The Col du Galibier is a great mountain pass, in the heart of the French Alps and a usual suspect for the Tour du France. What’s so special?Lees meer
How fit are you: estimating hiking times
How fit are you really, and how do your walking times compare to the signposts along the route? Get to know it – and plan better!Lees meer
Marmolada Glacier Collapse: what happened?
On July 3rd, 2022, a large piece of the Marmolada glacier in the Italian Alps collapsed. What happened, and where exactly?Lees meer
Hiking in the “vallee des Glaciers”: Les Chapieux
Les Chapieux is an important stop for most hikers during the Tour du Mont Blanc. But it is also an accessible place for day-hikes and campers.Lees meer
Early summer heat is wreaking havoc on Alpine glaciers
The recent early summer heat is causing Alpine glaciers to retreat in a breathtaking pace. Will this year see record melting?Lees meer
Why do you sunburn easier at high altitudes?
The sun shines much stronger in the mountains – causing sunburn more easily than at lower altitudes. Why? And what can we do against it?Lees meer
Review: BioLite CampStove 2+
The BioLite CampStove 2+ is a great gadget. But is it actually useful as a cooking device? Let’s find out!Lees meer
Cocuzzolo App: Launch end of June
Time is progressing, and so is the programming work for the app. Hundreds of hours of programming will be put in the first version of our Cocuzzolo navigation app for hikers & bikers.Lees meer
Wilderness cooking: which type of burner to choose?
Cooking in the wild can be challening, but doesn’t need to be. It all starts with the right equipment to cook on!Lees meer
Current trail conditions in the Alps
Planning a hike in the Alps anytime soon? We’ve got the latest trail conditions (latest update June 13)Lees meer