About climbing a big corridor and dropping to a North face in the storm. (WITH VIDEO)

There is a mountain that we were seeking to tick off the list this season. The problem; it’s gigantic, quite alpine and faddy. Even though I’ve climbed a few times, it’s not all that easy to have everything on your side. We’ve been waiting since november to have stable enough conditions and saturday was that day.

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Insulating layering strategies featured by Helly Hansen: Part 2

A few weeks ago when colder temperatures came, we went through different base layer strategies to consider for the activity.  Insulating layering strategies featured by Helly Hansen: Part 1 Baselayers. However, now it’s just not fresher, but goddam cold and it’s time to dive deeper in insulating layers. Just as on the last article, we Read more about Insulating layering strategies featured by Helly Hansen: Part 2[…]

Climbing in Zuriza.

Last week I felt it was about time for multipitch and trad climbing so I called my friend Garro. I must confess that i was slightly afraid, as he always looks for badass activities and I was still healing my injured ankle. The idea was to head to the Zuriza valley, on the border of Navarra and Aragon, and seek climbing activities with alpine ambience, modest difficulties and semi-equipped trad pitches. How could I say no to something like that! […]