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    Wild camping and bivouacing

    Just pitch your tent and enjoy nature? In Germany and Europe this is not allowed everywhere. We give important hints and tips.

    What is hiking? The attempt of a definition

    Hiking is an activity of the legs - and a state of the soulJosef Hofmiller This bon mot by the Allgäu writer and ...

    The Soonwaldsteig in Hunsrück

    The 85 km long Sonnwaldsteig promises five nice hiking days in the low mountain range in Rhineland-Palatinate. Then go: 1st day

    10 backpacking essentials

    If you are just starting to hike, you have certainly heard many tips on what you should carry everything. Of course, everyone is ticking differently, but in principle it can be broken down to 10 essentials.

    Comment: the matter with the mountain rescue service and unreasonableness

    First of all, the mountain rescue service is there for a single reason - so that it can provide help in the mountains! So she called ...

    The Amazon is burning & #8211; and we change!

    For a long time we have been looking for an alternative to Amazon as an affiliate partner for books. The reports about the questionable working conditions, but also ...

    Desert-proven tips and tricks for hiking in the heat

    During my hikes in the desert mountains of Jbel Sarhro in Morocco, I was able to gain valuable experience for trekking in great heat.

    Wild camping and bivouacing

    Just pitch your tent and enjoy nature? In Germany and Europe this is not allowed everywhere. We give important hints and tips.

    Project re-mission: back to Entyvio - what's next?

    At the end of 2014, I suffered a severe episode of Crohn's disease, which was eventually treated with prednisolone and azathioprine. This combination led to ...

    Powerfood smoothie for Crohn's disease

    Diet in the flare up is difficult, so I present a power smoothie for Crohn's disease.

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    Adventure

    Multi-day tour through the National Park Val Grande and surroundings

    At the beginning of June, we made our way back to the Val Grande National Park. The Val Grande National Park is located north of Lake Maggiore and ...

    5-lake hike in Pizol

    A sunny weekend and the desire for nature make us decide to run the highly acclaimed 5-lake hike on Pizol (Switzerland). That...

    The Soonwaldsteig in Hunsrück

    The 85 km long Sonnwaldsteig promises five nice hiking days in the low mountain range in Rhineland-Palatinate. Then go: 1st day

    Drachenstich hiking loop in Murnau

    The Drachenstich Rundweg is a relatively short walk of about 6 kilometers, which leads through the versatility of the landscape around Murnau.

    Impressions from the Seidlpark in Murnau am Staffelsee

    https://youtu.be/ck53umQ1ZuE After the cold days in early August 2019 I grabbed at the first ...

    Through Italy's last wilderness: hiking in the Val Grande

    The Val Grande National Park is located in the western hinterland of Lake Maggiore and is considered the largest wilderness area in the Alps.

    Murnauer Moos Loop

    The Murnauer Moos is the largest closed bog area in Central Europe. A circular path leads through the moor area.

    In snow and ice - Dom 4545m

    The ascent We arrive as usual at midnight in Randa, a common in the Mattertal, shortly before Zermatt. The sky is clear...

    A circular route over the Alp Sigel

    Nice hike with many views and a varied area. With a max. Altitude of about 1600m it is a mixture of relaxed hiking with slightly alpine deposit.

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    June, finally skiing again!

    Soon it will be summer, but there is still snow in the mountains. Fast ski tour to the Flüela Schwarzhorn (3146m).

    First Aid Outdoor: Rope and Rock Compact

    Terrible screams ring over the silent forest clearing, blood everywhere, on the ground, smeared on trees. Some people are pale and helpless ...

    Bodanrück by mountain bike

    We started in Constance Allmannsdorf. Here is also the pier Staad the Lake Constance ferry from Meersburg. We drive towards the island Mainau (gravel road), at it ...

    Mountain Equipment Touchstone Fleece

    The Touchstone Jacket by Mountain Equipment (4seasons.de brings in the current issue a very sympathetic company portrait, and the down code of ME sets milestones) is not the easiest ...

    Mammut 10.0 Sensor Duodess single rope

    The Duodess rope by Mammut is ideal for sport climbing and climbing in the hall. The rope center and the last meters of the rope ...

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    Powerfood smoothie for Crohn's disease

    Diet in the flare up is difficult, so I present a power smoothie for Crohn's disease.

    The energy bomb Pemmikan simply made by yourself

    Pemmican is a very rich and long-lasting mixture of dried meat, fat and various spices. As energy-rich Reiseproviant it is from the ancient Indians ...

    Ultralight outdoor kitchen

    Dining on the trail does not have to weigh much - here is an overview of my ultra-light outdoor kitchen.

    Six Moon Designs "Lunar Solo" Ultralight Shelter

    With the Six Moon Designs "Lunar Solo" I introduce another classic among long-distance and ultra-light hikers. The construction of the one-person tent consistently relies on weight savings.

    A declaration of love to a shoe

    I've never written a declaration of love for a shoe. - but after many years of togetherness it must now 'out ....

    Twilight bivy bag by Black Diamond in the test

    How do you test a bivy bag? Of course, spending one night on a short trip in the mountains! Curious...

    Ultralight Gear

    Go light, go strong!

    The best ultralight equipment
    in the test

    Ultralight outdoor kitchen

    Dining on the trail does not have to weigh much - here is an overview of my ultra-light outdoor kitchen.

    Six Moon Designs "Lunar Solo" Ultralight Shelter

    With the Six Moon Designs "Lunar Solo" I introduce another classic among long-distance and ultra-light hikers. The construction of the one-person tent consistently relies on weight savings.

    A declaration of love to a shoe

    I've never written a declaration of love for a shoe. - but after many years of togetherness it must now 'out ....

    Twilight bivy bag by Black Diamond in the test

    How do you test a bivy bag? Of course, spending one night on a short trip in the mountains! Curious...

    Hyberg Attila LM - Ultralight backpack

    The Attila by the German brand Hyberg is a solid backpack based on the ultralight principle. With Ultralight, the function is placed at the center of the design, everything unnecessary ...

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    Project re-mission: back to Entyvio - what's next?

    At the end of 2014, I suffered a severe episode of Crohn's disease, which was eventually treated with prednisolone and azathioprine. This combination led to ...

    The Amazon is burning & #8211; and we change!

    For a long time we have been looking for an alternative to Amazon as an affiliate partner for books. The reports about the questionable working conditions, but also ...

    The benefits of hiking

    For many sports that take place outdoors, you need special equipment and possibly previous knowledge. There is a recreational activity that everyone ...

    Nursing wool - the right wool care

    Although the natural fiber wool has become somewhat out of fashion in the outdoor world, wool in the form of merino wool is just for Baselayer ...

    Impressions from the Seidlpark in Murnau am Staffelsee

    https://youtu.be/ck53umQ1ZuE After the cold days in early August 2019 I grabbed at the first ...

    Water management when hiking in dry and hot regions

    During my hikes through the desert mountains of Jebel Sarhro in Morocco, I learned some valuable techniques and tricks to manage water with the scarce (and heavy) resource.
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