Tag Archives: Climbing

Stok Kangri Peak – Climb the Himalayas in 4 Days

The Stok Kangri peak (6153m)… – a not well-known mountain although it’s the highest peak in the Stok range in the Himalayas. 6 years ago I started out on my Stok Kangri climb and what started as a casual climb … Continue reading

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Where is the Matterhorn?

If you’re into winter climbing you’ve probably heard of Matterhorn. You’ve probably seen spectacular videos of climbers summiting it with breath-taking views over the surrounding peaks and the prominent ridge towards the summit. But where is the Matterhorn?? The Matterhorn … Continue reading

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Today Was a Good Day – Summiting Toubkal (Morocco)

It’s not a secret that I like hiking and climbing. Last year I did my first winter climb summiting Toubkal in Morocco, the highest peak in North Africa. Big challenge for a first timer. Especially when you have to fight … Continue reading

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Atlas Mountains – Imlil by Night

The topic of this week’s photo challenge is ‘Half Half’. And this my story: Once upon a time, it was Christmas time, a young couple decided to go travelling. Curious about the world and wanting to see faraway countries they … Continue reading

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The Bavarian and Austrian Alps – A child’s nightmare – An adult’s paradise

Holidays are near and we’re gonna go hiking in the Bavarian and Tyrolean Alps in Germany and Austria. How much I’m looking forward to this trip. I used to go on vacation there with my mum and her friend when … Continue reading

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5 routes up to Zugspitze, Germany’s highest peak

During my research for our Germany trip to Bavaria in summer 2015, I looked through a lot of German websites reading about the routes up to Zugspitze, Germany’s highest peak (2962m). But it seemed that very few pages have an … Continue reading

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10 Facts about Zugspitze, Germany’s highest peak

2962m – Germany’s highest peak Location: border to Austria/Germany, in the districts of Tyrol and Bavaria Mountain range: Eastern Alps/Wetterstein Mountains 3 cable cars leading up to the top 5 walking/climbing routes up to the summit 500.000 visitors per year … Continue reading

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Review Mount Toubkal

+ Beautiful mountains + Good exercise + Fabulous guide + Awesome, like-minded people + Ideal for winter climbing – It’s f***reezing cold – Sick stomach – Light altitude sickness – Painful ascents But after some time you forget about the … Continue reading

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Todra Gorge – Morocco

4km – with Prasana. After our trekking tour in High Atlas mountains we made our way to Ait Benhaddou where we wanted to hire a car to get from A to B to C to D in the next 3 … Continue reading

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Toubkal Refuge – Imlil

15km – with Prasana, Mohammed, Michon, Mike and Abdah. ↓ 1467m What I noticed this morning when we were leaving the refuge was that everyone was in a very positive, happy mood to go down. 3 parties with their guides … Continue reading

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