Archive for the ‘Rolfe Oostra’ Category

Bully – Pyrenees 2014.

This blog is written from the perspective of a client of mine. At the time I had no idea about his background and remember feeling a bit disgruntled about his [...]

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Early December attempt of Aconcagua.

The mountain became even more beautiful in its ferocity. Clouds approaching it from the south were distorted into wild shapes as they were sucked into the rotor winds that twisted [...]

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Climbing Manaslu.

We arrived in Arughat at sunset. Mosquitos buzzed and the cold beer was welcome. It had taken us a long day of hard travel along bone-jarring roads, which featured pot [...]

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The mighty Manalsu – The 8th highest mountain in the world. 8163m The story so far….

-09.09.13
Finally we have arrived into basecamp – not before a whirlwind in Kathmandu catching up with many old friends, gear sorting, paper work signing and permit gathering. Our expedition to [...]

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Elbrus the flip side.

The main problem working with Daniel, our Russian guide is the language barrier. I ask him how long he has been a mountain guide and he says eight minutes. We [...]

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Double success for Berghaus in the 2014 ISPO Awards

Berghaus has won two major international industry awards for products developed by its MtnHaus® design and development team.  In the 2014 ISPO Awards, a jury of experts from around Europe [...]

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Desktop Calendar January 2014

Below are our desktop calendars for January. To download simply click on the thumbnail of the version and size you need and the full size image will open in a [...]

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Ulvetanna Success

Location: Mavericks, Ulvetanna Base Camp, S 71 49.146′, E 008 21.867′
Temperature: -15 C, clear, sunny and beautiful, 0 knots.
NE Ridge Ulvetanna, 1750m, E6 6b, 5.12, A2 (C2)
We made it! [...]

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