Mountaineer guide, Trekking
Should you be a person loving mountains, a person that is or has been in western Canada, you certainly know about Jasper National Park. It might have been one of the reasons why you visited the country.
One of the roads in the Banff National Park where you wont meet more than several dozens of people are roads around Bow Lake. We arrived at lake at 7:00 and parked our car by Num-Ti-Jah Lodge (there is a parking lot with dry toilets). Mountains were mysterious, still in morning mist, and sun was hidden behind mountain peaks. Local atmosphere was silent, and really freezing – hat and gloves are necessary.
Every tourist heading to Rocky Mountains, Canada certainly visits Banff National Park that has a center in the town of the same name.
Durmitor was declared a national park in 1952 (with Lovcen and Biogradska Gora). Durmitor National Park spreads in the Durmitor Mountains and also in a narrow belt along the Tara river to Mojkovac.
If you are thinking about spending a vacation in the country with lots of greenery, beautiful mountains and yet being on the sea, Montenegro is your choice. The truth is that the shores are usually overcrowded in summer. But still worth it.
If you are tired of climbing, just go to relax on Sevan Lake. It is a mountain lake (1900 meters) and the largest lake in the Caucasus. It is located in the Armenia Highlands. The lake is surrounded by plain hills. The whole place is very quiet. Large waves appear on the lake when it is particularly windy. Beware of cancers while swimming. It is not very pleasant experience being bitten by their claws. But, on the other hand, they are worth eating.
Armenia is located within the mighty ridges of Caucasus. We have learned about the highest peaks of Armenia in the last article. The article of today will show you more about rope climbing. I have only traveled through Armenia but I have not climbed there. But we encountered beautiful rocks there every day.
Armenia is a country situated in the South Caucasus. On the north, its neighbor is Georgia, on the east, it is Azerbaijan. On the west there is Azerbaijani exclave, Nakhchivan, and also Turkey. Armenia is a parliament democracy. Since 301 CE there is Christianity as a state religion.
History of various climbing and mountaineering techniques is really long. It was first thing people did while in mountains. First trip to the mountains was not because of sports or hobby. People began walking to the mountains because of getting food.
Moravian Karst is one of the most important climbing zones in the Czech Republic. There the history of classic as well as modern climbing was made.
You cannot think of a place where you can go and be in nature in Prague? Clearly, there is a place where you can relax, forget about city noise and stretch your muscles you need for climbing. That place is Divoka Sarka natural reservation.
Climbing the sandstone cliffs and towers have with us a long tradition and high standards. Sandstone is material, after which the climbs here and elsewhere in the world. The Czech Republic, however, is historically linked. The so-called. cradle of climbing the sandstone rocks is north of the Czech Republic - Bohemian Switzerland and its soaring towers and the Elbe Sandstone climbing areas in Czech paradise.
In this article we bring you information about non-competitive climbing.
Ko Tao, a beautiful island in the Gulf of Thailand that is known as a diver’ paradise. When you arrive to the island, first things you will see are granite stones scattered around great part of the island, they basically create the island.
It is worth visiting old limestone quarry in Stramberk if you travel to Moravskoslezky Region. This old quarry is a private land that is enclosed with a fence and monitored.
We have already mentioned the Phra Nang beach. It is the most beautiful beach (like popular Railey beaches) on cape Laem Phra Nang. The best thing about this beach is that there are no bungalows (only 2 exits from 5 star bungalows).
As it has been already mentioned, the Leam Phra Nang peninsula is known for its four beaches - Railey West Beach, Railey East Beach, Ao Phra Nang and Ton Sai.
Do you want to rest from your everyday worries and visit some place with a absolutely different climate? Do you want to have some sporting activity during your vacation (including climbing)? One of the best option is Thailand, a country in southeastern Asia.
Nago is only one of many rocky formations in this area which offers great climbing. This formation offers more than 135 roads of various difficulties (from 4a to 7c+).
Lago di Garda is a very popular place for active vacations. The area surrounding the largest Italian lake is famous for its landscape, bike trails, climbing opportunities, via ferrata and the lake itself is a windsurfing paradise.
The last part of our serial about the climb up of tandem Czech climbers Radek Jaroš and Jan Trávníček we had compiled from text messages that almost daily came to the Czech Republic.
It is the end of April and snowing and snowing. Stuck in the base camp and try to kill time. We wait until the weather will be better and so we read, drink coffee, smoke. I remember the past month full of experiences.
After two rest days in BC, where was necessary to do puja (religious ceremony), we decided to try to climb the wall Lhotka to C III in about 7300 m.
4.10 2012: Even one year wasn’t gone and I'm here again! This time I do not want on any peak which rises (actually they are hidden) above the largest world's camp. And most importantly, this time I am not alone here.
Not every weekend is possible to leave the capital and move to greener and rocky parts of Slovakia. This is exactly why I like to wander in Bratislava. It's nice to visit places that one had no idea they existed.
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