This article aims to provide the tools for understanding the criterias behind choosing between a hardshell and a softshell according to our activities and budget.Read More »Softshell or hardshell? A guide for the three season layering.
In the Val D’Aran we have one of the most powerful avalanche forecasting centers in Europe and I’ve had the chance to work with them two days to understand their work better.Read More »Two days with the Lauegi center for avalanche forecasting of the Val d’Aran.
This weekend we were craving a proper ski alpinism activity. Pablo, as usual, achieved to convince us to go for the NW couloir of Forcanada (Malh de Pois).
FIRST IMPRESSIONS: On the belay is participating with Dalbello and ISPO open Innovation on a testing campaign for the new lupo range 2017-2018.
The hike from the Val d’Arties to the Restanca refuge is of great popularity, especially considering it as a compulsory step of the normal route to Montarto (2833). But watch out on going blindly to Montarto, you may be missing some pearls!
Last week I visited my friends of Plein Nord. They represent Scarpa in France and they took their time to show me the new products for W2017-2018. We discussed the innovations and I got to get the on my feet.
Read More »SCARPA Alien RS 2017-2018: First Impressions
Last week’s post Ski Touring: choosing your first setup. received a solid feedback.
You’ve been asking to go deeper in the world of reinforced tech bindings for free touring, so here we go.
The mont Joly divides the valleys of Saint-Gervais-les-bains and Megève. It is one of the biggest ski areas in the Évasion Mont-Blanc domain and has exceptional views towards the MontBlanc, the aiguilles de Chamonix, but as well towards the Aravis mountain and the Fiz massif. When I used to live in Sallanches, the Mont Joly was one of my favourites ski areas.Read More »Backyard spots: Meeting Mont Joly.