was never really on the list. But after doing some research on which summit we could reach without…
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