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BD ATHLETE ADAM ONDRA: A YEAR OF SENDS, ON ROCK AND PLASTIC

BD ATHLETE ADAM ONDRA: A YEAR OF SENDS, ON ROCK AND PLASTIC

What does it take to dominate every discipline the sport of climbing has come up with? In this film, we take a look at Adam Ondra's year, from sending some of the world's hardest routes to winning the championships of lead climbing and bouldering.

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The seventh edition of “My Baby” fairs in Warsaw 2014

The seventh edition of “Moje Dziecko” (“My Baby”) fairs took place on 30-31 of August at Hala Torwar in Warsaw. According to the organisers, the two-day event hosted 4135 families and many exhibitors. Surely the range for children from our Mountain Shop could not have been absent. To sum all up: “it was all fun!”

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‘Hello, it’s Andrzej! I reached the summit a couple of minutes ago!’

‘Hello, it’s Andrzej! I reached the summit a couple of minutes ago!’

Last Thursday we were writing about Andrzej Bargiel's attack at Manaslu. Today we'd like to invite you for the latest news from this expedition, where Andrzej Bargiel shares detailes from reaching the summit!

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The attack time!

The attack time!

Lounging about in the base camp is not what we like most. Everyone just wait trying to kill the time that moves extremely slow. Some read, some do workout, others spend time in the mess. Sooner or later everyone gets bored, though.

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Acclimatisation is done

Acclimatisation is done

The morning greeted us with beautiful weather. We’ve been woken up by strong rays of sun and high temperature. I have to say we were really tired after the intense training the day before.

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Trekking beneath Manaslu

Trekking beneath Manaslu

spent the two days of rest in the base camp not only on lounging about and preparing gear. I decided to use this extra free time to tell you what the hike to Manaslu actually looks like. Trekking can be recommended to anyone who wants to see the Himalayan peaks, stand at their feet and look at them from various perspectives – not necessarily with an ambition to climb them or ski them down, like us.

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Summer's Almost Gone

Summer's Almost Gone

Steve Holeczi’s name appeared on call display. “There’s a cool-looking corner system just left of Homage to the Spider. Wanna go check it out on Tuesday?”

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Being able to do what you love

Being able to do what you love

Recent news from Andrzej Bargiel and his Manaslu & Cho project:

September 15th

Finally the day has come. The day of the long-awaited rest.

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Wigwam - availible at Mountain Portal

According to Mountainportal’s philosophy, you can proudly own a great pair of mountaineering footwear, but unless you have a pair of fine quality socks, you are not fully prepared for outdoor activities. An American hosiery company Wigwam has been dedicated to knitting socks for over a century and now their products are available via Mountain Store.

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Cober - new brand of poles!

Mountainportal.com is pleased to announce a newly started cooperation with a renown Italian company Cober. Founded in 1947 in Opera, just outside Milan, Cober has been in the outdoor business for more than half a century. The company was established by Renato Covini whose son, Flavio, is today’s General Manager of the firm.

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