Jul 31, 2016

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Important Tactical Tools for Mountaineering

Apart from your own stamina and endurance, the mountaineering hobby is also hugely about having the right tactical tools with you. Every seasoned mountaineer have their go-to gear already for the different types of mountain hikes that they are doing. They say it takes experience to know the right gear that works and last. But if you are new at mountaineering and want to start-up on collecting the right tactical tools, here is a list of mountaineering essentials that...

Sep 8, 2015

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History of Mountaineering

History of Mountaineering

The term mountaineering is nowadays referred to, predominantly extreme, sport of climbing mountaintops, generally divided into three categories (according to the type of surface which is being used for climbing): rock-craft, snow-craft and skiing, since the used surface can be rock, snow or ice. Every one of them requires high levels of training and athletic ability, combined with a lot of experience and the best possible equipment in order to maintain safety. Danger is a constant when being...

Sep 8, 2015

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General Facts About Mountaineering

General Facts About Mountaineering

          Throughout human history big and snowy mountain tops were unreachable and therefore mysterious, which gave them godlike abilities or they were considered as actual habitats of deities. The most famous example from mythology comes from ancient Greece where Mount Olympus remained respected for centuries as “the home of the gods”. Nevertheless, human curiosity was stronger than fear and brave men have risked their health and their lives in order to reach even the most dangerous of mountain...