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Learning The Hard Way: Old School Mountaineering | Climbing Daily Ep.1338

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Climbing used to be different. Today we interview two old school legends of the climbing world, Adrian and Alan Burgess. In a time before helicopter rescue and modern ice gear pushing the limits of mountaineering meant putting your life on the line....

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REI Presents: Follow Through

People have opinions about skier Caroline Gleich: Inspirational. Gumby. Social media star. Role model. Model masquerading as a mountaineer. At sixteen, she stumbled upon a copy of the cult classic guidebook The Chuting Gallery. Irreverent and wonderfully arbitrary, the guidebook lays out a set of 90 ski mountaineering lines across Utah’s Wasatch Mountains. They were difficult and dangerous. When she first said out loud she wanted to ski them, she was met with laughter. “Maybe it was because I was five feet tall, or I was a little blonde girl, but I remember that clearly — and it didn’t feel good” says Gleich. After a decade building her skills, Gleich set out to complete her vision and become the skier she dreamt of being. “Follow Through” is a story of loss, belonging and desire for respect. In this age of hyperconnectivity, which voices do we choose to hear and which do we ignore?

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How To Layer For Mountaineering Trips

A good layering system is an essential part of your mountaineering gear. Gino from Next Adventure covers all the bases discussing base layers, mid layers, outer shells, and more.

3 Things To Consider When Buying A Mountaineering Boot | Climbing Daily Ep.1180

In this Friday's Gear Show we asked our gear expert Dave Searle to give us the lowdown about mountain boots. He takes us through the different options available, the pros and cons and the three things to look out for when buying a boot.

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3 Things To Consider When Buying A Mountaineering Boot | Climbing Daily Ep.1180
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A History In Mountaineering - Grivel | Climbing Daily Ep.1347

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Grivel has had a rich history in the climbing world, pioneering equipment and manufacturing techniques that we still see the benefit of today, 200 years since they were founded. We went for a tour round their museum in Courmayeur in Italy to discover more.

A History In Mountaineering - Grivel | Climbing Daily Ep.1347

Hanging out with Mountaineering Legend Conrad Anker

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An avalanche in the Himalayas killed rock climber Conrad Anker's best friend, Alex Lowe. The same avalanche also changed Anker's life forever. Watch as he reflects on accepting death every day, the sacrifices he makes to pursue climbing, and pushing both his physical and mental limits.

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How to Rope Up for Glacier Travel

American Mountain Guides Association Instructor Team member Jeff Ward explains the finer details of safely roping up for glacier travel through crevassed terrain.

FIRST ASCENT: Dave Hahn - How To Become a Mountaineer

Dave Hahn's 12 summits (so far) of Everest are the most of any non-Sherpa in history. A guide with Rainier Mountaineering, Inc. since 1986, he has twice received prestigious awards for rescue work. In 2009. he was named Best Mountain Guide by Men's Journal. Dave knows what it takes to become a great mountaineer and what you need to take on mountains like Everest.

Cerro Torre - Mountaineering in Patagonia

Making-of the movie Ritmo Latino :
The story of two alpinists, Bruno Sourzac and Ramiro Calvo, bewitched by the same mountain: Cerro Torre. In the heart of Patagonia, this granite monolith rejects many suitors, even the most gifted ones.
Ramiro has produced a funny and touching film of the Franco-Argentinean team making the ascent. While not a tango, the music driving the climbers is a key element in the story. Ramiro talks about how and why he made the film, underlining values dear to Argentineans: friendship, laughter and passion...

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A Mountaineer Who Dares Greatly: Dave Hahn

Into the Arena - Dave Hahn is a mountaineer with a serious resume. One of his many accomplishment; more summits of Mount Everest than any non-Sherpa climber with 15. Teddy Roosevelt said, It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena.” - Rainier Films -
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‪Melissa Arnot: What it Takes to be a Mountaineer‬

Whittaker Mountaineering and First Ascent Guide Melissa Arnot talks about life in the mountains, her upcoming Everest trip, and women in mountaineering.‬ Learn more about Melissa at

The Best Training For Mountaineering - Stairs and Hills [E1]

E1 Stairs and Hills.Check out these links for more information. You need to calculate or measure your own max heart BPM (beats per minute).
Next Episode:
Ueli Steck training:
Kilian Jornet:
Zone 2 training:
Heart rate zone:
The Best Training For Mountaineering is a series of videos that I hope will inspire you to take your mountaineering to the next height. Best is subjective but this is what I have learnt from many people over the last 8 years as a mountaineer.
❅ Wim Hof Method -
❅ The Swedish Ice Man YT Channel -
❅ The Art of Ice Book Release 2017
Music: Leonell Cassio - Rock n Mud
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Why are ice climbing axes and mountaineering axes different (2019)? | Ice Climbing Vlog Ep. 6

Choosing the right ice climbing axe or mountaineering axe for you can be really hard!

In this alpine climbing vlog episode I will touch the differences between the two major types of ice axes - the mountaineering axe and the technical ice climbing axe. And besides that, Petzl has released the Petzl Quark 2018 version, which now contains some pretty cool features making it a contender for the best allround ice axe - at least in my opinion

The Petzl Quark 2018 is now a standard item in my alpine climbing kit.

There are several key differences between a mountaineering axe and an ice climbing axe such as length of the shaft, the aggressiveness or curve of the shaft, the handle of the ice axe, and the teeth on the pick. Besides that the mountaineering ice axe comes in different sizes that should suit you, which the ice climbing axe does not - watch this alpine climbing vlog episode and find out how to choose the best size.

In the vlog you can see the:

- Grivel Tech Machine technical ice climbing axe
- Petzl Summit Evo mountaineering axe
- and the Petzl Quark 2018 allround mountaineering and ice climbing axe

Other brands have made ice axes like the Petzl Quark such as Grivel North Machine, Black Diamond Viper or the Edelrid Riot. However the Petzl Quark 2018 adds some nifty features such as adjustable finger rests and a foldable handrest.

Before you watch the alpine climbing vlog episode on the differences between the ice climbing axe and the mountaineering ice axe, here is a short disclamer; I am not associated with any or the brands mentioned, nor have I received any product from neither Petzl or Grivel. What I tell in the vlog is solely based on my own experiences and personal views! Yup, now go ahead watching i vlog!

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The Best Training For Mountaineering - Hills with Additional Weights [E2]

Hills with Weights [E2]. In this video I present how I train with weights on hills or stairs in order to prepare myself for mountaineering. 7-13 kg, 200-250 m of ascent as more experienced and 50-100 m as a beginner.Three times a week. Aim for heart rate around 140-160 BPM. I recommend you to only carry additional weight if you consider yourself having a base fitness.
The Best Training For Mountaineering is a series of videos that I hope will inspire you to take your mountaineering to the next height. Best is subjective but this is what I have learnt from many people over the last 8 years as a mountaineer.
Previous episode:
❅ Wim Hof Method -
❅ The Swedish Ice Man YT Channel -
❅ The Art of Ice Book Release 2017
References: Heel strike vs non heel strike
Music: Leonell Cassio - Rock n Mud

‪‪‪Guide Pick™: Mountaineering Boots With Peter Whittaker

Peter Whittaker shares the team's ‪‪‪Guide Picks™ for mountaineering boots from La Sportiva, Koflach and Asolo. Shop mountaineering boots at
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Top 5 Mountain Climbers of all Time

My Top Five Mountaineers of all Time. I include their achievements, impact on the future of mountaineering and ethics. This list is subjective and it is my own opinion not fact, I rate according to achievements, ingenuity/creativeness, style and impact on society. I hope this mountaineering video will motivate and inspire you to find your adventure in the mountains. Mountaineering is an interaction with nature and I do not wish to make out mountaineering to be a competitive activity with this list, I simply hope that you will be inspired by these brave mountaineers.
RIP Uueli Steck, RIP Jerzy Kukuczka, RIP Tenzing Norgay.
5.Tenzing Norgay
4.Reinhold Messner
3.Jerzy Kukuczka
2.Simone Moro
1.Ueli steck
Some of the best mountain climbers in the world.
I hope you like this mountaineering compilation!
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❅ Wim Hof Method -

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Ueli Steck | Mountaineering Legend | Trans World Sport

Trans World Sport profile on the incredible Swiss Mountaineer Ueli Steck.

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The North Face: Train Smarter - Ski Mountaineering Ep. 3

After twenty weeks of #MountainAthletics training, will financial analyst and Jackson Hole local George Hein be ready for his ski mountaineering goal in the Tetons?

With snow and weather conditions aligning perfectly, even skiing The Grand Teton looks more in the realm of possibility...

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Seminar: Making the Transition to Mountaineering

You are invited to a free evening seminar on essential skills and know-how to make the transition from backpacking and scrambling to mountain climbing. Join us for a presentation with photos and commentary, gear, and Q & A. Open to all! Please sign up here on Meetup. More info about SMC and membership here:

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Western Mountaineering Sleeping Bag Product Demo

Western Mountaineering came by the goHUNT headquarters to show us some of their best selling sleeping bags and how they are different from other manufacturers.

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