Ansel Adams with Camera

ANSEL ADAMS: „You don't take a photograph, you make it“

October 24, 2018 97 Comments

Ansel Adams (1902-1984)  - an iconic American landscape photographer climbed mountains, was trekking for hours at a time in order to take the right shot. He was as also an activist and environmentalist - a pioneer in the citizen movement to preserve the wilderness. He spoke through his photos and fought hard to lobby congress to create more national parks. 

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Vintage mountain photography/ Vittorio Sella

Vintage mountain photography/ Vittorio Sella

March 28, 2018 101 Comments

Living in Biella, a small Italian village, Vittorio Sella got to watch and admire mountains every day. Precisely, the Alps provided Sella’s first challenges as climber and photographer. 

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Avalanche Safety Equipment – the evolution from avalanche cord to transceivers

Avalanche Safety Equipment – the evolution from avalanche cord to transceivers

November 23, 2017 96 Comments

One of the most basic avalanche safety equipment that was invented just after the snow shovel was avalanche cord (in german: Lawinenschnur), a kind of locating device, which helped rapidly locate and rescue the one buried by an avalanche.

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Vintage Climbing - new pulse in outdoor trends

Vintage Climbing - new pulse in outdoor trends

October 30, 2017 95 Comments

And still the greatest ascents were made in those times with vintage climbing gear, equipment, vintage clothing and mountaineering boots! 

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