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VII Open Climbing Days on 27th/28th May is coming!

Climbing Days

VIIth edition of Open Climbing Days is coming! At the weekend of 27th/28th May in Małe Dolomity complex in Hucisko situated in Polish Jura and on behalf of Mountain Foundation ECHO we will host great personalities of mountaineering world. We will be honoured to welcome Carlos Carsolio whose presentation will take place on Sunday.

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The Bergans Team has been established!

Bergans Team

A brand Bergans of Norway is now also represent in Poland. It is because of  #BergansTeam which is constituted of such personalities as Ryszard Pawłowski (Himalayan mountaineering), Andrzej Marcisz (climbing, Tatra climbing), Paulina Janczar (Alpine skiing), Maja Rudka (climbing) OliwiaSięWspina (mountain tourist).

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ISPO MONACHIUM 2017 – Mountain Portal report

ispo

Is it easy to imagine 180 000 square meters filled with 2732 stalls? And on each one of them hundreds of products in every possible colour? Everything segregated into categories on 16 integrated and large halls. This is ISPO Munich, the biggest outdoor trade fair in the world which was held from 5th to 8th February this year. A huge number of exhibitors and guests from all around the world came to Messe Munich complex and among people who visited the fair you could spot sport personalities like Bode Miller, Martin Fourcade, Robby Naish, or Hermann Maier.

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Sandy Allen – interview for Mountain Portal

Sandy Allen – interview for Mountain Portal

During last Open Climbing Days in May 2016 one of the main guests was a Scottish climber, a man who walked Mazeno Ridge - Sandy Allen. Thanks to his presence there was an opportunity to talk to our guest. We are publishing a short conversation that I was able to have with Sandy.

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„Piękno gór – the beauty of the mountains – K2. The memorial of Tadeusz Piotrowski” – the coverage

„Piękno gór – the beauty of the mountains – K2. The memorial of Tadeusz Piotrowski” – the coverage

We are after a great premiere. The weekend of 08/09.10.2016 in Polish Jura was the centre of a new and – for sure – from now on annual event devoted to the mountain people. “Piękno gór – the beauty of the mountains” is all about the highest mountains and it’s first edition was fully concentrated on an unreached in winter eight-thousander – K2. The event took place thanks to the Mountain Foundation ECHO, Mountain Portal and the complex “Małe Dolomity” in Hucisko.

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Bob A. Schelfhout Aubertijn – interview for Mountain Portal

Bob A. Schelfhout Aubertijn – interview for Mountain Portal

There are people whose work, engagement, unlimited passion and love for what they do give us opportunity to know about many important events and facts from the past which are believed to be revolutionary, spectacular or simply special.

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VI Open Climbing Days – the report

VI Open Climbing Days – the report

The weekend between 21st and 22nd May was filled with emotions provided by the event that was impatiently awaited by all of us. At this time in Hucisko in Polish Jura VIth edition of Open Climbing Days took place together with IVth edition of Paweł Wyrwa Memorial and Ist edition of Run Jura).

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Simone Moro – interview for Mountain Portal

Simone Moro – interwiev for Mountain Portal

Undoubtedly, the most important and spectacular event of the last winter in the world of mountains was the first winter ascend on the summit of Nanga Parbat in Himalaya Mountains. After many years of the defense the mountain has finally given in to Simone Moro, Alex Txikon and Muhammad Ali who altogether stood on its peak. Unfortunately, just before summit push Tamara Lunger had to quit.

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VI Open Climbing Days and IV Memorial of Paweł Wyrwa

VI Open Climbing Days and IV Memorial of Paweł Wyrwa

This year ECHO Mountain Foundation is glad to invite all the enthusiasts of mountains, Jura and climbing to the 6th edition of Open Climbing Days! In our program, as traditionally, there are interesting meetings with alpinists planned, IV Memorial of Paweł Wyrwa, 10 km run, climbing activities for beginners and many more surprises. This year we are meeting on 21 and 22 May in Hucisko in Polish Jura. A detailed program of the event you can find below.

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Kozi Kidz Regnkappa chosen as The Independent's "Best Buy" raincoat for kids this spring

Kozi Kidz Regnkappa chosen as The Independent's "Best Buy" raincoat for kids this spring

Kozi Kidz Regnkappa won compared to 12 raincoats for children, taken by The Independent. The top three also includes products Helly Hansen JR Frogner and Raindrops Ocean Waterproof Jacket.

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