Down are small, very soft feathers. In most bird species, they grow under the visible feathers as an undergarment, ensuring optimum isolation of the bird from heat and cold.
Sleep is vital. Especially after physical exertion, the body needs sleep to recharge – and that’s exactly why you need a suitable sleeping bag.
Here are the key criteria to look for when choosing the right sleeping bag for your adventure.
5 tips for a good night’s sleep in a tent at minus degrees and snow
Put on a backpack and some hiking boots and set off to foreign places?
Not quite: Route planning is definitely part of a long distance hike! Unfortunately, the planning of the route is a true abomination to many hikers.
You can’t turn back time, but photos and moving pictures will take us back to very special moments of our life’s and make it possible to share them with others. What our camera equipment is all about, you see here.
Snowshoes are not all alike. What are the differences you should pay attention when buying (or borrowing), you will find out here.
A backpack has the right size if everything you want to take with you fits inside. No more and no less.
Often it is difficult to estimate what you will need on the way. In many cases that leads to packing too much. What you really need of equipment is closely related to what you’re up to.
The first question you should consider when buying a pair of boots: leather or membrane? Both materials have advantages as well as disadvantages. Which material will support you best in your adventures, you will read here.
Are you looking for a rain jacket for upcoming outdoor adventures? In addition to the appropriate size and colour, there are other criteria that you should consider.
When buying a raincoat or a tent, you should always keep an eye on the label. Here you can find information about the so-called “water column”.
The Gore-Tex membrane is one of the best-known membranes in outdoor clothing. It is now used in raincoats, trousers and hiking boots. According to manufacturers, the products are windproof, waterproof and breathable.
The German Alpine club is the largest mountaineering club in the world.
It has 354 independent sections with a total of 1,131,658 members. In addition to the core activities of the association (mountain sports, mountaineering and alpinism), the protection of nature is an important focus.