Mountaineer guide, Trekking
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.
Remember, how I came back from Gasherbrumu (2009), as I said that ASI has nowhere to "an eight" will not go? Do you remember how I came back from Manaslu (2011), as I said SURE to "an eight" it will not go? ... Annapurna Expedition 2012 ...
The errors are the part of each beginning but on the other hand we have to say that one learns to errors. In the beginning everyone just misses, but the perfection can be only one who devotes his interest to one hundred percent. The learning spiral rises up and falls down again, experiencing the joy of success, but also sadness or even frustration when something does not go to him.
On the rocks near Kutná Hora, a group of young climbers talking about the best way to get up, where they should catch, where to stand. On them, but also all around have everything they need - high quality and sophisticated equipment, thermos of tea, energy bars and in their mind lot of theory from red books.
Instructor Kamil Korejs answered this question professionally but mainly skink: "My experience with climbing of partners is varied. It depends also on how much the partner is lighter, "he explains, deliberately avoiding the answer, as the new common hobby could move their relationship and then talk turns to the professional side of things.
Why go to the mountains, where is cold, if it is possible to enjoy skiing also in the living room? This way, unfortunately, reflects the considerable percentage of Czech children, young people, but also their parents, for whom such a form of entertainment child actually is very comfortable and ultimately inexpensive.
Fear- is part human and animal life and the also defence mechanism of the organism. But sometimes it can be more insidious than we like ourselves. This is the right moment to start to fight with the fear, or exactly fight with us. The first type of fear that comes to mind in relation to climbing is the fear of heights.
"For the climbing instructor is important, how he can attract people, motivate and how he is able to transmit knowledge them,"says Kamil Korejs from Holešovice Horoškola Mammut.
"When you´re coming to the first lesson, you does not need anything too special," says Kamil Korejs, one of the instructors Horoškoly Mammut in Holešovice. "Just sportswear and zest for climbing," he adds. Equipment can be rented on the climbing centre, which is certainly a better option than wasting money to buy their own.
"Climbers are a group of people as any other. It reminds me a little question - in which political party has most of idiots,"climbing instructor from Ground Mammut center Kamil Korejs is smilling. According to him, around climbing are people appear the same as everywhere else - fair ones, excellent people, idiots, lots of daffodils or selfish.
Sport climbing is relatively safe compared with other sports activities. But the Mountain climbing hasn´t such a positive balance already. Memorials of those who had to die on the mountains are the clear proof.
Climbing - sport which is experiencing a tremendous "boom". From people wishing to adrenaline, overcoming themselves and merge with nature who climbing became part of their life, gradually moved into the cities to those is climbing mainly fun. The climb can begin to practically everyone.
Central-American Cordillera Mountains are characterized with high placed table lands, including several peaks of volcanic origin. They are starting from Sierra Nevada on borders with Mexico and Guatemala, passing as one ridge up to South America.
Sierra Madre (Sierra Madre de Chiapas in Mexico) is a mountain range, passing from north-west to south-east, from Chiapas state in Mexico, via Guatemala just up to Salvador and Honduras. This mountain range system takes approx. 80% of Mexico territory. At the same time, it belongs, with its extention, to the greatest mountain ridges of the world.
Alaska Peninsula, which presents an area of untouched and wild nature, is the greatest and the least inhabitated island at the same time of United States.
Himalaya Mountain Range is extended on territories of Bhutan, India, China (Tibet), Nepal and Pakistan, presenting the highest mountain belt of the Earth.
The continent of Antrarctica presents, with its extention of 14 000 000 square kilometres, the fifth greatest continent of our planet. However, 98% of total Antarctide surface is covered by glaciers, which are 1,6 kms thick in diameter at least. Along all its circumference, the continent is washed out by South (Antarctic) Ocean.
Small Caucasus and Armenian Highland present mountain systems of South-East Asia, situated in territories of Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaidyan, east Turkey and noth-west Iran. These mountain ranges are placed between Great Caucasus, Anatolya Mountains, Taurus and Iran Mountains.
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