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October 26

ISPO MUNICH 2021 TO BE HELD VIRTUALLY.

ISPO Munich 2021: Due to coronavirus, trade show will take place virtuallyIn the coming year, ISPO Munich will take place February 1-5, completely online. In close cooperation with the branch and with consideration for the current development of the coronavirus, Messe München has decided to conduct the event completely digitally. By doing so, the world’s […]

March 19

SCARPA 2021 NEW CLIMBING AND MOUNTAIN SHOES. SCARPA BOOSTIC, SCARPA GECKO AND SCARPA RAPID.

SCARPA 2021 NEW CLIMBING AND MOUNTAIN SHOES. SCARPA BOOSTIC, SCARPA GECKO AND SCARPA RAPID. If a couple of days ago we presented the SCARPA Trailrunning for 2021, today our MOUNTAIN GEAR section brings you the new SCARPA models for the 2021 spring. For climbing, the Scarpa Boostic climbing shoes stand out, in trekking shoes the […]

April 27

SCARPA: MARCO DE GASPERI AS NEW BRAND MANAGER TO PICKS UP SPEED IN TRAIL RUNNING.

. SCARPA, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of footwear for outdoor and mountain activities,  announces the arrival of Marco De Gasperi as new Brand Manager for the Trail Running category. With the addition of the  champion  from  Valtellina,  SCARPA ‐ already  a  leader  in  climbing  and  ski  mountaineering ‐ aims  to  become  a  global  […]

April 04

LA SPORTIVA MAKES 55.000 MASKS FOR TRENTO CIVIL DEFENSE. More to follow after initial batch.

LA SPORTIVA MAKES 55.000 MASKS FOR TRENTO CIVIL DEFENSE. More to follow after initial batch. The company converts part of its production line to make laboratory coats and masks for the Protezione Civile (Civil defense) of Trento. The Coronavirus emergency continues and  Confindustria Trento, at the request of the President Manzana, calls on the Trentino […]

April 11

FERRINO 150 YEARS OF OUTDOOR (1870-2020): FERRINO CELEBRATES ITS 150 ANNIVERSARY IN 2020.

In 2020 Ferrino is celebrating its one hundred and fiftieth anniversary. 150 years of outdoor, adventures and shared travels. Important collaborations and innovations brought Ferrino to change the outdoor equipment market, writing thus some important pages of mountaineering and exploration through its partnership in some big and small challenges: the unforgettable expeditions of Reinhold Messner, the […]

June 27

LA SPORTIVA 2020: NEW GEAR FOR CLIMBING, TREKKING AND MOUNTAIN RUNNING. Theory, TX Guide, Jackal and more…

. LA SPORTIVA HAS JUST UNVEILED ITS NEW 2020 SHOES AND APPAREL NOVELTIES. We have been sharing firsthand the official presentation at Cortina d´Ampezzo in Dolomites, during the pre-race days of La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail. Indoor climbing, approach shoes and ultra running lead the development, with athletes such as, Michele Graglia, Jonathan Wyatt and […]

December 29

TRANSCIEVER, SHOVEL AND PROBE: MOUNTAIN WINTER SAFETY, AGAINST AVALANCHES.

TRANSCIEVER, SHOVEL AND PROBE: MOUNTAIN WINTER SAFETY, AGAINST AVALANCHES. Our MOUNTAIN GEAR section today focuses on a life-saving winter trilogy. And these three tools, when we enter uncontrolled snow areas, should be inseparable and essential for all. True, in back-country skiing its use is widespread already, but not so among many of those who do […]

January 30

VIBRAM ARCTIC GRIP ALL TERRAIN: ADVANCED GRIP TECHNOLOGY FOR WET ICE AT ISPO 2020

. Vibram as the world leader in the development and manufacturing of high-performance rubber soles for outdoor arrives at ISPO 2020 presenting the Vibram Arctic Grip All Terrain, a new version of the most advanced grip technology for wet ice, the technology that allows for an increase in grip on ice, particularly wet ice.     […]

December 27

HELLY HANSEN ODIN AIRSHELL JACKET: LIGHTWEIGHT, COMPACT AND SOLID

HELLY HANSEN ODIN AIRSHELL JACKET: LIGHTWEIGHT, COMPACT AND SOLID. Our MOUNTAIN GEAR shares today the first impressions lived this autumn-winter by Mayayo, from the snows of the Guadarrama to the Pyrenees. Helly Hansen bet here on a garment by and for the norwegian mountain rescue teams. The result, a lighter and more compact jacket than […]

May 24

HARDROCK 100 2020: CANCELLED DUE COVID-19, TWO YEARS IN A ROW AFTER 2019 SNOWFALLS

  The Hardrock 100 miles 2020 edition has been cancelled due the COVID-19 outbreak. After cancelling last year in 2019 due the snowfall, the ultra-distance race held in the San Juan mountains in Colorado which is one of the most famous ultras on the calendar has been obligated to cancel the event again. Due to […]

March 20

SKIMO WORLD & EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS: Consequences of cancellations

  The ISMF informs of the consequences due to the cancellation of ISMF World Cup/European Championship competitions in China and Madonna di Campiglio, with changes in the both.   _____________________   SKIMO WORLD & EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS: Consequences of cancellations   The ISMF European Championship planned to be held from 2nd to 5th April 2020 in Madonna di […]

March 18

La Grande Course 2019/2020: 4th edition cancelled

  The coronavirus outbreak continues cancelling events. This time will be the turn of the La Grande Course 2019/2020. After the failure in carrying out the 4 stages 2020, the organizing committee of La Grande Course has officially cancelled the 4th edition of the ski mountaineering tour competitions which groups the most important and prestigious […]

October 10

SALOMON RUNNING TOP7 TRAIL SHOES FOR 2020: BY MICHAEL AMBROSE FROM SALOMON HQ AT ANNECY.

  . Our TRAIL RUNNING GEAR section travels today to Annecy with Mayayo for TOP7 SALOMON TRAIL SHOES 2020. We will discover the Salomon X Alpine Pro; Salomon Slab Sense 8 and 8SG; Salomon Sense Ride 3; Salomon Sense Pro 4; Salomon Slab X Alpine Modular and the Salomon Cross Pro. An overview of the […]

December 31

TRAIL RUNNING IN WINTER: RUN SAFELY ON SNOW OR ICE WITH RUBBER, SPIKES, CRAMPONS OR SNOW SHOES.

Trail running winter: Material and technique for mountain racing on snow or ice. Our TRAIL RUNNING GEAR section today focuses on how our material to use in mountain races on white, to bring safely on snow or ice.We review four workarounds: Specific rubber soles first; Spikes (factory or hand-mounted); Light trail crampons and even specific […]

April 14

SKY MOUNTAINEERING: ISMF AND LA GRANDE COURSE TO JOIN FORCES

  The International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF) and La Grande Course (LGC) – the organisation of traditional long-distance races in the Alps – want to become partners to strengthen the ski mountaineering sport. The Presidents and delegations of the ISMF and LGC executive committees met in Arvier, Valle d’Aosta (Italy), to discuss a closer collaboration between […]

May 02

WORLD MOUNTAIN RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS: HARÍA EXTREME LANZAROTE TO KEEP THE DATES IN NOVEMBER

. Haría Extreme Lanzarote was selected to host of the 36th WMRA World Of Mountain Running in 2020, which will happen next November i the Canarian Island. There has been a lot of uncertainty, in fact, it is still there, but the WMRA and the organization are working hard to keep the date if the […]

May 06

THE GRAN TRAIL COURMAYEUR 2021: EVENT CANCELLED DUE COVID-19, WILL BE BACK IN 2021

. The Gran Trail Courmayeur 2021 as many other events this year will be cancelled due the COVID-19 outbreak. The even which usually starts and arrive at Courmayeur Mountain Sport Center and was going to be held on July 11-12 has decided not to postponed but cancelled the three events they had. A race of […]

December 12

ALEX TXIKON RETURNS TO WINTER EVEREST: “THIRD TIME’S A CHARM”, BEFORE THAT, HE WILL TRY ANTARCTIC PENINSULA AND AMA DABLAM

  The Basque climber Alex Txikon will returns to winter Everest. Previously, he will sail and look for new routes in the Antarctic Peninsula; then will head for Nepal where he’ll firstly climb Ama Dablam After attempting K2 in winter this year, Alex Txikon is now preparing to tackle Everest, on what will be his […]

April 19

SALOMON COVID-19: SALOMON PRODUCING MEDICAL MASKS IN ANNECY PROTO LAB

Salomon prototype center creating reusable medical masks. Normally collaborating with athletes on future products, a small team is changing its focus, team will deliver 90,000 masks from April–June for protection against COVD-19 spread. This is how Salomon is trying to help on the coronavirus outbreak.       _________________________________ . SALOMON AND COVID-19: SALOMON PRODUCING […]

February 08

Olympus Mons Cube by La Sportiva: ALONGSIDE VIBRAM THE BEST PRODUCT FOR MOUNTAINEERING AT ISPO 2019

. La Sportiva, the Trentino company, world leader in the field of outdoor footwear and clothing, opens 2019 in the name of eco-sustainability with solutions, materials and certifications designed to minimize the environmental impact of their products and give an even stronger and tangible sign of corporate commitment to the environment. The company’s commitment continues […]

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