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.
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.
If you are a hiker, mountaineer, or simply a tourist, you might wonder what would be a good off-season time to visit Switzerland. This text will help, so keep reading.
If you want to get to the summit to enjoy the sunrise, you will have to start at night. In other situations, you might experience slow progress on your hiking route and get caught by darkness on the trail. So it is important to know how to behave in such situations.
I just came from my usual evening walk, and this happened to be in the worst possible weather situation with wet snow and rain combined, with completely wet and muddy ground. So how did my clothing and boots perform?