The temperature in the mountains normally decreases with increased elevation, but there are local phenomena and places with temperature inversion and these are called frost hollows or frost pockets.
If you are familiar with the tents industry, then you have probably seen the phrases like 4-season tents and 4th-season tents. This can be confusing because some manufacturers use these phrases carelessly.
Backpacking implies carrying lots of stuff for outdoor sleeping, and in the case of families this becomes even more complicated. So is it really doable? Find out here.
This was a question asked in a Facebook group by a person who was preparing for his Alta Via 1 trip in the Italian Dolomites. Some advises from the group members were really surprising.
I have hiked to the Lago Sorapis recently, and I had a great weather when started, but on the way back it changed. So I share here what I experienced.
It is a simple fact that condensation in a tent cannot be avoided. It can be reduced if a tent has vents and in favorable weather conditions, but this is a natural phenomenon that happens practically all the time.
A few years ago I have seen a trail in the snow exactly on the summit of Geisterspitze. But recently, in my tour to Piz Paradisin, I have actually seen the animal.
The Dolomites, a majestic mountain range located in northeastern Italy, are known for their breathtaking landscapes and challenging hiking trails. Many outdoor enthusiasts are drawn to this region to explore its beauty and test their hiking skills.
If you’re dreaming of exploring the breathtaking beauty of the Dolomites in Italy, you might be wondering, “When is the best time to go?” This will depend on what you want to do. In this text you will find a handy advice.
Getting to a summit that is 3000 meters high is never easy, but there are factors that make some peaks in the Dolomites easier than others. Piz Boè is one of them.