Why extreme experiences are so important in our life

Every day of our life consists of a sequence of events. Very individually we often evaluate these moments subconsciously positive or negative and give them a certain degree of intensity. Most people avoid negative situations in order to avoid being disappointed. Positive moments come into focus, because they seem to give us happiness and satisfaction. However, it is those moments that contain the greatest potential for happiness and satisfaction.

Martin Spitzbart is Unstoppable

Age 25. The age when you think you have the strength to do anything, can uproot trees, shakeup storms and feel kind of invincible. But one Moment later I had to start from the beginning with my left arm being completely paralyzed. Also neuropathic pain became my new, uninvited companion.

Project Edgar

Explore distant countries, discover exotic places and go to foreign cultures. With Project Edgar all these things will be possible.

Difficulty levels of mountain trails

Again and again we are asked “Is the tour also suitable for us? How difficult is it? Can I even do it?” Especially in the mountains it is not uncommon that people overestimate themselves or underestimate the tour. Unfortunately, there is not yet a globally uniform system in this area. Also in Germany, Austria and Switzerland the various claim levels are not uniform.
Therefore you can find an overview of the different systems here.

Curiosity

Every day we deal with the environment. Every day we encounter normal and new situations. Every day we have the chance to learn something new.
It depends on us how we deal with the usual and the unknown. We have many possibilities, one of it is curiosity.

Hochgrat: Trekking Winter

If you are looking for a short, enjoyable winter hike in Germany, you have come to the right place. In a 4-day tour in the Allgäu Alps, the path from the Hochgrat cable car to the Gündlesscharte and back is very easy to master and is also ideal for beginners.

Basics of outdoor nutrition

In order to enjoy our Trip, it is important to take care of our body sufficiently. How should the provisions be composed in order to keep the body efficient during the whole tour?

Franziska Hösel and her 100 km run

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.

What would you do if …

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.

Resilience

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.