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WINTER

Snowshoe day tour in the Harz mountains

Snowshoe day tour in the Harz mountains

The Harz mountains have over 1.60 m of snow in the higher altitudes. So there will be another snowshoe tour before the end of winter. This tour will start in Schierke in the eastern Harz and proceed over the Hohneklippen and the Pferdekopf to the Kapellenklippe. The return route is along the Glashüttenweg to Schierke. The current snow conditions are varied. In the lower regions (the Schierke train... [Read more]

MLD LiteSoul ultralight bivy

MLD LiteSoul ultralight bivy

Mountain Laurel Designs has a total of four bivys in its product range. The lightest of these is the MLD LiteSoul, which weighs in at 4.4 ounces (130 grams). The top fabric of the MLD LiteSoul is highly water resistant and breathable. The bottom fabric is in Spectralite .60 (cuben fibre), which is extremely light and water resistant. Although the Litesoul bivy features a mummy-style form, it is extremely... [Read more]

MYOG ultralight thermos bottle

MYOG ultralight thermos bottle

I have done without a thermos bottle on a number of winter trips because they were always too heavy for me. I only enjoyed hot tea when camp had been set up for the night. At last, however, I have found an appropriate solution which keeps my tea hot for a long period during the day. I created my own thermos bottle using the following component parts: - Integral Designs - Primaloft Insulated Bottle... [Read more]

Gear Lists Ultralight

Ultralight Gear list Fjällraven CLASSIC 2009 Sweden (3,6 kg): Gear list corsica may 2009 (4,0 kg): 3-season Gear list (2,2 kg)                                                       Winter Gear list (3,7 kg)  Weiter lesen →

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