Jost Kobusch a young extreme mountaineer wants to climb over the 8000 meters altitude mark… without an oxygen supply … on his own.
So it finally happened … I’ve been bothering my surroundings for the last 3 years. “I really want to run this one of the world’s hardest ultramarathon of 100 km in Biel.
Here, at ExploreBorders, we regularly call for people to discover, questioning, and even cross their own borders. And even though we do refer to outdoor activities, you certainly can grow internal in other areas of life.
Stress, crises, strokes of fate.
Sometimes in life, not everything is going as planned or hoped for. However, different people have a different grade, of a sensitive soul. Some are highly sensitive, others are more like unemotional.
Thick clouds form in the sky as we park our car on the Mt Robert carpark (880m). What happened? There was bright sunshine just a minute ago…
But hey, there is no bad weather and we are not made from sugar. Put the sweater out and put on the rain jacket and then let’s go to the Angelus Hut (1650m).
“Nature is the best therapy.”
… I come across this quote while browsing the web. A modern lettering in front of a hip landscape shot … which I also believe to have seen as background for “Carpe diem” …
But ok – nature as a therapy! How does it work?
A sleeping bag liner is a thin cloth. It is used in many huts in the mountains. The dorm rooms (the large dormitories) are usually equipped with simple blankets and pillows that can not be washed after each use. In order to maintain hygiene, guests must bring a hut sleeping bag – almost as bedding. This is also the case in some hostels or accommodations.
Finding suitable climbing shoes can be nerve-wracking under certain circumstances.
The shoes should be as narrow as possible to ensure the best possible stance (even on small kicks). On the other hand, no toe should be pressed – and pressure points should not exist in the best case! A clean pedaling becomes an impossibility even if you have to cry aloud when the foot is loaded …
In the center of Germany lies one of the most beautiful hiking trails of the country: The Harz Witches’ Trail.
With a total distance of 150km, the long-distance trail leads from Osterode to Thale. It combines magical places with largely untouched nature and insights of the history of the Harz mining industry.
Getting on an adventure means always taking on risks. We dare something new, something whose outcome we can hardly or cannot foresee:
If you are looking for the kick or the adventure, it seems like you have to invest more and more money to experience anything at all.
When asked “What are we going to do at the weekend?” More and more the answer is “Oh, nothing special. I have no money!”.
The Mulde is not nearly as well known as the Elbe, Danube, Isar, and co. – How comes? We were on the road on one of the underestimated rivers of Germany: The Mulde. In total, there are five different Mulde rivers (Red Mulde, White Mulde, Zwickauer Mulde, Freiberger Mulde, United Mulde).