Alpinerunning Playbook

Life is a game of renounces. I renounce clothes,I renounce technology,I renounce the safety rope,I renounce rules and inertia…To be naked. Naked to reborn,without mindets,without playbooks I Renounce life? Never.I renounce death? Not either. I go fast, not to be first,  not to win nor compete but because I can,  because I like-it  and because…

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Acclimatization and Everest 2017

I want to share how I approached my Cho Oyu and Everest preparations and acclimatization programs during my expedition in 2017. Most of what I did was what many alpinists have been doing for years, and I have been trying and adjusting the last 5 years in Himalaya. We placed a strong emphasis on traveling…

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Romsdal 7 Topper

  Running crossing linking 7 summits (Gjuratind 1712m, Store Vengetind 1852m, Kvanndalstind 1744m, Romsdalshorn 1552m, Store Trolltind 1788m, Kongen 1614m and Dronninga 1544m) – Total: ± 80km – 9000m. here he track and the move (before it stops)   Equipement: total 1.2kg Shoes: Salomon XAlpine Backpack: Salomon Skin Pro 10L Bonatti jaket Hybrid Pants GoPro Session Smartphone (until it…

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ski & Climb boot by Arcteryx

The beginning was to find a solution to a problem of a niche group, the climbers who do approach with skis. but the new Procline boot seems to be a larger user’s boot. Federico Sbrissa, who is the Product Line Manager for Arcteryx, and his team create a cuff cut in half which offers a disengaged lateral…

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3 north faces

In 1931 Franz and Toni Schmid climb Matterhorn north face. 4 years later Martin Meier and Rudolf Peters climbed for the first time Grandes Jorasses north face and in 1938 a austro-german team with  Anderl Heckmair, Ludwig Vörg, Heinrich Harrer and Fritz Kasparek climb Eiger North Face. Leo Schlömmer climb all the 3 during a year in 1961 and in 1977…

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F-Rally, alpinrunning back to Rally’s source in Catalonia

THE CATALAN MOUNTAIN FEDERATION RECOVERS MOUNTAIN RALLIES WITH THE PILOT EDITION OF THE F-RALLY, IN VALLS D’ÀNEU The Catalan Mountain Federation (FEEC) has decided to recover mountain rallies a decade after the last one was celebrated and introducing important innovations. Valls d’Àneu will be the location for the F-Rally, the name given to the pilot…

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Franz Nicolini, not only the 82 4000m of the Alps in 60 days

When in june Ueli Steck start his project 82 Summits I saw a video in the Facebook of a friend, it was some images of him and another friend doing many summits, in fact all the 4000m summits in the Alps, linking all them by cycling or running, and they did in only 60 days.…

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