Introducing the locals to mountain sports

Introducing the locals to mountain sports: What is it that prompts us to embark on a mountaineering expedition?

Sometimes, all it takes is a friend telling us about their trip, an article in a magazine, or a photo that we come across in some book or other. That sows the seed of the dream, it steadily grows and, as soon as the opportunity presents itself, we set off to discover how to make it a reality.

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Bike & Climb in the Alps: Nico Favresse and Sébastien Berthe were out and about for a while this summer. Their project was to climb the Alps Trilogy (Silbergeier, The End Of Silence, Des Kaisers neue Kleider), three of the most difficult and famous multipitch routes between Switzerland, Germany and Austria, moving from one valley to another by bike or train and with all their material in tow.

Dog and flamingo included.

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Scarpa’s Green Manifesto

A growing understanding of environmental and ecological issues, particularly among young people, is bringing greater awareness of the beauty of nature and, consequently, a desire to protect it.

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