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KILLER COLLAB

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POLARTEC POWER FILL

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W O R N W E A R . L O N G L I V E PATA G O N I A

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D OX A RU N

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ALEX HONNOLD

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THE PIERALONGIA TOWER

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CLIMBING CHINA

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M AT H Ä U S G A R T N E R

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SKIING: ETNA .SEA OF CLOUDS.

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Christian Regester, progettista senior di prodotti tecnici, lavora nel nostro laboratorio “The Forge” alla realizzazione della giacca Micro Puff®. KYLE SPARKS © 2018 Patagonia, Inc. Christian Regester, progettista senior di prodotti tecnici, lavora nel nostro laboratorio “The Forge” alla realizzazione della giacca Micro Puff®. KYLE SPARKS © 2018 Patagonia, Inc.

Tutto è Tutto è niente. niente. Micro Puf f ® Hoody

Dopo 4 anni di test sul campo, 830 ore dedicate a raffinare i materiali, 3 nomi diversi e circa 1.830 m percorsi in salita per Dopo un 4 anni test sul campo, ore dedicate a raffinare i condurre solo di test, siamo riusciti a 830 creare una giacca che risolve

3 nomi diversiche e circa 1.830 m percorsi in salita unomateriali, dei problemi più spinosi riguardano l’imbottitura: come per condurre un solo test, siamo a qualità creare una risolve realizzare qualcosa che combini leriusciti migliori dellagiacca piumache e dei uno dei problemi più la spinosi che l’imbottitura: materiali sintetici e creare formula perriguardano un’imbottitura perfetta? come realizzare qualcosa che combini le migliori qualità della piuma e dei Tutto è iniziato con PlumaFill, una fibra che abbiamo scoperto nel materiali sintetici e creare la formula per un’imbottitura perfetta?

La nostra giacca imbottita ®

2007 che si è dimostrata altamente comprimibile e calda nonostante Tutto è iniziato PlumaFill, fibra chemigliore abbiamorispetto scoperto il suo peso ridotto.con Questa fibra una si è rivelata a nel

nostra giacca imbottita di La sempre.

2007 altra che si è dimostrata altamente comprimibile e calda nonostante qualsiasi imbottitura sintetica che avessimo mai testato. Abbiamo il suo peso ridotto. Questa fibra si è rivelata miglioreanni rispetto a combinato questa scoperta con un modello che ha richiesto di

Micro Puf f Hoody più leggera e comprimibile più leggera e comprimibile di sempre.

qualsiasi altra e imbottitura sintetica che avessimo mai testato. Abbiamo perfezionamento una costruzione trapuntata che consente al calore combinato questa scoperta condella un modello di muoversi liberamente all’interno fodera. che ha richiesto anni di perfezionamento e una costruzione trapuntata che consente al calore Vi presentiamo la formula per crearedella una giacca di muoversi liberamente all’interno fodera.che ridefinisce l’imbottitura.

Vi presentiamo la formula per creare una giacca che ridefinisce l’imbottitura.


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“To go beyond the appearance! That’s the goal of this new magazine ". It was December 2010 and Nicolò Balzani inaugurated with these words the editorial on the first issue of The Pill. “We want to tell what’s not usually seen, what remains hidden behind a surf contest, a snowboard video or a skate shooting. To show the world of action sports from the point of view of those who sell, distribute and organise it". Reading those words now, we are even more aware of our change. In seven years we have traveled thousands of kilometres, exchanged hundreds of phone calls, gathered dozens of appointments, collected one shooting after another. In the moment it is embodied, that spirit needs to give air to its own vibration, that air obtained from its previous experiences. This spirit has a vibration that is the result of what it has previously experienced. This spirit has evolved, has changed direction, has undergone deep restyling and it is now ready to cross borders. It went from telling behind the scenes, what was not seen, to the more essential things for eyes and mind. It came out of the shadows to open its horizons, to see things in a different, better light. It has rediscovered contact with nature, an amazing tool to counterbalance technology. The aim of these considerations is to put our convictions in order, in front of the perturbation caused by doubta. At least once a year, let us the time to reflect on ourselves. To remember, not to celebrate.

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B OA R D R I D E R S P U R C H AS E S B I L L A B O N G I N T E R N AT I O N A L Boardriders Inc., owner of Quiksilver, Roxy and DC brands, has signed an agreement to purchase the rival Billabong International. The US company, under the control of the Oaktree in-

vestment fund, which already owns 19% of Billabong, will purchase the remaining parts of the brand valued 380 million of Australian dollars. The merger will also bring together other brands as Rvca, Element, VonZipper and Xcel; a colossus with 630 stores in 28 countries.

Dave Tanner from Oaktree is in charge to run Boardriders and, once the purchase transaction is completed by the end of June, will be general manager instead of Franรงais Pierre Agnes.

L A S P O R T I VA M O U N TA I N R U N N I N G C U P 2 0 1 8 The Mountain Running Cup circuit is ready to start again. The organisers of the most prestigious skyraces in the country gathered in La Sportiva to decide a budget and plan the new appointments. The most important

news concerns the stages, that have all been reconfirmed: 6 races, 3 regions, 9700 meters in altitude and 133 km in total. After the first edition, the Skylakes (VI) will enter by all means in the circuit that will start again

from Marone, on the shores of Lake Iseo, on Sunday May 6th 2018. Then it will continue on the spectacular ridges of Ledro, on the 10th of June, to finally get to Tesero, in the heart of the Val di Fiemme. After this turning point and the holiday in August, it will be time for the San Fermo Trail in Borno (BS), before the final

stage in the mountains of Valgerola with the International Rosetta SkyRace, on Sunday September 2nd.

S P O R T, FA S H I O N A N D N E W T R E N D S I N I S P O M U N I C H 2 0 1 8 Over 2,700 exhibitors divided into 16 pavilions. Those are the first numbers of Ispo Munich, the

most important European trade show dedicated to winter sports. Among the new trends that will be presented from the 28th to the 31th of January 2018 in the Vision section, there will be the sportswear as a real lifestyle. Urban fashion is increasingly moving to the direction of sport (and viceversa), representing a great potential for designers and companies who are following this trend

at full speed. Retailers have understood that the reference market goes beyond traditional sport. Shops are filled with more and more products dedicated to those people who look for comfortable and functionality clothes that can be worn either in the office and for a walk in the mountains.

R O S S I G N O L P U R C H AS E S DA L E O F N O R WAY Rossignol Group, whose majority belongs to the Scandinavian fund Altor, has signed an agreement for the acquisition of the Norwegian brand Dale of Norway. Since Dale was born, in

1879, it has distinguished itself for the high quality of its knitwear production, sold in more than 25 countries. In the last decade, the brand has transformed traditional Norwegian design into a stylistic concept that can be applied to casual fashion, outdoor and sport. The purchase

of Dale, said Bruno Cercley, CEO of Rossignol, will help to support the growth of the group

thanks to the high rate of craftsmanship guaranteed by the production site in Dalekvam. Viceversa, Rossignol will provide support to Dale on an international expansion scale.

B A N F F M O U N TA I N F I L M F E S T I VA L W O R L D T O U R I TA LY 2 0 1 8 Great spaces, uncontaminated mountains, wild nature. An evening dedicated to the amazing outdoor cinema, a trip to the most remote and fascinating places on the planet to experience

extraordinary adventures together with athletes, adventurers and explorers. Mountaineering, climbing, mountain biking, kayaking and action sports: every evening there will be an event

of more than two hours of videos with a high rate of emotions and fun. Now at its sixth edition, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Italy will be inaugurated in Milan on

February 19th 2018 and will go on in the main cities of our country with a 28-stages tour.

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LEKI’S COLLAB WITH BOA TECHNOLOGY The first Boa closure system for ski gloves has been developed. Leki, a leader in gloves and ski poles, will introduce this new product from winter 2018/19. The locking system will be included in the Progressive Tune S Boa alpine glove and in the Nordic Tune Shark Boa dedicated to cross country. Boa System was used for the first time in 2001 in Vans and K2 snowboard boots, and it is now largely used in golf, running, cycling and hiking. Leki will combine this innova-

tion with Trigger, its triggering technology that allows a direct connection between the ski pole and the glove using a snap system.

A R C O R O C K STA R 2 0 1 8 On the 21st and 22nd of April the vertical walls of Garda Trentino will be the setting of the third edition

of Arco Rock Star, the international climbing photography contest. A two days where athletes and pho-

tographers will try to get the best photo that describes the athletic gesture, but also the landscape and everything that revolves around climbing. Two categories: the Pros, selected by invitation among the

promising names of outdoor photography throughout all Europe, and Open, thanks to the subscription on www.arcorockstar.it. A news from the third edition is the special prize "La Sportiva Anniversary”.

Arco Rock Star will celebrate with this prize the 90th anniversary of La Sportiva. The event will take place together with the Adventure Awards Days, the international festival of exploration.

ODLO’S COLLAB WITH ZAHA HADID The Swiss brands renewed itself with sparkling innovations. Functionality, design and the extra-

ordinary collaboration with Zaha Hadid Design, the architecture studio of the iconic "queen of the curves", are what characterised the fall/winter 2018/19 collection, giving new life to the sports underwear. The result of this incredible partnership is the exclusive series of Odlo Futureskin baselayers, in whose style we can recognise the language of Zaha Hadid with its continuous

fluidity and clear design. The new collection convinces both for its innovative design but also because of the Organic Bodymapping technology that brings the different needs of the body into a single garment.

P R OW I N T E R STA R T U P V I L L AG E 2 0 1 8 A reality born from the experience of Prowinter and that renews its commitment and the desire

to give opportunities to new winning ideas. Prowinter Startup Village 2018 is a place dedicated to young entrepreneurs and their initiatives: a space that comes from a careful research operation

on international scale made by Prowinter, the expo dedicated to the mountain sports business will be scheduled in Bolzano from 10th to 12th April 2018. Startup Village has been created as a platform and as a sounding board for the most innovative ideas dedicated to the mountain

world: clothing, equipment, technology and startups offering solutions for mountain tourism. The contest for young brands is now open.

INOV-8 G-SERIES: GRAFENE SPORT SHOES Inov-8 launches a revolutionary news in the sports footwear market. The British brand has collaborated with the University of Manchester to become the first company to incorporate graphene in a running shoe. Laboratory tests have shown that the rubber soles of these shoes,

that will be on the market in 2018, are 50% more durable, 50% more elastic and 50% more

resistant to wear. Graphene is the thinnest material on earth and is 200 times stronger than steel. Isolated for the first time by the University of Manchester in 2004, it is the first two-di-

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Designed for the most fearless outdoorsmen, the Buri Utility Knife embodies all the versatility and power of a robust stainless steel blade with a solid shank and titanium coating. Straight or toothed edges for the different uses, bottle opener with a glass breaker at the opposite end, quick release sheath with detachable clip and a hole for the lanyard integrated into the handle. A must have, even if it’s your first camping experience.

Scarpa, a leader in sports footwear since 80 years, and Recco, a Swedish brand that develops and sells technology to trace avalanche victims, join forces in an important partnership presented at ISPO 2018: the brand new F1, the first ski mountaineering boot equipped with Recco system. Available from the FW 18/19 season, this new model represents an evolution in terms of technology and performance, and shows the important synergy’s work carried out by the two research and development teams.

The mountain, its people, the sense of freedom and adventure. Those vital forces were captured in a perfect blend of regenerating and edifying extracts. Moose, as the largest existing cervid, is the result of a difficult and exciting journey to distill the essence of the mountains. Herbal liqueur made in Vorarlberg, in the Austrian Alps, by the Freihof Distillery, one of the oldest and most refined family-run European distilleries.

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A part of nature in our everyday life. This watch comes from the Rocky Mountains of Idaho, with a bamboo case secured by a leather strap and a black stainless steel buckle. The light and elegant design makes it comfortable and durable. It has the shape of the Teton Range laser engraved in the dial. For each online order, Apache Pine will donate a meal to the Hyderabad orphanage in the Andhra Pradesh region of India.

Communication, like most other skills, needs a B plan. The phonetic alphabet, the Morse code, the sign language as well as instructions on the correct use of the mirror for emergency messages, are all represented on this cotton bandana designed with the dual purpose to offer useful information. Printed with water-based inks, it’s available with Insect Shield treatment to keep insects away.

The premium version of the classic single-piece base layer by Airblaster. Made of Woolverine wool, it dries twice as fast (and it’s 45% more resistant) than the classic Merino wool. An ergonomic hood with 7 panels that fits perfectly the shape of the head and moves with it, a full-length front zipper and another waist zip at 350 degrees when it’s time to go to the toilet.

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The unique and original Leather Vest, the iconic starting point of the Powderhorn collection, a brand born in Jackson Hole (Wyoming) that is producing winter technical clothing since 1972. A dark blue 100% polyester waistcoat with patches on the shoulders in cowhide of the Pechdo Tanneries of Millau. Central closure with zip, original details and a 800 Fill Power goose-down thermal insulation. Powderhorn is distributed in our country by Scott Sports Italia.

For the fans of two wheels and extreme commuters. Velomacchi Giro is a 35 liter backpack designed to distribute the weight on the shoulders in the best way. Etching in 300D nylon Acquaforte fabric, waterproof and abrasion resistant, it has a ballistic fabric reinforcement on the shoulders, a magnetic closure system, a side pocket for quick access and a rear panel connected to the hydration system.

Naglev, acronym of Natural Glocal Evolution, is an Italian brand born from the experience of the Morlin family. The first product launched on the market is called Unico, a multifunction outdoor shoe that combines the walkability with the support of a traditional trekking shoe and the performance and agility of a trail running shoe. It has a Kevlar upper made in one piece and technological materials assembled without the use of seams. A mix of technology and tradition for the best comfort.

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Waterproof, durable and with great autonomy, Action-X3 confirms its outdoor Dna with its compact size and innovative technology. It fixes, reloads and transfers your data in a single gesture thanks to the X-Link magnetic system. Take advantage of an optimised sound in noisy environments and of an exemplary photo and video quality even without brightness. IP68 waterproofness conformed to military standard, a 5” ultra-reinforced screen and a powerful 3500mAh battery.

The meeting between Darron Sven Coppin, founder of Sven Bikes, the food critic Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and the executive chef Gill Meller created this tailor-made item designed for lovers of outdoor cooking. Once the raw materials are collected, the wicker basket can contain a portable barbecue, cooking pans and a recyclable tableware made of pine fibers. It also includes a stainless steel thermos, a chopping board and various Opinel knives. The dynamo on the hub gives power to a USB charger.

The most resistant insulation jacket in the world. A new concept that highlights the design and innovation capacity of Haglöfs. The use of Dyneema fiber has made possible to create a breathable, waterproof, ultra-light garment with an attractive and contemporary design. Innovative buttoning for greater ventilation and double zip, Box Baffles construction in the upper part of the body and in the sleeves for a greater thermal insulation, water-resistant YKK zip, reflective detail on the back.

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An unmistakable object, made even more unique by the touch of Pendleton in the Rob Roy version. This Stanley PMI 16 oz vacuum-insulated mug keeps drinks hot for 7 hours (or cold for 30). Completely leak-proof, its functional design allows you to open and close the cap with just one hand. It’s totally BPA-free and made of 18/8 stainless steel.

In the Montebelluna districts there are some of the greatest Italian footwear excellences including Diemme, who has been synonym of high quality since 25 years, and Diadora, one of the most famous sports brands in the world born in 1948 as a mountain boots workshop. This collaboration on the silhouette of the Roccia Vet model represents the beginning of a series of exclusive projects to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Diadora. A boot made of full-grain leather, with a double logo on the tongue and on the heel.

Five stages, three continents, the best freeriders in the world. As official partner of the Freeride World Tour 2018, the English eyewear brand SunGod has designed a limited edition mask of 400 pieces. Based on the Revolts model, with a 4KO Snow Green lens for all-round use, it features the FWT logo on the strap and a customised packaging.

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Legends Collide, aka that meeting of legends that we were all waiting for. Timberland’s nubuck leather and The North Face's unmistakable downfilled nylon come together for the first time ever. From the collaboration between the two brands of the Vf Corporation group, has born a modern day retelling of the legendary 6-inch boot and of the classic Nuptse jacket by TNF, both with an unmistakable DNA. A perfect mix for a great tribute to the two authentic American icons.

Hender Scheme, a Japanese brand known for its natural leather manufacturing, has collaborated with Casio's G-Shock division to produce an exclusive version of the iconic DW5600 model. The unaltered design is proposed in a natural and elegant shade with handstitched strap in vegetable tanned leather destined to age with use. The backlighting on the display discreetly shows the Hender Scheme logo.

Just in time for the launch of the Get Into Gear collection by Gant, an all-Swedish partnership was created and designed for the urban commuter. The BikeID Track Commuter is equipped with a 2-speed automatic transmission, Brooks Cambium saddle and a Chromoly steel frame. It also features a front smartphone mount (dedicated to GPS navigation) and 5 waterproof LED lights into the seat post. Available in three different sizes.

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There is no product that can explain the historical heritage of Reebok better than Classic Leather. His debut was in the fall of 1983, it was the first time a running shoe used leather. The collaboration with Raised by Wolves renews the model for an ideal appeal during winter months. The upper combines an extraordinarily simple look with this timeless silhouette. Gore-Tex lining to keep your feet dry, safe and ventilated for a long time. A die-cut Eva midsole to absorb shocks.

After the 2016 Heritage Traveler Collection, Shinsuke Takizawa of Neighborhood reveals the big capsule collection made in collab with Burton Japan. Combining Neighborhood's streetwear and workwear aesthetics with Burton's functional and insulating construction, the result is a collection of essential leisure items in khaki, heather green, black and olive. Bomber jackets, coats, snow pants, caps, t-shirts and work shirts with the Vermont and Tokyo tags to confirm their merger.

Before announcing his new collab with StĂźssy, Alpha Industries created a capsule collection with the raincoat brand Stutterheim: three classic Alpha models, renewed by the Swedish team with their characteristic rubberised cotton. The M-65 Fishtail is a unisex parka that combines performance, technology and style. A waterproof jacket for all seasons with a removable hood, double stitched seams, YKK zippers, chest pockets with snap buttons and adjustable waist cord.

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Uncrate further expands its dense series of collaborations of last months. After Bradley Mountain and Jack + Mulligan, the father of all men's gear sites signs this Rover Pack with Topo Designs. The combination of the Cordura 1050D ballistic fabric, with an American bison leather base, gives it an elegant appearance while maintaining a classic long-lasting silhouette. 16 liters of capacity, inner lining and a 15 "laptop case. Handmade in Colorado.

Part of the Olympic national team, and one of the first women to close a double backflip, Aimee Fuller is one of the most amazing talents in the women's snowboard scene. As rider of the European team, she collaborated with Vans on a customised version of the all-terrain Ferra boot. The Vans Hybrid Boa closure system, combined with the Custom Slide-Guide, offers the most customisable fit that can be found, anatomically designed for the female foot. New thing for the winter season 2017/18 is the Reach Around strap to wrap in the inner shoe.

The fourth collab between Oakley and Jeff Staple is on one of the most known model of the eyewear giant: the Frogskin. Its first appearance was in 1985 but disappeared from the scene for several years, then it went back into the market following the great demand. In this partnership the classic frame has been revitalised with the combination of colours and unique Pigeon details. Plutonite lenses with 100% UV protection and HDO technology ensure clear images without distortion.

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˜ VAU D E G R E E N S H A P E Vaude dedicates body and soul to respect the environment we live in. In 2010 Vadue created its own protocol called Green Shape, in order to fill the absence of an international standard based on criteria that define an eco-friendly product. Nowadays the brand is studying even stricter prerequisites concerning the entire cycle of production, from design to recycling after the use. It’s not only about the main fabrics but also additional components (wires, hinges, buttons...) and the production sites must embrace the strict Green Shape rules. The Bluesign certification for textile materials is at the base of those principles, but the Green Shape products can not, for example, contain fluorocarbons, instead Bluesign allows their use under strict conditions. The warranty explicitly excludes the use of critical materials such as PVC, nanotechnologies or fabrics printed with solvents. The purpose for 2018 is having an entire collection with zero environmental impact.

S U STA I N A B L E S U M M I T S C O N F E R E N C E 2 0 1 8 In 2010, the American Alpine Club launched the first Sustainable Summits Conference with the primary aim of sharing solutions about waste management on the mountains. At the Golden Conference in 2014 and at Aoraki's Conference in 2016, there were also talks about climate changes and about the problems of accessing to the high lands. From the 12th to the 14th of June 2018, landowners, researchers, NGO representatives and non-profit organisations, outdoor companies, guides and mountaineers from all around the world will be in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to share knowledge, experiences and solutions for the future of the mountains, focusing on their role in today's society, on the first effects of the climate and on the impacts of human activities in mountains.

THE ORTOVOX WOOL PROMISE Safety is a top priority for Ortovox and represents an essential value. But safety doesn’t concern only products intended to protect you in danger situations in the mountains or to defend you against natural elements, it also includes men and nature. A significant example are the working conditions and the high standards in animal welfare. With the recently published 19-page social report, Ortovox reveals the current state of its commitment to the subject. In the two-year period 2017/18, the project they are working on is called "Ortovox Wool Promise", which will be presented at ISPO during the whole expo. With this so-called OWP, the brand wants to show the importance of animal protection by focusing on the management of farms, of the territory and also on slaughter and transportation. The over 60 controlled indicators were found during the annual audits by independent and certified auditors.

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ECO SEVEN TEN NEW MEMBERS FOR EOCA In the second half of 2017 there was a consistent flow of members into the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA). Agencies, distributors, start-ups and established companies, all at the service of the European outdoor industry, all of them wanted to be involved in environmental protection. Some of the new members are the historic Czech manufacturer of camping equipment Pinguin, the UK distributor Ultralight Outdoor Gear, the Dutch communication agency 333 Media, the Swiss multifunctional clothing brand Bergstop, the Swedish brand of camping products Wildo, the Indonesian manufacturer of backpacks and travel bags Tasindo Tassa Industries and the social company WakaWaka which produces solar powered lamps and chargers.

BURTON ANNOUNCES NEW AMBITIOUS S U STA I N A B I L I T Y P R O J EC T S Burton officially announces new ambitious sustainability projects. His new goals are focused on three main categories: product, people and playground. Among the commitments to be achieved by 2020 there is the fact that all Burton softgoods will use 100% approved Bluesign materials, 100% sustainable cotton and 50% recycled polyester, achieving a PFC-free hydro-repellency. 100% of Burton factories will conform themselves to the Fair Labor Association standards. Thanks to the use of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) software, 20% of the carbon emissions created in the production of hard goods will be reduced. Among the goals there’s also the 20% reduction of carbon dioxide in the global Headquarters, the diversion of 75% of landfill waste and the introduction of an end-of-life program at retailers.

1 % F O R T H E P L A N E T: NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS 2017 was a year of great turmoil on political, social, cultural, economic and, last but not least, environmental level. Kate Williams, CEO of “1% for the Planet” organisation, celebrates the work of a global network that has been grown in terms of size and activities. This diversified network, made of companies, individuals and brave citizens, has shown how, in times of crisis and governments that take backward steps, we can always choose to take our responsibility and creating positive changes with commitment and activism. It's now time to bring the movement to the next level, through the growth of this network, we can achieve a bigger collaboration and coherent actions to realise the shared vision of a healthier planet and a more prosperous and resilient economy.

R O M S CA N D I N AV I A TO P O L A N D : THE LAST EUROPEAN FORESTS Fagerholmsloken Forest, in northern Sweden, was one of the oldest one in the boreal Great Northern Forest ecosystem, that went from Scandinavia to Canada. Today it no longer exists. It has been destroyed to produce handkerchiefs, toilet paper and napkins. But Scandinavian forests are not the only ones in danger. Between Poland and Belarus there is in fact a forest that Greenpeace tries to protect: Bialowieza Forest, the last part of a primary forest that covered central Europe. Considered UNESCO heritage, it hosts between 11,000 and 25,000 species, including the European bison. This year, the Polish Environment Minister changed a national law which results in eliminating any form of control over the cutting of trees. This was the beginning of a massive deforestation.

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Polartec presents: Polartec Power Fill

BY DAV I D E F I O R AS O

Polartec LLC, leader in providing innovative textile solutions, presents Power Fill: a premium solution for thermal insulation in adverse weather conditions, developed with the 80% of recycled materials.

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his technology for thermal insulation ensures greater heat retention in colder conditions without adding weight and volume. Thanks to an exclusive patented melting process, the hollow fibres retain more air that helps to have a better thermal insulation, reducing the need for stabilisers in the construction of the garment and ensuring greater adaptability and versatility. Power fill is the perfect

choice for those looking for thermal and light clothes and, thanks to its hydrophobic properties, it can resist to the absorption of moisture, ensuring a quick drying. Power Fill is proposed in different weights: 60g, 80g, 100g, 135g, 170g, 200g. What’s Polartec? Polartec LLC is a brand leader in innovative textile solutions, Since the invention of modern synthetic fleece in

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1981, Polartec engineers have never stopped developing technologies to solve problems and improve the way that products are designed and used. The range of Polartec products, from light refreshing fabrics to the ones used for thermal insulation and protection against atmospheric agents, is used by the best brands in the world, by the professional market, by the US Army and by other worldwide military forces.


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PrimaLoft Black Insulation Thermoplume PrimaLoft Black Insulation ThermoPlume is 100% synthetic but it looks like a down jacket and it offers equivalent thermal performance. This is the latest addition to the catalogue of PrimaLoft, Inc., a world leader in providing comfort solutions with high performance insulation, fabrics and yarns, that was presented at last year's ISPO in Munich and is already establishing a solid reputation in the outdoor market. For the 2018/19 winter season, about 40 brands in the outdoor and fashion industry will use the microfibre insulation bulk in their product lines. MAMMUT EIGERJOCH

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hy is this new kind of insulation so successful? PrimaLoft Black Insulation ThermoPlume is made of feathers of small, silky fibres that form a bulk insulation. It simulates the fluidity, the feeling and the appearance of the goose-down, but also offers real water-repellent properties of PrimaLoft fibres to provide a soft and compressible thermal performance, comparable to the 550 fill power feather under construction, in wet conditions. PrimaLoft Black Insulation ThermoPlume offers an ethical alternative to animal products, a need that is becoming increasingly important for consumers, as well as for partners’ brands. Its construction makes possible to use the traditional machines that blow the feather, simplifying the production process. All of this gives to designers more freedom to create innovative clothing at a competitive and stable price. Jochen Lagemann, Managing Director at PrimaLoft Europe & Asia, says: "PrimaLoft Black Insulation ThermoPlume is the logical evolution and the answer to the growing demand from designers, brands and customers who want to replace the down jacket, but at the same time still have the best performance. This demand applies to both outdoor and fashion brands. Based on our current success we are already working on further developments in bulk insulation. "

Some brands such as Ferrino, Montane, Mountain Force, Sun Valley or Tierra have already successfully introduced insulation in their current winter season 2017/18. Feedback from distributors and users has been very positive. Terry Stephenson, Montane Marketing Manager says: "Montane was one of the first brands to adopt PrimaLoft's innovations more than15 years ago. Being the first outdoor British brand to launch PrimaLoft Black Insulation ThermoPlume in our products has exceeded our customers' demands, creating truly innovative products in the Icaro men's and Phoenix women's jackets.We are really satisfied with the performance of our extensive test programs for ambassadors and we can’t wait to present the four new models for Fall Winter 2018, based on the commercial success of this past season ".

About 40 brands in the outdoor and fashion industry will use the exclusive PrimaLoft Black Insulation ThermoPlume in their collections for the winter season 2018/19. These include Berghaus, Eider, Head, Inov8, Mammut, Millet, New Balance, Quicksilver, Rossignol, Schöffel, Sergio Tacchini, Tommy Hilfiger or Under Armour. The Austrian ski and clothing brand Head has converted its entire ski col26

lection for the next winter season in PrimaLoft Black Insulation ThermoPlume: "In Head Sportswear, in a long term period we want to eliminate animal materials such as feather or fur. PrimaLoft Black Insulation ThermoPlume is the perfect material on the market for this: the heat retention capacity is similar to the one of the feather but its feeling and look are better in wet conditions. It satisfies our performance standards and simplifies the transition to synthetic materials "- says Stefan Rauch, Marketing manager of Head Sportswear. The latest innovation from PrimaLoft is also an important part of the upcoming winter sports collection from the traditional German brand Schöffel: “We've been using PrimaLoft's high quality products in our collections since 2004 and PrimaLoft Black Insulation ThermoPlume immediately convinced us. It combines the properties of the down jacket with the value of synthetic insulation. It has been included in our Thermo Jacket Val D’Isere2, it helps the ambitious athlete with the best thermal performance as well as its breathability and its short drying time "- says Stefan Späth, Head of Product Development in Schöffel.


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VOLA COME UN’OCA Il nuovo PrimaLoft® Insulation ThermoPlume® è il primo isolamento soffiabile sintetico 100%. Grazie ad aspetto e tatto identici alla piuma d’oca e alle performance PrimaLoft® è nato il meglio dei due mondi.


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he American brand Under Armour presents its latest innovation in footwear cushion technology: the HOVR. It is a cushion platform designed to guarantee the perfect combination of amortisation and reactivity, without compromises. The midsole uses a patented foam in collaboration with Dow Chemical, a leader in innovation, which guarantees a very soft effect and extraordinary amortisation on every stride. This new system satisfies runners’ need to have a shoe that not only supports you, but also

guarantees an extraordinary return of energy and an excellent cushioning. Another important aspect of the HOVR technology is the "Energy Web", a mesh network that protects the core of amortisation, helping to maintain the shape of the midsole and offering a remarkable reactivity and return of energy. All these features improve the performance - with this technology, the shoe absorbs part of the impact, reducing it and increasing comfort. This platform will be introduced in two styles, Phantom and Sonic.

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Aku Inspired by the mountain

BY DENIS PICCOLO

The shoes are suitable for everyday life in the city but also to escape from monotony and chaos and explore mountain trails. A shoe that explains all the values of The Pill.

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he new design line of Aku Mountain Inspired is entirely designed and created by Aku in Europe, it is the perfect mix of Italian style, manufacturing quality, functionality, technique and commitment. For the FW 2018 season the line is enriched with new elegant models for women, men and new materials that enhance the quality and functionality of this collection. A new shoe with a strong masculine character, inspired by the minimal design of the legendary Slope model, expands the offer of a line where the stylistic value is a direct expression of the functionality and a mix of the great Italian manufacturing tradition. The Ledro Line is proposed in the low and mid versions. Ledro meets the taste of a young and refined target, aware of the in-

ner quality of the shoe. It was realised with exclusive Aku Elica Natural Stride System technology, used for technical trekking and hiking shoes. It guarantees a biodynamic comfort in walking and ensures a versatile use of the product, in the city and off-road. A Ballamont restyling awaits, where new technologies, new materials and the manufacturing tradition meet new design solutions to reaffirm the stylistic and functional quality of this unique unisex model, undiscussed leader of the Mountain Inspired collection. Great news also on the women side. Gaia and Riva, the two new models of the Women's Mountain Inspired line, are designed for a young and sporty target, a lover of travel, nature and authentic Italian style. The traditional comfort of fit, typical of the Aku footwear, is enhanced by the use of a speci-

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fic shape that replicates the female plantar anatomy. As the Gaia line, these new shoes are young and sporty, confident on every occasion. In contact with nature or in the city. The Gaia model, proposed in the low and mid variant, translates the success of the Ballamont in women models and enriches them with refined design elements. For a modern and uncompromising lifestyle. Inspired by the design of the timeless Ultralight Gtx women's trekking model, the new Riva is a comfortable and elegant shoe, ideal for travel and sports holidays. The exclusive Aku Tenuta Grip sole, designed for the outdoor environment, offers stability for easy excursions without giving up the comfort of a shoe for urban use. Riva is available in 3 models: low, mid and high, with a high thermal insulation Gore-Tex membrane.


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Outdoor Expo Idea. PHOTO BY THOMAS MONSORNO TEXT ROBERTO D'AMICO

A gap in national scene of events dedicated to the outdoor world. Here comes the challenge of BolognaFiere to the sports and outdoor tourism sector. From the 2nd to the 4th of March BolognaFiere Exhibition Center will host the first edition of the Outdoor Expo. An event designed, created and realised to fill the existing gap in the outdoor scene. Nowadays the outdoor market is constantly growing and it continues to make followers among enthusiasts and agonists, but on the other hand nobody has ever tried to put all these realities in one big event and present them together to the public. The Outdoor Expo will be the "indoor" home of all sports disciplines that can easily be found under the name of "outdoor": every types of climbing, from bouldering to lead, Nordic walking and trail running, hiking, camping, orienteering.

The Experience area will be able to attract people with its free trials, lessons, demonstrations, theoretical introductory and to make them fall in love with those disciplines with breathtaking shows, competitions and contests; the Expo area is where you will be able to touch and experience all the latest news, in terms of materials and technologies applied to the outdoor; the Community area where will be possible to organise seminars, conferences, debates, meetings and discuss with the national and international protagonists about any issues related to outdoor sports; last but not least the Travel area, because at the base of every experience that can be defined outdoor there is always a travel experience.

But, in order to create an event destined to become the benchmark of that kind market in the upcoming years, it was necessary to extend the concept of "outdoor" to all those sports and activities that are practiced in the open air. Here comes the idea of conceptually dividing the Outdoor Expo into some parts based on the natural four elements and including in this event sports such as kayak, e-bike, mud run, running, biking, stand up paddle, aerial disciplines, surfing.

One month before the start of the event we can say that the true intuition was precisely not wanting to give up the tourist aspect: the outdoor travel. Indeed, precisely this part has been strengthened and expanded to the concept of "Outdoor Family". For this reason, from the 2nd to the 4th March BolognaFiere will host all the national and international tourist realities that make the concept of outdoor sports an engine of their economy. All these aspects make Outdoor Expo, since its first edition, the perfect event to fill that gap in the outdoor sector and become, in the upcoming years, a reference point that will be able to compete with major international expos.

And then again, it was necessary to find a way to involve, enchant, intrigue both the fans of these disciplines and the neophytes or the simple curious ones. To make this happen, the event was structured into four large macro areas.

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Eider x Esther Stocker

BY DENIS PICCOLO

A selection of products with a unique design, elegant and sporty at the same time, designed for women who are not only looking for the functionality of the product but also for a sophisticated and modern look to get noticed on the ski slopes.

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mong the news that Millet Mountain Group (Millet - Eider - Lafuma) has in store for the Fall-Winter 2018 season there will be also an important renewal of the Eider brand proposal. The French brand, born in 1962 in Annecy from the idea of the ​​ tailor Ducruet, will propose for next season a collection created with the South Tyrolean artist Esther Stocker. The works of Esther Stocker are pure abstraction based on minimalist elements: horizontal and vertical lines, diagonals, all of that just in black and white and in some variations of grey. The artist's interest is for complex visual systems based on a squared structure, and his

obsession is to infinitely change the elements of these systems to create an organised chaos. Esther Stocker’s works have fascinated us thanks this ability to bring motion in his creations with an extremely rigid and geometric motif. The result is a selection of products with a unique design, elegant and sporty at the same time, designed for women who are not only looking for the functionality of the product but also for a sophisticated and modern look to get noticed on the ski slopes. The Esther Stocker line is not only dedicated to ski lovers: in this capsule there are also some items that can be used during the autumn, as well as some accessories dedicated to the theme of the rest of the collection. 34

This collab is looking for modernity that is also expressed in the change of colours of the logo, now in black and white, leaving behind the traditional red of the past years. This innovation will not change the philosophy of the brand, always looking for products that can adapt perfectly to the needs of the final consumer in terms of wearability and comfort. Proof of this is also the new "Motion First" brand concept: ergonomics clothes with elegance and style for all those who see the mountain as a possibility of escape and a moment of pleasure to spend together with the people you like, for people who are looking for freedom starting from their clothes.


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sible, look beautiful and be ready for action – and all of this for the correct price. Inside the sportswear industry we only work on two seasons, however to develop highly technical, functional product there is barely enough time in 12 months to do this correctly. Altogether technical design is very demanding and frustrating, but when the correct results are achieved it is a very worthwhile experience.

Hi David, you’re the European Design Director at Blackyak. What does this mean? To be a design director

of any company means you need to know very clearly what you want to achieve with both design, direction and styling. This is simply a necessary part of the job, however, there is a large difference between working in this position for a company that is already very well established, as opposed to developing a company that is a new player in a very competitive market place. Blackyak however is a new and developing brand, so to develop something from scratch demands a completely different level of focus. It is always important to remember that the market place is neither expecting, waiting or even in some cases wanting new product. So, from the start, it is an up-hill challenge. You need to work with a very competent team to deliver great product, it is exceptionally important to present a story/ philosophy to make the brand’s intentions very clear. Combine this with innovative design and new functional detailing and you can begin to try and inspire people to consider moving away from established brands that they are comfortable with. Our target is to excite them with new styling and functional ideas that allow them to test not only the product but also themselves physically, functionally, financially and emotionally. Simply put, this is a very difficult thing to do and takes a certain amount of time. Therefore, emerging brands need time to penetrate the market properly. It is very rewarding to make this journey with a new brand and go through this set up phase. It’s for sure often challenging but also very rewarding. Normally for the first few seasons the brand will develop slowly before hitting the sweet spot and then everything goes very fast, so it is good to control this process so that when you need to go fast, you have all the right talent in position keep the momentum and control. I am very proud of the team of people I work with, those of whom I guide and those who guide me. For this reason, I am extremely happy in my position as Design Director of the Global collection for Blackyak.

From what do you draw your inspiration for new collections? Inspiration is always an interesting thing, some-

times it is very hard to find it and some time it is coming to you “quick as a flash” – when you have the feeling deep inside that what you are doing is correct… then most often it is. But you always need inspiration – I personally do not look at all at the outdoor industry for inspiration, this would simply be too easy! – and essentially wrong. I do not want Blackyak to follow the direction of any other brand, this would remove the chance of pure innovation. Personally, when my ideas tank is “empty” I would look to other product from a different perspective or angle and try to reimagine that item in a different way. For example, if you look at the underside of a Golf club (driver) this is the club that you would use to “t-off” with – the design and detailing of this small item is incredible, more colours than you can imagine, combined with different materials including Aluminum and or Carbon, with either a matt or chrome finish and many engraved branding details or words to explain how greatly this item will enhance your game. The golf driver is essentially a very small, strong purpose built item, but! – the amount of design and technical development involved in such an item is extraordinary. If you look at an object like this with a different perspective you can develop many, many ideas. I love to look for the surprise in objects that allow me to influence my design within apparel. I would follow this thinking and look at all objects that fit the profile. Cars, Buildings, Bikes, Bags… In fact, anything that is not at all related to clothing.

What are the difficulties in this job? Design is a very special area, we as humans all have taste some may have great taste and other may have little taste – however that is precisely the issue designers such as myself must deal with. Who is right and who is wrong? Design is a tool that allows development of an item that some must want. They must have a want for it, as it must be paid for… The higher the price, the more the individual must want the product. There lies the difficulty. We all like and want to have nice things, however in our industry we are not talking about a static object such as a vase or a chair, our products should have innovation & functionality, be robust, fit as perfectly as pos-

What does the collection look like for winter 18/19? What

can Blackyak's customers look forward to? The designs of

Blackyak are reduced - and yet unique. The collections feature tonal logos, allusions to the contours of yaks and the colourful connection to the Himalayas. Four colour stories for women and four for men are available in FW 18/19. In addition to the signature colour black, the men's collections also feature green, blue and red colours with tasteful names such as Twist of Lime, Snorkel Blue and Chili Pepper. For the ladies, black is complemented with turquoise, reddish and yellow tones. Sounding Biscay Bay, Pureed Pumpkin and Mango Mojito will certainly enrich the winter of 18/19.

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When it comes to materials, Blackyak relies on its proven partners. The outer materials are made of robust Cordura or waterproof Gore-Tex materials. A new, waterproof Windstopper is used in the new Midshell category. The insulation materials used are G-Loft, Primaloft, Polartec, Alpha and goose down with certificate of proof (RDS). The warming fleece are made by Polartec and Cordura. Bundle all this together with more surprises, we look forward very much to releasing this collection. Product Highlights The new Midshell category includes the Hariana Jacket and Hariana Pants as well as the Modicana Jacket. All products impress with their comfort and incomparable breathability in the range of 3-layer jackets. The Hariana Jacket uses a 3L laminate construction from W.L. Gore & Associates to achieve the highest level of vapor transfer to maintain user comfort while providing excellent rain protection. It comes with a detachable Powder Skirt making it the ideal garment where comfort is required over absolute rain protection. The Hariana Pants are equipped with an innovative, removable suspender system that provides the user with additional wearing comfort.

The Brangus Jacket and Brangus Pants set new standards in freedom of movement for 3-layer jackets and trousers. This is made possible by the new Gore Stretch Technology and the special construction of the jacket and trousers. The waterproof jacket is additionally equipped with the Blackyak Barrier Technology and the new Velcro system. Newly designed chest pockets do not let water into the inside of the jacket even when the zipper is open. Blackyak launches another world first with the Niata Jacket: It is the first down jacket with stretch. The panels, which are padded with G-Loft, are mounted vertically and thus adapt ergonomically to the movement of outdoor athletes, without heat loss due to the compression of down chambers. In combination with the proven Mesh Box-Wall down chambers construction, the Niata Jacket keeps you warm even on particularly cold days.

Our target is to excite people with new styling and functional ideas that allow them to test not only the product but also themselves physically, functionally, financially and emotionally. Simply put, this is a very difficult thing to do and takes a certain amount of time.

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BY DAV I D E F I O R AS O

Worn Wear Long live Patagonia

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very special wooden van, designed for the occasion, left on January 13th from Engelberg to reach, by the end of April, several well-known mountain resorts such as Cortina, Livigno, Innsbruck, La Grave and Chamonix. 28 famous winter tourism destinations all over Europe. The Patagonia team of Worn Wear Tour will offer you free repairs of zippers, flaps, buttons, fabrics and more, and also give you great advices on how to repair jackets, trousers and sweaters by yourself. For the first time it will be also possible to repair technical clothes made in Gore-Tex.

"One of the most responsible things we can do as a brand is to produce high quality items and equipment that can last for years and can be repaired, so you won’t need to buy new ones.� Worn Wear program celebrates the stories we wear through the clothing that comes with us in our adventures, helping us to use them for a longer time. And when those clothes can no longer be repaired they still can be recycled. "

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"According to the British group WRAP by wearing our clothing for 9 months we can reduce our environmental impact of the 20-30% in terms of CO2 emissions, waste and water consume. And this only by producing andtrashing fewer things."

Worn Wear initiative encourages customers to extend the life of what they wear, repairing for free clothes from any brand (and not just Patagonia’s products). The brand new van, realised by the small Belgian team Wildernest, with the adventurous Tom de Dorlodot as a captain, has been specially modified to reach some of the most inaccessible mountain resorts in Europe and will have inside technical equipment for repairs but will also offer hot chocolate and bring a nice dose of positive energy on the ski slopes. All the team members will also provide you useful advices on how to keep clothes and ski equipment in good condition, season after season, and teach you specific darning techniques, patching, re-waterproofing of jackets and trousers, and replacing zip and hinges.

techniques. Last summer at Gore’s production headquarters we held a special training course to teach to the whole Worn Wear team to professionally repair Gore-Tex technical clothes. This initiative has the aim to promote the idea that it‘s always worth to extend the life of our products, a concept in which Gore has believing for over 20 years ".

Patagonia's Worn Wear program was born in 2013, its goal is to encourage customers to take care of their clothing, adopting proper washing methods and promptly repairing them when they break. Worn Wear therefore aims to keep clothes alive as long as possible. And when it comes the time to actually replace them (because worn to the point that they can no longer be used) it is important to invest in something that can last in time: this is why Patagonia produces the most functional and qualitatively best products with a lifetime guarantee. Stewart Sheppard, member of the Gore Fabrics Sustainability Team involved in the Worn Wear project, added: "At Gore’s, we always try to produce outdoor products that combine high technical performance with sustainable materials and production

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Millet Rise Up Collective

BY DAV I D E F I O R AS O

It all starts when we leave the earth, driven by a force that pushes us upward. This need for altitude is in our nature. We cultivate it through our success. Our teamwork makes us grow. And we continue to move forward. Together we design our equipment and test it on every single summit. Mountaineering is an inexhaustible source of inspiration. It puts you in front of the difficulties and forces you to never give up. The mountain is an empty page for mountaineers, hikers, skiers and climbers,. They move everywhere, exploring new paths and discovering always more surprising routes. The witnesses of these adventures are the photographers. That's why Millet decided to give them space with the Rise Up collective. The keyword? A disruptive creativity and excitement for the optic nerve, challenging the senses and verticality.

From the idea to the snow. Ski-touring involves a challenge

in design, combining high-performance fabrics, lightweight materials and comfortable constructions. Millet gave complete control to the photographers Jeremy Bernard and Andres Beregovich to create the 18/19 collection. Bernard took care of the design phase at the Annecy headquarters while Beregovich took the prototypes to the glacier and tested them. Here’s their story.

Jeremy Bernard Corks and thumb tacksa

In order to show the first steps into the planning process, the photographer Jeremy Bernard has chosen to use the typical tools of the product manager. It's a serious task for a photographer, but Jeremy Bernard is used to extreme conditions! "Artificial light in offices and laboratories makes difficult to take pictures.To improve this process, my idea was to approach and capture close-ups with a shallow depth of field emphasising the details". Jeremy spent some time with the product managers. Once back in his studio, he edited the images, highlighting some parts and focusing his gaze on what really matters. With this material, he returned to Millet’s and spent a whole day on the third floor. "I borrowed the cork panels that the the girls use to create the collections, they were covered with sketches, notes and pinned images, I put my pictures on these panels�. In some way, he connected the points by adding moments, faces, emotions, smiles and looks on a working document.

"I followed the various stages, from the choice of fabrics to finishes, from the selection of colours to the realisation of the models. Then we went down to the laboratory to build the final prototype and make the last changes. "At the end, Jeremy photographed the cork panels to produce original compositions: a visual dive into the frenetic vortex of the creative process that takes place in front of our eyes.

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Andres Beregovich The mountain doesn't lie

Winter is not always nice. And freezing cold is the best to test the quality of the prototypes. Once the first samples leave the Millet laboratories, they must be tested in altitude and in action. The photographer Andres Beregovich followed the testers on the Jungfrau glacier, using his creative energy on Swiss glacier. Due to the short time, the Millet team jumped on a rack railway, carrying two huge bags full of jackets, trousers and backpacks. "The peculiarity of a prototype test is that the clothing is halfway between the sketches and the finished product. I wanted to convey the idea of an intermediate state, an unfinished process. So I mixed drawing and photography into the same image, using the preparatory sketches and the comments that emerged during the test session. " As he is used to, Andres wrote long notes before the shooting. He used a big yellow block full of notes and drawings “it’s useful to turn my ideas into words, in order to imagine better my photos. You have to respect very precise times when shooting in the mountains and you should not waste time. I know exactly when the sun will hit this slope and exactly when it will move behind that ridge”. Transfers from one place to another take time, so you must be efficient and your ideas should be clear.

Matt Georges Analogic freetouring Photography is a matter of light and substance. Is that film that runs on the back of the camera and, days later, unrolls on a bright table. It is the paper on which it is developed, cut, glued and manipulated. It is the snow whose surface plays so well with the light. These are the alchemical elements that Matt Georges loves to play with. Specialized in snowboard photography, he agreed to join the collective Rise Up with skiers Eva Walkner and Wadeck Gorak. The first thing you can notice, while Matt is shooting on the snow, is how heavy his backpack is. "I only brought analogic cameras with me, old and new, I started the day with a medium format Mamiya 6 × 7. Then I switched to a pinhole disposable camera of unpredictable quality, I also have my first camera, a 20 years old Nikon that fell a hundred times! For action shots I used a Canon EOS 3, with 8.5 frames per second. Films have only 36 exposures, the action must be short and sweet! In the end there’s my favorite: a Hasselblad X-Pan, which of-

fers a panoramic format that forces you to think and shoot in a different way". Working with film imposes a different discipline to the photographer: he must be patienct and takes his risks. After every picture, Matt will not check his camera's screen to see if the image is right. He can not do it, he just needs to wait for the development. "It's the nice part of the job, it’s an exciting aspect: the surprise to discover every photos in the lab!"

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BY M AT T EO PAVA N A PHOTOS BY THOMAS MONSORNO

White Noise. Mammut elements. Ep 1.

Do you still hear the call of the nature? Listen… We are enthusiastic slaves of nature and unconscious prisoners of our time. We live with frantic pace every single day, but our passion tells us to slow down, we are the portrait of a complicated addiction that comes from a very simple necessity: the desire for freedom. Every day, between a subway ride and a sandwich swallowed in a bite, it sometimes happens to forget to breathe. Instead that icy breath that we exhale on the top of the mountains, with a drop that comes down from the nose, this is the only real fire that brings us back to a real, healthy and almost forgotten way of living. We are slaves of an existential welfare, the one that only nature can give us back. If Dave Peverett from Foghat sang "Slow ride, take it easy" in early 1975, there was a reason, wasn’t there? Mammut Elements is substance. Or maybe something more?

The Italian Mammut athletes tell their relationship with "their" element. Mattia Felicetti, Martin Dejori, Alex Walpoth, Filipp Schenk and Michael Piccolruaz will be the protagonists of a mini series, divided into four episodes, that will alsobe told through The Pill’s pages.

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Snow, Ice and Rock intertwine and mix themselves into something more intricate: an intense emotion, a physical effort, a cry of joy, or, why not, a long silence. One last element is opposed to them, a call back to reality in the urban jungle, that thick fabric made of "you have to do this". Snow, Ice and Rock intertwine and mix themselves into something more intricate: an intense emotion, a physical effort, a cry of joy, or, why not, a long silence. One last element is opposed to them, a call back to reality in the urban jungle, that thick fabric made of "you have to do this". Yet, in all that chaos, it seems almost to see an harmonic art, made of colour and movement. At the moment being, unfortunately, it’s not possible to reveal more. The Italian Mammut athletes tell their relationship with "their" element. Mattia Felicetti, Martin Dejori, Alex Walpoth, Filipp Schenk and Michael Piccolruaz will be the protagonists of a mini series, divided into four episodes, that will also be told through The Pill’s pages

appear to the human eye as a white light, exactly like snow. Mattia himself says: "I started skiing when I was three and racing at six years old. The love for skiing in fresh snow started immediately, and it was so strong that my ski instructor at the time struggled to hold me down. My passion for the mountains evolved in other sports such as climbing and highline, but skiing has always been an inseparable part of myself ". What about you? Do you still feel the call of the nature?

White noise. A snowflake echoes like silence over silence. A thousand facets and the usual reaction of amazement. It fills the landscape, enriches my gaze and captures my mind. That silence slows down the time and makes it its own. I am a guest of the mountain: I knock on it and immerse myself in it. Energy and dust. I drown in those flakes, riding on their perfection. The first episode called "White Noise" is about Mattia Felicetti, ski instructor from Val di Fiemme and athlete of the Freeride World Qualifier. Maybe it would be more accurate to say that is Mattia himself that tells us about his element, merging into it, the same way that snowflakes melt into the water once they lay on it. Scientifically, the White Noise identifies a certain frequency of the audible, it is a very special frequency to connect with that lasts just a fraction of time and space, in the same way snow falls and paints the landscape as it wants. It is called white by analogy: a similar electromagnetic radiation within the visible spectrum would

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Doxa Run Doxa is a danish brand that is gaining more and more attention on a international level since Highsnobiety, a world trendsetter in fashion, manufactures shoes, art and music, listed it in its “Under the radar” brands chart. Doxa places itself in the vibrant athleisure market presenting its modern but simple sportswear, which focuses a lot on the quality of the raw material. Among the many initiatives, there’s the collaboration with the Nairobi Kenswed Academy established by the Swedish NGO Global Relations together with the Kenyan marathoner Isaac Macharia. Let’s find out something more from John Hansen, Doxa’s founder.

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Hi John, let’s start from you and your passion for running. Running has always been part of my life, since when I was a kid and my mother followed me on her bike on countryside’s streets to keep the dogs away from me.As a teenager I felt the hunger to win in every national championship both on track and on road so I pushed my limits running for kilometres day after day. I still run a lot now but my mentality has changed during the years; I believed that injuries and aches happened only to weak runners and that the only thing that could have stopped my training were the 24 hours a day.

Scandinavian people are well known for their simple and basic design, so why running dressed in fluorescent clothes? I’ve been working in fashion industry for more than 15 years and I’ve been running since I was 10. It was about time to mix my lifestyle with my job. Where the name Doxa came from? In the beginning the name of the

brand was paradox. But it was too long and sounded wrong. After long hours of thinking I chose Doxa. Its four letters have a strong sounds, especially the X, and the name is pretty easy to recognise. The font is basic and expresses a lot of power; exactly what a sportswear brand needs.

Nowadays I know better my body and my limits. It’s not like everyday was race day anymore. That doesn’t mean that I’ve lost all my ambition. I don’t train anymore with a new personal best In mind. Today when I run I just try to find that “space” where time seems to freeze. There’s only me, my legs and the sound of my breath. Running is my therapy, it helps me to clean my mind and find new life’s pints of view.

How and how much has living in Scandinavia influenced you? One

of the most amazing thing of living in Scandinavia is how the changing of seasons influences the environment of any runners. The same route changes so much during the year: it goes from a frozen path light up by a cold sunbeams to the hot summer when the smell of freshly cut grass pushes your legs meter by meter. In these conditions, we need high-performance clothing, that protects you from wind, rain and cold winter, and keeps us dry and fast during the summer, while we try our personal best. It’s in these moments that I can not accept failures from the material I wear.

How was Doxa born? I felt like something was missing in the running scene: a cool brand with its roots in running but with a fashion look. Doxa was born two years ago; I was tired to always run with the same clothes and feel and see myself similar to rest of all runners.

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Tell us about the collab with the swedish NGO global relations. A

Where do you see Doxa in 5 years? At the moment being the brand is distributed only in Scandinavian shops, but in five years Doxa will be available in shops all over Europe; the Asian market and the US are our next goal. There are some special projects ready to be launched in 2018 and I think that small capsule collactions or collaborations are a good way to keep the brand alive and give some signals to the big players in the sports market.

year and a half ago I became dad for the first time, I think you can imagine how this is a life changing fact. I started thinking about an idea, to help to make the difference in the world to make it better for my son and for my brand at the same time. It took me a month to find the perfect project but when I found the Nairobi Kenswed Academy I said: “that’s exactly what I want to support!”. The Swedish NGO Global Relations had founded the Kenswed Academy together with the Kenyan marathoner Isaac Macharia (PB 2:07:19). Here students come from difficult circumstances and are kept back from the slums through education and running. The first group of students has already been selected to become the brand's ambassadors; among these young guns there’s Joseph Waweru, a guy who has just qualified to take part in the Youth World Championship. This fall a second group of 20 runners will be selected. All our customers are supporting the next generation of World Champion Runners!

Our collab with Global Relations and The Kenswed Academy has evolved and Doxa hopes to sponsor similar projects in other countries as well.

“In any of these moments I won’t accept gear that doesn’t work as hard I do, and it needs to look cool at the same time. There is no reason not to look fly when you are flying!”

What are the news from the fall/winter collection? The new collection is born to make the difference in the streets. I have updated a lot of fabrics, with a preference towards mélange on the top and I’ve introduced a soft thermal tight for the colder days. There’s no clothing that comes out without that touch of "coolness" and with the oversize geometric print in the camouflage version I hope to satisfy the market.

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Alex Honnold INTERVIEW

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ACHILLE MAURI

I started climbing when I was like maybe ten or eleven years old, my parents took me to a climbing gym and I just loved climbing and kept going ever since.

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I don’t think there’s anyhing inherently wrong with soloing. I think that you just have to do it well and be very careful about.

Honnold Foundation. Can you tell more about this organisation? How was it born? What have been the threads that influenced you the most on this matter? The Honnold

Foundation basically came about because I was travelling more as a climber and seeing more of the need in the world but then at the same time I was becoming more professional and basically making more money, more than I needed. So it kinda came from that disconnected where I felt, I had more than I needed and I realised that there were a billion people on earth that had less than they need and so I started my foundation as a way of trying to bridge that, as a way of trying to do something positive in the world. Basically I’ve been supporting an environmental project that improves standards of living or to help people in poverty.

What are your parents’ jobs? My mother is retired now, she was a professor, she’s a French teacher, and my father also taught language but he died eleven years ago, no, like thirteen years ago, it’s crazy. My whole family is basically teachers. How did you approach climbing? I started

climbing when I was like maybe ten or eleven years old, my parents took me to a climbing gym and I just loved climbing and kept going ever since. So I started climbing indoors and then eventually I started going outdoors like as I did it more.

How do you live the social media world?

Maybe it’s just our feeling but nowadays at least many are connected to it also economically. I’ve never been that excited about social media, I don’t really love the self promotion type side of it I don’t love promoting things but I’ve sort of being given this big platform as a professional climber so I do sort of take advantage of it from time to time to push the things that I care about like pushing the work of my foundation or supporting environmental issues, speaking out about politics and things. I do feel like having fans on social media gives me this opportunity to try to make the world slightly a better place but in general I hate having to tag my sponsors. I pretty much don’t post things like that. Technically if you read my contract it said that I’m supposed to post some social media stuff but I just don’t really bother.

Generally I enjoy having a photographer around in some ways because they are always friends of mine and you are always sharing an experience with somebody hat you like. What about Jimmy Chin? Is he your friend? I mean, you were with him a lot so how is

the relationship with him in general? Jimmy Chin and I have travelled all over the world and we’ve climbed together a lot, he’s definitely a friend. He’s a very private man actually so we’re not very close friends, like I wouldn’t call him up on phone to talk about our feelings but obviously we shared a lot of experiences. Is there any song or soundtrack you would like to share with us? I don’t have any

Did ever happened that the sponsor asked

special soundtrack but I listen to mostly modern rock, kinda like Green Day or Offspring type of, the same sort of stuff I listened to when I was in high school.

for a climb that you didn’t really feel to

How does your girlfriend feel about your

do? In general sponsors don’t really ask for

climbs, they ask you to appear at events, to give presentations or to come to their office and talk about products so I’ve never had a sponsor asked me to climb something but I’ve had lot of sponsors who asked me to flying to a city and give a presentation. My climbing is always directed by myself, I climb the things that I’m excited about. Sistematic training or not? Do you practice a particular training chart or just go by in-

stinct? Over the years I have climbed more than trained but in the last year or two I’ve been trying to train a little bit more systematically, it’s still very far from a real regimented training program but I’m trying to incorporate more normal training. I don’t know if it’s working that well but, you know, none of us does. Is there any picture that you feel to describe? Has it ever happened that a photographer caused you any trouble during a free solo climb? Normally I’m only filming or taking photos on routes that I want to so I’ve chosen specific solos and going back after the fact and taking photos on them. I don’t really want a photographer or videographer to compromise the experience that I’m having on a solo so actually honestly I’m not sure if it ever happened that the photographer caused a problem for me.

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relationship with danger? I think that it’s hard for my girlfriend to accept soloing and to accept the types of climbs that I’m doing but at the same time she trusts me and she understands process and she knows that I’m making the best decisions that I can. I mean, she knows that I care about living, that I want to survive and she understands that. But I think that it’s challenging for her and I know that that makes her afraid to think about the thing that I’m doing. We believe that you have a strong awareness about what you do and this forged your personality and made what are you know. If your son would ever tell you that he wants to do free solo what would you say? I wouldn’t have a problem with a child deciding to free solo but I would tell them to start slowly, be very careful, take their time. I don’t think there’s anyhing inherently wrong with soloing. I think that you just have to do it well and be very careful about. Since when you had in your mind to try to

free solo? I guess I did my first free solo when I was seventeen or eighteen, that was maybe almost fifteen years ago. Growing up in California I’ve always knew about soloing, there’s a big culture of soloing there, I knew all the stories, I cared about it and I thought it was cool. I’ve kinda always thought about it.


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NIGHT PHOTO WITH JANLUCA KOSTNER & FILIP SCHENK

The Pieralongia Tower Pieralongia Toweris a rocky peak that seems to come out from the ground like a teeth. It’s an amazing place above the valley, and below that are the Odle mountains.

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homas Monsorno takes us through his interesting photo project that took place under the Pieralongia Tower in Val Gardena. Janluca Kostner e Filip Schenk were with him as co-protagonists of this adventure. Janluca e Filip are two young and strong climbers, that’s why Mammut chose them as its athletes’s team ambassadors. After an indoor competitions career, Janluca is moving his interest more towards the classic and modern mountain climbing. Recently, at 18 years old and together with his team mate Titus Prinoth, he has conquered the Eger’s north wall. Filip, on the other hand, is a very strong outdoor climber and he is actually the Boulder youth World Champion. The skills of those two athletes and Thomas’ artistic talent has been mixed together and what came out was something amazing. Janluca himself tells us what he felt that night. “Pieralongia Tower is a rocky peak that seems to come out from the ground like a teeth. It’s an amazing place above the valley, and below that are the Odle mountains. The view was wonderful and that’s one of the main reason why we chose this place.” “Pieralongia has three possible climbing routes: you can go either on a simple trail or through the Vinatzer, on the southern wall. We went for the third option, the Schrott path, the hardest route on this peak, especially by night. The Schrott has been free solo climbed for the first time some years ago by Alex Walpoth and some parts of it are 8a. Our aim was just to feel what it was like climbing it at night. It was an interesting and intriguing experience at the same time. The dark modifies the rock geometries so much that the route is changed into something completely different from what you can experience during the day.” It wasn’t for sure the hardest climb ever for Filip but a new experience he was glad to accomplish. “I was pretty tired from the previous day in Marmolada” Janluca said “but at the same time I took advantage from knowing the alpine terrain better.”

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Lost in Yunnan

KAPRIOL ADVENTURE

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ACHILLE MAURI

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‡ There were an Italian, a French and a German guy. No pun intended, I just would like to tell the story of a trip to China to find new walls to climb. A trip that has turned into something else.

The Frenchman is Corrado Pesce, also known as "Korra", a great mountaineer born in Novara but who has been living in Chamonix for years. The German is one of the most complete competitive climbers in Europe, Roland "Rolo" Hemetzberger. And then there was me, Luca Schiera, a climber from Ragni di Lecco. The idea of a​​ trip like this, completely new to us, was born under strange circumstances. Kapriol, a historic company from Lecco region and based in Civate, decided to link its brand to the mountain because of its 90th anniversary and find three promising young climbers to work with in order to create its own team and support an international expedition. Where? An unexplored area of​​ Balagezong, in the Yunnan peninsula, near the Tibetan border. It is a mountain that reaches high altitudes, very technical, that seemed to us the perfect opportunity for a very diverse team of people. The goal was a limestone wall only seen in photo but never climbed. We were going to have three whole weeks to climb these mountains that exceed 5000 m, open new routes and complete the project. We left in September and met up at the Bangkok airport, before flying to Kunming. As soon as we landed, we immediately began to travel a lot throughout the south of the country. We felt a bit lost at the beginning and had some difficulties but in the end we managed to take a night train to the western region and arrived in Lijiang. Here we stopped for a couple of days to climb Shigu’s cliffs, an area that is fast developing and maybe the most promising we visited. We started climbing and, driving a few hours off road, we arrived in Shangri-La, a tourist area from where you can continue to the mountains. A few hours later, in Balagezong, we were welcomed in the worst way: it was raining hard and we were immediately recognised as climbers as soon as we entered the park. We had a long negotiation with the staff to obtain the permits. All that has been complicated by the language, but even they did not seem to understand each other very well between themselves.

“After a few hours we reached an agreement: we had permission to climb everything we wanted except for seven walls. The walls in total were exactly seven, so they we telling us to go away”

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... We had no visa problems or missing permissions, since they were not necessary. None of us understood the reason why. Was the problem being so close to Tibet? Or the fact that these mountains were sacred? We had no way to reach them, we were unpopular either by the locals and by the authorities and the monsoon gave us no rest. We discussed for a while and then decided to change destination and started our long journey to discover different wonderful places.

“We had been kicked out. It wasn’t about permission, the locals made clear we were not welcomed in that park but we didn’t understand why, maybe the real problem was being close to Tibet”.

We went back to Shigu and changed our trip plan: we decided to visit all the main climbing areas in the country. First we left for the great arch of Getu, an impressive limestone formation a few miles away. In about ten days we explored its different parts already rigged and climbed a surreal route on the vault of a natural cave over 50 meters high. “We did some sports routes until grade 8a that went up for all the overhanging arch” We continued our journey to the north and arrived in Zhangjiajie, famous for its sandstone pinnacles, but the scenario was similar to the one of Balagezong: heavy rain and prohibitions everywhere. In the meantime Achille Mauri joined us to take some pictures. Despite a broken drone, some failed tentatives, a night spent on the floor of a station and countless linguistic difficulties, Achille still seemed to enjoy our company. Finally, after a journey of almost 2 thousand kilometres, we arrived in Yangshuo, perhaps the most important area of all Asia with the largest climbing site in the country, characterised by rocky mountains covered with vegetation rising up between rice fields. The view was beautiful, the climbing routes endless and the city was very touristic. The only negative thing was the unbearable heat and the humidity. We used to go out early in the morning, mainly climbing the same cliffs and following always the same routes. The go back in the evening through the rice fields, trying not to worry too much about the snakes and trying to adjust to such a different climate for people used to the Alps. We ended this trip, completely different from what we had thought, with the last train to Kunming. This expedition did not bring us where we wanted although it had an unexpected but pleasant twist: we had the chance to travel, to get to know and relate to the mountains, to the climbing sites of the country and to its people.

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“ There were snakes everywhere but we were ready for them. The mountains were full of vegetation but some parts were free of it and the rocks were amazing ”.


Mathäus Gartner Traveller BY

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Hello Mathäus. Where you come from exactly? I’m from

Kitzbühel (Tyrol) which is situated in the western Part of Austria. It’s a country which is dominated by the mountains (the highest one is the Wildspitze with more than 3700 m in altitude). I really like the Tyrolean because of their directness and their sociability. I especially appreciate the standard of living here in Tyrol.

Oh yeah, that was great. My girlfriend and I just arrived at home from a journey to Asia. We decided spontaneously to make a short trip into the Dolomites. The weather forecast reported not the best weather but finally we had such a luck. We went up from Passo Falzarego to Lagazuoi and initially it was super cold and windy. But the amazing sunset compensated for everything.

When the photography began to become important in your

Alleghe, Misurina, Val Badia & Garda Lake. you come often

life? I’m doing photography since 3-4 years with a camera,

to Italy? It’s true I’m in love with Italy. The Dolomites are a paradise for photographers with so much beautiful areas. For me personally are all these regions attractive which are not that popular. It’s a big dream of mine traveling through Italy with a minivan and see some really nice places (for examples skiing Corno Grande, etc.). I also like the south part of Italy, maybe we’re flying to Sicily this year for some adventures. The Italian people are so friendly and authentic ,that’s what I really esteem. Italy is for sure one of the most beautiful and varied countries worldwide.

but the passion began earlier. I started taking pictures with a mobile phone (the quality was really bad). It was not uncommon that I grabbed my bike at 3 a.m. in the morning and cycled on a mountain for sunrise. By the way sunrise, I’m having a preference for sunrise and sunset photography because I like to play with the light. During the day the light is often too bright and powerful, but it always depends on the conditions and what you want. My first reflex camera was a Canon EOS 60D, later I bought a EOS 80D and currently I’m working with a Canon 5D Mark4. The main lenses I use are a Canon 16-35mm and a 70-200mm telephoto lense.

Alex Fuchs, Johannes Hulsch, Florian Wenzel, Andrè Alexander or the German Roamers. Igers with tens of thousands of followers. Feel part of it?

Your nickname on instagram is "mountain_lover". a declaration of love towards the mountains.

My love for the mountains was born pretty early. I grew up in a great surrounding full of mountains, so I often hiked with my family in my local mountains when I was a child. In winter we always went skiing, so I spent a big part of my childhood outdoors. Nowadays I prefer being off-piste and doing ski mountaineering in the winter. In summer I love biking, climbing or hiking (particularly on some higher mountains)

My love for the mountains was born pretty early. I grew up in a great surrounding full of mountains, so I often hiked with my family in my local mountains when I was a child. In winter we always went skiing, so I spent a big part of my childhood outdoors.

I spent a weekend with Alex and André in Bavaria last year. It was so much fun. That's one of the cool things about Instagram - you met so many nice people. But I think it’s crucial to don’t focus to much on Instagram because you don’t know if this app will still exist in 3,4 years. It is more important that you do what you like and don’t copy things from other guys on Instagram. Who inspires you most? That’s a

difficult question. I think I often get my inspiration in photography when I see images, and think about how would I do this. How can I bring my own style into it or how do I think it’s a good composition. In the topic mountaineering I really estimate the performance and achievement of some „crazy guys“ near me hometown in the 1960s/70s who made first ascents in my home-mountains.

What sensation do you try when you are on the top of a

mountain? It is always a pleasure being outdoors. When I reach a top of a mountains it’s such a beautiful moment. First of all you’re mostly exhausted (haa haa), but there are feelings like independence, freedom and pure happiness. Though the best of it is to share it with people you like. When you’re sitting down at the summit, having a „Jausn“ (Tyrolean for snack) and enjoying the view. Every successful reach to the top of a mountain has his own little story and characteristics.

we have a weekend to spend in Tirol. what can you recommend? Although Tyrol is a pretty small place on the global

map, there are so many things to do. First of all it depends of the season you’re coming. In winter everybody is fanatic in skiing, snowboarding, sledding and so on. In the summer months hiking, biking, climbing or just chilling at one of our beautiful lakes are possibilities. Furthermore I could recommend the fantastic cuisine. For all who are interested in culture, Tyrol has also lots of things to provide. Mountains, sports, tradition and modernity are perfectly combined. A nice long weekend could probably be in the Zillertal, with lots of skiing, sleeping in a mountain hut, enjoying good food and having fun.

Between your shots, there are many snow landscapes. do

you have a preaching for the cold season? I couldn’t say that I like winter more than summer but it’s true, winter is a great season, especially in Tyrol. Probably one of the main attractions in winter is the way down. Undoubtedly there is not much better than riding down a mountain with lots of powder snow. There is an image on your profile in which you write: "probably my favorite panorama in 2017". in that photo you can

see the Pelmo and Lastoi de Formin, my favorite mountain.

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Alaska, ... that country of the far north, seen and heard in videos and movies, the common imaginary makes us think of a land only made of cold, frost, ice and hostility, but in reality Alaska is much more than that and what we can say from our experience is that Alaska is a country, which may seem lost and isolated, but in reality has a lot to teach.

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’ve been thinking a lot about how to describe this country in one word, it wasn’t easy, but I think what impressed me the most is that Alaska is huge, powerful, a new definition of space. Space not meant only as a dimension, even if it’s unlimited (just think that it has an extension of more than 1.7 million square kilometres and it could contain Italy 6 times). Alaska is power, it’s strength and immensity thanks to its rough, harsh, simple but sincere nature. Alaska is strong in its colours, its borders, its heights and its lengths, its limits, its raw materials, its animals, its shapes and dimensions.

listening to the stories of the families who live in the middle of stretches of woods and mines without ever having seen a country other than that, but with a story to tell that is passed on through generations, from listening to rangers explaining, with amused enthusiasm, that if you’ll ever meet a bear you must not run away. We’ve left the "amenities" of the city of Anchorage and we have began the inner part of our journey along the 134 miles of the old highway that leads to Denali, to try to reach the impressive McKinley, the highest peak in North America with its 6,190 meters high, and when someone tells you that you can only visit it for 5 days a year, it is at that moment that you understand how little you are in front of the greatness of nature. The smartest yet more superficial can not win here, the attention to the nature is fundamental, not to win but to survive, here you can not afford to underestimate the clouds, the changes of the wind and temperature, the rising or setting of the sun. We’ve just accepted this higher rule, respecting bears, moose and wolves and their spaces,

Our gaze got lost in the landscapes without borders, in the uncontaminated nature that surrounded us on 360°, its mountain ranges and huge glaciers are the lines that define the horizon. And it is right there, in the middle of nowhere, that you realise how much that nothingness can fill the whole, the conscience of all this was born from the motion, from unplanned movements between desolate and dirt roads, from free camping to backpacking in parks, from

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* We’ve got lost in the tales of the few remote inhabitants of Chicken, where in the past people worked in mines and still there is someone nowadays who tries to find gold. We’ve explored McCharty with its artists and mountain guides, and Kennicott with its mines of copper.

which are very different from ours, we’ve payed attention route along the way, looking for campsites from time to to one of the strongest values ​​of this country, the wildertime just to take a hot shower, listening to the suggestions ness. Here you shouldn’t walk in a group because you can of locals who were very willing to share experiences and not create common paths, you can not go around with food ideas We have always been ready to make new experiences: or products that have a smell (not even a lip balm) because a summer country festival in a night of travel. If you really it could attract bears, which have an olfactory equivalent want to live the Alaskan life you can not plan your travel to 6 times the one of a dog and from your couch back home, can smell something at 2 miles you have to take your time and distance. If you want to drink join a different dimension from If you really want to live water and your bottle is empty, your daily life, abandon your the Alaskan life you can not you have to get it from a river certainties and live the expeplan your travel from your and boil it first because of the rience in its particularity. the heavy minerals present in couch back home, you have All of that said above could the ground. to take your time and join “scare” you and become a limit, Our trip to Alaska wasn’t about but the truth is that walking on a different dimension from cruises, flights and lodges, but it a glacier, till the summit of a volyour daily life, abandon was along the Denali highway, cano, along riversides wide as your certainties and the dreaded McCarthy Road or highways, staying in the middle live the experience in its the desolate Nabesna Road at of icebergs between seals, pufparticularity. sunset, which makes you discofins and sea otters, choosing ver a different point of view of a safe place to set up the tent the majesty of the United States’ but having the following day a largest national park, Wrangell St. Elias National Park, 170 breathtaking dawn, lighting up the fire with the wood you miles, over 53,400 sq. km of mountains, 9 of the 16 highest find just to warm you up before sleeping, joining this ecosypeaks in the United States and over one hundred glaciers. stem with its few but fundamental rules, all of that made We’ve got lost in the tales of the few remote inhabitants of us experience a sense of indescribable freedom that is still Chicken, where in the past people worked in mines and still with us and left an indelible mark on us, so much that it will there is someone nowadays who tries to find gold. We’ve forever change our life, his name will be Achille, our little explored McCharty with its artists and mountain guides, boy designed in Alaska and made in Italy. and Kennicott with its mines of copper. We’ve traced our

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One of Etna’s peculiarities is that it’s not surrounded by mountains who can compete in height: when you are up here you're eyes have no boundaries... I just cant wait to go down. Right now I would just love to be sit at a table of Davide’s restaurant, with the sea in front of me and some crispy fish fry in my plate. But the reality is that we are 3300m higher, lashed by a cold wind almost in a complete darkness. The sun already left us diving in a sea of clouds after a stunning pink sunset. One of Etna’s peculiarities is that it’s not surrounded by mountains who can compete in height: when you are up here you can see the whole Sicily on the west side, while on the east there’s the Strait of Messina and the coasts of Calabria; looking north instead you can get the feeling of almost touching that wonderful group of Islands called Eolie.

now understand how, in ancient times, a magical place like Etna had inspired stories of epic battles between supernatural beings. According to some myth, Etna has not always been a volcano. Once upon a time, Encelado, the greatest of all giants, decided to overtake Jupiter and dominate the world. However, to accomplish this, he would have to reach the sky, home of the Gods. Therefore he decided to build, with the help of his giant brothers, a sort of ladder stacking all the mountains of the planet on the top of each other. Jupiter, enraged by his arrogance, threw a bolt of lightning at the giants that ignited the whole sky, blinding these rebels and causing them to fall back on the earth. Encelado was buried under the Etna, he was wounded and couldn’t move the mountain. Furious, he began to throw flames from his chest that went up to the summit of the volcano.

It was a never-ending day! My friend Eric and I left home at 3am flying from Bergamo to Catania, then reached the Rifugio Sapienza by car, exactly where tarmac roads leave place to nature. We met Davide on the ski slope. He is an excellent skier and knows the volcano very well, you can say it’s his home. After some off-piste downhills to "taste" the Sicilian snow we had aimed directly at the summit of the craters with the idea of ​​enjoying the sunset from up there.

We stayed there for a few more minutes to observe the impressive spectacle of the fury of the giant trapped down there. The red glow of the volcano brightened us as we took the skins off.Then we went down. The headlamp lighted up only a few meters in front of us. The slope was We had the feeling We faced the last snow-free meters with frozen and the wind had shaped the snow to be on another planet skis on our shoulders, trudging through in countless flakes: it was difficult to conup there or even to be black ash to the top of the highest crater. trol the skis, due to the numerous vibraAt certain times, while we were climbing, tions. Suddenly the surface of the snow taken back until the the volcano gave us a spectacular show: collapsed and I found myself sitting on dawn of time. deaf grumbling and powerful roaring the ground, sunk a meter and a half down We looked down into one while large columns of dark smoke were in the snow with the skis still attached to of the many craters that hurled towards the sky. Then the wind my feet. Never before I’ve found myself in continuously puffed incanforced these clouds to bend towards the such a weird situation. The warm ground east and the thin volcanic dust began had probably melted the snow from below descent gas. A primordial to fall on the snowy blanket. As a precreating some tunnels that were invisible and exciting scene. caution we had helmets on our heads: from the surface. I felt comfortable in this it can happen sometimes that, between kind of cave that protected from the wind. ashes, the volcano erupts smaller and bigger stones into the air. On I took off my skis and climbed back up in the best I could until finding Mount Etna you can hear the sounds coming directly from the deep myself standing on the slope again. Further down to the left I could bowels of the volcano mixed with the usual noises of the climbing see the front lights of Eric and Davide, obviously they hd found an produced by the wind and the skins that crawl on the snow. The easier way to go down. I hurried up to catch them. The following fumes and the gas pushed by the wind enveloped us and made day we decided to explore on skis the Valle del Bove. A huge amus disappear in a painful fog for our noses and eyes. What was in phitheater with steep slopes and amazing snow, certainly one of front of us was an unreal and literally breathtaking scene: the unthe most evocative places of the volcano. This hollow shaped like breathable vapours forced us to wear some bands to protect our a horseshoe has its eastern side open towards the coast of Syracuse mouths and noses. We had the feeling to be on another planet up and Taormina and was created about 65.000 years ago. The bottom there or even to be taken back until the dawn of time. We looked is almost flat and paved with lava fields of ancient eruptions, it is down into one of the many craters that continuously puffed insurrounded by walls of thousand meters high cut by long canals: candescent gas. A primordial and exciting scene. We struggled we slipped into the first one to track our routes. We had a lot of to talk to each other, the wind stole our words and the powerful fun passing through the volcanic pinnacles. We went down whesound of the volcano stood above our voices. It was so strange, we re we were forced to find the best way to get out of a labyrinth of were deep in a chaos of infinite elements and forces and yet there thick holm oak, larch and beech trees, an unusual environment was an extreme sense of peace. We felt as we were just strangers for those who are used to skiing on the Alps. The top of the giant passing by, infinitely small but at the same time incredibly lucky volcano, with its plume of smoke, was always visible behind to be able to observe so closely the inner soul of the earth itself. I us and would remain the background of our descent to the sea.

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A-BOW

SKI ALP

PHANTOM

A Lightweight and very soft to the touch helmet, professional and trendy, suitable for high performance. The shell is made of Bi-component: it presents an opaque ABS shell and a Desmopan cap. It has an elegant yet sporty style and it is available in total white or total black.

The perfect balance between lightness and strength. Designed for ski mountaineering competitions, it is partly made of merino wool for great thermoregulation and partly by a technical yarn for excellent durability. It is a breathable and very fitting sock that guarantees excellent stability on the foot and leg. The heel and toe are in Nano Glide with anti blisters function.

Following Crazy’s highest standards, this hooded jacket guarantees exceptional comfort. I-Tube technology can be found on the chest and on the sleeves with a PrimaLoft Down Blend padding for greater heat and protection from any weather conditions, while on the back we find a very elastic softshell insert that helps movement.

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ICELAND PROKNIT

RUTOR

ALIEN 1.0

The first totally biodegradable Nylon product. Nowadays the Earthen Layer is a reality. A super innovative and planet-friendly product because it doesn’t release any non-natural waste. Dedicated to real explorers who are always looking for new experiences. The fabric is laminated with a waterproof/breathable membrane that is directly in contact with air, improving breathability.

It's the 10-point aluminum crampon designed for demanding ski mountaineers looking for a light and performing but reliable tool in any situation. Available in a automatic and semi-automatic version, it is completely made in Italy! It has got an innovative rigid/foldable connection system that allows to fold the crampon, reducing transport problems.

A new partner in ski mountaineering competitions. An improved version in every details: the new shape of the upper is made of Carbon Grilamid that allows stiffness, stability and control of the foot during downhill, the integrated gaiter offers a complete protection from the snow and the Boa system offers a closure and a custom fit for great comfort without pressure points.

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SOLAR

PIERRA 25

JEREMIE HEITZ

An advanced product: an all-around ski mountaineering boot designed to satisfy both the uphill and downhill hikers. Very versatile, compatible with different attacks; ergonomic due to the "Easy 2 wear" system which speeds up the operation thanks to a quick hooking/unhooking system. La Sportiva Grip Guard sole guarantees excellent long-lasting performance.

A backpack designed for athletes' training, it’s bigger than a traditional race backpack but has got all its features. Highly breathable backrest and easy access to reach all the materials inside. A part is dedicated to shovel and probe; rope and crampons can stay in the side pocket; ice ax, ski and helmet on the outside so that all the things remain dry inside the main compartment.

The Pro Model gloves guarantee maximum grip and tactile sensitivity, thanks to their construction in goat leather on the palm and ultra soft softshell on the back. The high quality padding in Polartec Alpha allows you to retain heat and adjust the temperature as well as ensuring breathability and management of sweat.

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SESVENNA ALPHA

ZERO G PRO TOUR

A freeride-inspired ski glove with innovative Boa disc fast closure. This system ensures a great adherence between the hand and the stick and a more direct grip thanks to the Trigger S technology. The design is studied to optimise fit and flexibility while offering maximum comfort and is equipped with a Soft-Tex membrane that it’s waterproof, windproof and breathable.

With this jacket there are no reasons to dress in layers. Thanks to the use of high performance technical materials arranged according body mapping’s technique, it can be worn all day long, protecting you from cold and wind. A great freedom of movement, anti-abrasion ripstop in the most exposed areas and a breathable windproof membrane on the chest.

Created for those who want to enjoy the descent. The goal was to improve the use of the Zero G uphill. Aim achieved thanks to the wider excursion of the upper in walking mode, to the tightness of the new Vibram sole and to a greater lightness obtained by the extra high magnesium buckles and the carbon co-injected upper.

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CLIMBING

At 4 PM, with the last rays of sunlight, we finished our shooting with all the photos that Patrick and the publisher needed, realising that the days were finally getting longer.

PHOTOS & TEXT

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Bassilandia, a beautiful place in the valley of the lakes dedicated to Roberto Bassi and known for its beautiful routes and its view in front of the Toblino lake.

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n January 9th I received a message on Instagram from patrick.schwiembacher.photo: "Hi Enrico. Did Joey already tell you something about the shooting? Denis asked me for your size, M or L? And what about the shoe size? "I answered immediately: "Hello Patrick! Yes, he told me... for the shoes a 39.5 or 40 size and a 43 one too. Size M or L if the clothes are tight. Denis Piccolo? "He replied: "Yes, Denis Piccolo asked me for the photos”.

meet for a coffee on Thursday at 8 AM and spontaneously decide the location based on the weather. Patrick and Alex were extremely punctual while Joey and I were not! Anyway we found ourselves sitting in front of three cappuccinos and a long coffee trying to find the best location. We thought about all the possible cliffs based on the required shots and the exposure of the spot while constantly looking at the sky, which was becoming more and more grey up to the north. Excluding South Tyrol we decided to drive towards Sarche, stopping for a bit at Lunelli’s, that between a "jawohl" and some nice attempt to speak German, made us four baguettes with local meats and cheese.

Thinking about the last time I shoot photos with Denis makes me smile, I think it was 6 or 7 years ago and certainly the shooting was not about climbing. Snowboards’ shooting were common at that time and as an athlete I had to be present at every event and appear in a lot of photos and videos. From the moment I started climbing, however, I have never taken part in a photoshoot so I immediately accepted the proposal, perhaps a bit nostalgic of the good old days.

We soon reached our destination. Bassilandia, a beautiful place in the valley of the lakes dedicated to Roberto Bassi and known for its beautiful routes and its view in front of the Toblino lake. We chose to shoot on a working day so we were lucky and found almost no one on the cliff. With a cloudless sky, the rest of the day passed fast between one change of clothing and the other. At 4 PM, with the last rays of sunlight, we finished our shooting with all the photos that Patrick and the publisher needed, realising that the days were finally getting longer.

On the following day Patrick created a group on WhatsApp called "Shooting the Pill", the first idea was to reach Val Venosta on Sunday, January 14th. But that idea unfortunately did not last long due to bad weather and other logistical details. We had little choice: our deadline was set for the 19th and the only sunny day was Thursday the 18th. We followed the motto “make it or break it" and decided to

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SA L E WA WILDFIRE GTX

Between the brands that, in the last years, have given a strong imput to the outdoor world, Salewa has distinguished itself opening the way to a new category of footwear, introducing the concept of approach: it is the possibility to wear a hybrid shoe that allows you to walk on easy mountain trails without using a real boot. The Wildfire guarantees you the possibility to walk and climb thanks to the new Pomoca Speed MTN ​​ sole made with the Pomoca Butilic compound, which offers better grip on the rock in both dry and wet conditions. The sole of the Wildfire is also equipped with climbing zones at the tip, it has an excellent grip on the edge and aggressive gussets for greater traction on mud and soft terrain. The Exa Shell structure has been redesigned to guarantee greater torsional stability in synergy with the already tested 3F System. The Wildfire GTX is also equipped with a waterproof and breathable GoreTex Extended comfort lining.

S CA R PA CHIMERA

Heinz Mariacher, one of the greatest alpinists of the last years, is the inspiration and the mind behind the new Chimera and all Scarpa's projects connected to free climbing. The famous climber and mountaineer has translated his experience and his many tests in this model that today represents the greatest evolution of a climbing shoe. The Chimera, in fact, combines the qualities of the Furia and the Drago models, further improving the fit, which is even more precise and performing than the previous two. Softness and sensitivity are the main characteristics of this free climbing without limits, even at the highest and most competitive levels, thanks to the use of the Vibram Xs Grip sole. The very aggressive heel shape allows extreme movements, in contrast with the forefoot part that, due to the special high-grip material and the ergonomic construction, completely encloses the foot for an absolute performance. Its ideal environment is boulder together with other places where the performance is pushed to the highest levels, thanks to its great sensitivity and softness.

S CA R PA MAESTRO WMN

Women are gaining more and more space and success in the sports field and the main sport brands are creating entire collections for the female world. Scarpa, the undiscussed leader in the outdoor at 360 °presents the revolutionary Maestro WMN, a shoe developed thinking about two important aspects: adherence and stability on smaller crystals and smoother surfaces. This shoe uses the highest technology in the climbing world. Nothing is left to chance, everything was carefully studied to the smallest details. The upper features extremely elaborated stitching and a Relion plastic midsole with a special and exclusive shape, the result of decades of Sappa master craftsmanship. The profile of the Maestro is straight and slightly arched with a little/medium arched point. The Maestro is therefore an explosive mix of the highest quality materials, advanced technology and the hand crafted experience of a company that is the history of sport climbing. Women beware!

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RYZE HOODY

VULCAN JACKET

HYBRID JACKET

This ski mountaineering midlayer guarantees a perfect thermoregulation during the most demanding climbs. Combining lightness, warm materials and high breathability, it allows you to maintain the right heat by offering a light protection from the wind. It can be worn under the Rush LT jacket and it guarantees great freedom of movement and thermoregulation during the long days spent on the snow.

The down jacket that everyone would like to have, so warm that it can be used in the most hostile environments with very harsh temperatures. Its thermal capacity is ensured by the 250 gr of premium quality goose down padding and by the special construction of the "baffle" in the parts mostly exposed to the cold. It’s very appreciated for its lightness and its compactness given by the Araneum fabric.

It combines the advantages of down jackets and softshells thanks to the differentiated construction. It is a garment with an excellent thermal insulation, thanks to the bust and the outer sleeves’ padding, and ensures great freedom of movement and high breathability. Great versatility in the outdoor environment, it can be used by itself or together with other clothes, thanks to its Slim Fit.

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5.E9

6.KARPOS

BREITHORN

CYCLOPE

LOT RAIN H

A jacket that guarantees great performances during sport activities thanks to its special construction with the Polartec padding that allows a fantastic balance between warmth and breathability. Extremely durable, light, compressible and moisture resistant with very quick drying times. Available in two colours, both for men and women.

It is a climbing backpack made entirely in cotton and designed for both mountain and leisure activities. Suitable for the city or if you are a light traveler. It is equipped with a main compartment with a zip and a handle at the top that can be opened and closed thanks to two buttons, allowing you to attach on it shoes or bottles. Available in different colours.

Developed and tested directly by the mountaineer Ueli Steck, this is the lightest and most compressible rainproof jacket ever. Suitable for any hike in the mountains, whether it is a walking or a climbing trip, a must have in your backpack, especially during rainy days or heavy snowfall, because it maintains body temperature and keeps you dry.

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MESCALITO GTX

MAZE

MAESTRO ALPINE

The world-famous shoe, today is presented with a waterproof and breathable Gore-tex membrane. It presents all the essential features to move on any type of terrain and thanks to the new LiteBase sole construction technology created by Vibram, it combines lightness with a great grip given by the Vibram Megagrip compound. Comfortable on every route.

This garment combines two different fleece fabrics and therefore provides all the related properties. Thanks to the combination of the Stormfleece fabric on the upper part of the jacket and a softer and more elastic fabric on the bottom, this jacket is very resistant, comfortable, water-repellent and windproof.

Designed for traditional and crack climbing when the climate is harsh and the cold makes every wall increasingly difficult. Thanks to an inner thermal layer and to the sock that reach the height of the malleolus, it guarantees excellent protection from the cold and makes the fit more comfortable. The Vibram XS Edge sole promotes high grip in any situation.

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GEKOGYM

MISKANTI

Top star of the new Salewa collection, this jacket uses the innovative TirolWood and a Celliant hybrid padding, a thermo-regulating material that, thanks to its properties, keeps you warm longer even during the most cold stops. It’s a natural and sustainable material that has been enhanced, passing from a production residue to the raw material. Light and comfortable.

The perfect shoe for those approaching the climbing world for the first time thanks to its comfortable wide plant shape. This shoe is also designed for rental in indoor gyms since it can easily be washed due to the upper and its 3 layer of Wash Tex. It has got the new Frixion white no marking sole that is perfect for gyms because it leaves no marks on walls and guarantees a high durability.

A stretch fleece jacket used for mountain sports. The type of pile used is different from other jackets. Here we have Tencel, a biodegradable fiber derived from the wood cellulose. For the first time, Vaude proposes a solution for the microplastic problem during washing, becoming a forerunner in the field of environmental sustainability.

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TRAIL

We linked our passions: sport, nature and the desire to discover gave birth to our idea of trail. PHOTOS & INTERVIEW

PICCOLO DENIS TO

GIAN MARIA CARLO PIUTTI I R E N E C A M B A C U RTA "SENTIERI DELLA COLLINA"

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GIAN MARIA CARLO PIUTTI I R E N E C A M B A C U RTA CESARE ILLENGO

Trail running gives us the freedom to find ourselves, our essence, it helps us to feel ourselves without restrictions, without the normal daily life that imposes pre-established times and spaces. Hi guys, first of all let’s tell something about you. We are Gian Maria and Irene, around 30 years old, both born and raised in the center of Turin and we lived, studied and worked between its busy streets. We were tired of the usual and boring routine and began to desire to find a more real and simpler dimension that could represent us better. I’ve always been passionate about outdoor sports, I’ve spent my childhood riding with my mountain bike on the long and wide trails of the hill (that was my favourite hobby and gave the name to our group), getting to know all its most hidden parts when I was 20.

When and why did you decide to create a group? Some of our friends who were used to run immediately joined us, forming in 2012 "the core” of what will become the founding group of the Trails of the Hill, that became officially an ASD in 2016. Our fear was that people would not understand this type of sport, made of fatigue, sacrifice, long hours of training and many climbs. But this passion has grown fast, it is a group sport really out of the box and very wild that spread anywhere. What is your mission? Our mission has always been the

same: living the trail as fun, as discovering nature, something exciting and not the usual concept of running with stopwatches and time tables. Our training are thought to end the day in a fun way.

I’m pretty shy, I like to stay all by myself sometimes, in absolute silence, isolating myself from the rest of the world to free my mind. Irene, however, is simple, sociable, dynamic and always smiling, she loves everything that is travel, discovery, freedom and emotion.

What kind of runners are part of your group? In our group

there are several types of people: we have runners from 20 to 55 years old, sometimes they aren’t from here but they just happened to live in Turin for work or study for some time. There are no differences between us, we’ve got only one passion that unites us. We have shared many experiences: group races, training weekends in the mountain or at the sea, landscapes that filled our eyes and heart, laughter that brightened up our run.

We linked our passions: sport, nature and the desire to discover gave birth to our idea of trail. Trail running gives us the freedom to find ourselves, our essence, it helps us to feel ourselves without restriction, without the normal daily life that imposes pre-established times and spaces. This has become a necessity very soon, it became our lifestyle and now it’s difficult to imagine ourselves without it.

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The group is very close and has given birth to solid friendships. We often have dinner together after the training. We are very happy to see that this wonderful group was born from our shared trail’s passion, we believe in important values such as friendship, respect, mutual help, sharing moments of fatigue and sacrifice especially during the preparation of the most demanding trails. What kind of runners usually approach the "Trails of the Hill"? Each

of us has approached this sport and the group of theTrails of the Hill for several reasons: some of them wanted to get fit, others wanted to get rid of the stress of everyday’s life, there were people that just loved endurance sports and other ones, living all day between four walls, wanted to feel free in the woods, free from social conditioning and owners of themselves. We can almost define it as a "therapeutic" group. “Guys, I would be lost without you! You saved me from depression, I’ve been looking for something like this group for a long time, something that could make me feel alive again!” said Cristiano. “When I’m old, I will tell my nephews of this running group I was in as a kid” said Miquel. He usually travels the world for work but he said that he has never found such a beautiful, healthy and familiar group like ours. We are so happy to have created this association, the love and the happiness that come from the people who are part of it really repays us the most.

You’ve just adopted a dog named "Achille". He has an incredible story, can you tell me a little about that? Another important point of our phi-

losophy is that sport should be for everyone: there are so many organised excursions that you can share with your family. The weekend is always an opportunity to see each other, train together and also involve our families, children and animal friends! Talking about that, let me introduce you Achille, our greyhound dog! We adopted it a month ago from an Irish shelter to give it a new life and it is now our companion of adventures in the woods. Achille, just like us, does not particularly like the city and prefers the quiet of the woods and the sight of some possible prey! Now Achilles is becoming familiar with the trails and it’s going to run with us very soon!

It seems a nice way to live and forget about working problems. This is our

way of life, our greatest passion: during the year we organise our trainings and on holiday we try to discover unknown places, always running! Trail clothing is always present in our travels, there is always some unknown path to discover, especially in the north, since Irene is a great lover of Nordic landscapes.

Future projects? We would like to continue to promote the trail on an Italian level, promoting small-trail vacations to train, to travel and to admire our beautiful landscapes! This is how we live the outdoors: it’s freedom, it’s a dynamic and simple lifestyle, it’s living in contact with nature. It’s what most represents us, and the Trails of the Hill is what we are.

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We are very happy to see that this wonderful group was born from our shared trail’s passion, we believe in important values such as friendship, respect, mutual help, sharing moments of fatigue and sacrifice especially during the preparation of the most demanding trails.


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COLUMBIA CALDORADO II OUTDRY EX

Support, cushioning and grip, three features that can be found in the Caldorado 2, the perfect balance for a 100% trail running shoe. Thanks to the OutDry external membrane the Caldorado II combines all the features of the basic model with incredible waterproofing and breathability in extreme weather conditions. The upper is seamless and has a foam collar to improve comfort and a reinforced toe to protect from accidental bumps. The perfect combination of Sole and Fluidfoam inter-row gives to the shoe a good structure with an excellent degree of cushioning and, thanks to the Trailshield protection plate, a superior flexibility than many models of the same category, which further improves the fit. A drop of only 8mm and a height above the ground of 2cm guarantee excellent sensitivity even on the most uneven ground. The use of the OutDry extreme outer membrane is the cherry on top of this shoe that must be absolutely tested somehow. Grade A!

L A S P O R T I VA CROSSOVER 2.0 GTX

When trail runs into your blood and you don’t want to give up running outdoor even in the coldest months where snow and rain reign, La Sportiva Crossover 2.0 GTX can really be the choice to practice running trail no matter what, climate, oxygen and everything else. The integrated gaiter prevents to wet your feet! It is a multipurpose and light shoe (370gr), with an extremely precise fit but still comfortable and therefore suitable both for running with friends and for real competitions. The sole is the famous La Sportiva”s Frixion X that guarantees excellent grip and the possibility to insert spikes for frozen roads. The Gore-Tex membrane ensures absolutely waterproof and highly breathable, its use does not only concern trail running, it is also ideal for static use with snowshoes. The fit is even more immediate and comfortable thanks to the exclusive La Sportiva’s Easy system.

S CA R PA SCARPA ATOM SL GT X

Between Scarpa’s trail running models, the Atom has certainly been one the most successful, used both for races and for the most common trails. A shoe with great features, fast in every situation, extremely agile thanks to the only 4mm drop, light and performing. With the new GTX the Atom takes another step beyond due to the use of the exclusive Gore-Tex Strech membrane that makes it suitable in every situation. Running in the snow or under a heavy rain will no longer be a problem. Extremely comfortable and enveloping, thanks to the technology of the Sock Fit Plus system that wraps the foot like a sock. The combination with the Fixion sole and the Vibram Megagrip compound makes the Atom GTX an excellent alpine running shoe for racing and winter training, even in cold temperatures or high humidity.

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SPEED BEAT GT X

NANO VEST

LYC A N GT X

Salewa and Pomoca combine their expertise and experience to create the first speed hiking shoe with a Pomoca sole for a fast, precise, stable walk. The sole is aligned with the feet’s pressure points for a natural movement even after many hours of activity. It presents a seamless upper, a protective gaiter and side reinforcements.

Super lightness and total adherence are the main features of this new product from the RUN Camelback collection. The key word is minimalism, but without giving up on what you need: including 2L cargo and 1L hydration. External zippered pockets, double side pockets and an expandable pocket on the back. Fist foldable gilet and a weight of only 150g. Nano Vest is adjustable thanks to the straps on the chest.

A shoe recommended for all off-road running lovers, for running in winter and on medium distances while training. The large volumes make the fit comfortable. Thanks to the high durability of the Mud-Ground tread in Frixion Blue compound, the run is extremely safe even on wet, snow-covered and icy ground.

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5 . L A S P O R T I VA

6.GARMIN

ORIGINAL

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FORERUNNER 935

The famous multi-function accessory. The new Original BUFF is slightly more adherent to obtain an excellent but elastic fit at the same time. It provides an excellent ability to transfer moisture to the outside and it maintains body temperature without loss. It also guarantees a high sun protection to defend against the damage of Ultraviolet rays.

Men’s thermal shirt for winter running. The Escape T-shirt facilitates the expulsion of sweat, it helps perspiration and quick drying, thanks to a latest generation BeCool yarn. This type of technical mountain underwear uses different technologies to ensure great comfort, it protects you against micro-traumas and ensures a dry and cool feeling.

Triathletes’ smart watch with a multi-sporting soul and new advanced dynamics for cycling and swimming. Multiple sports disciplines’ profiles are pre-installed and easy to use. Possibility of personalization and compact design in just 49gr in combination with the immediate cardiac measurement on the wrist.

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RUNNING

There is no space to breath, you are pushed by an endless sprint to avoid to be overwhelmed.

PHOTOS

DENIS PICCOLO TEXT

DARIO MARCHINI

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FABRIZIO RAUSA GABRIELE AMMONI GIANNI PISTIS

White wet slabs, blue skyscrapers lost between the afternoon’s reflections, suspended bridges that seem to link different worlds, stairs that rise and fall without interruption and draw a continuous frantic flow of the time like the most complicated paradigm of Escher.

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very time I exit from Porta Garibaldi’s subway, I am enchanted by the skyscrapers in Piazza Gae Aulenti. I have the feeling to have fallen into a city of the future. I feel as if I’ve crossed a portal and found myself in London or Berlin or New York. It seems like my mental skyline has been blurred. As if someone suddenly woke me up after a long journey. It's a beautiful sight. It took a long time, but even Milano managed to give life to its first globalised neighborhood. Although running in the centre full of historical stratifications, churches, monuments, streets with a romantic look, has another taste, another rhythm, I feel home also in these non-places. It seems like my mind has more space to think about the future.

and draw a continuous frantic flow of the time like the most complicated paradigm of Escher. Running here seems to have a new taste, there’s no space for sweat and effort, but only technology mixed with style, to move in that tireless chaos that you can find in every single street of Milano. There is no space to breath, you are pushed by an endless sprint to avoid to be overwhelmed. Running to avoid to be drown in a different time, where time is both endless and already passed. Stopping is difficult. Impossible. Your shelters are the most hidden corners along the course, where there is no space for cars, scooters and trams. Where the old Milano’s Isola seems to have its deeper and non erternal roots. Where the shadows lengthen to an afternoon that goes already towards sunset. The sounds become music and give other rhythm to the legs. Urban-runner is born here. This is where a new world to explore begins.

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ASICS G E L- N I M BU S 2 0

Asics celebrates the twenty years of GEL-Nimbus with the lightest model ever of its most iconic shoe, expression of the perfect balance between protection, comfort and performance. The upper reminds the light and tapered style of the previous version, but introduces the new Gradient Jacquard Mesh, a fabric created with a softer and more adaptable structure to the shape of the foot. The fitting consistency is guaranteed by thin 3D printed overlays that wrap and support the foot during the run. The combination of the FlyteFoam midsole with GEL technology, on the other hand, gives to the shoe a more softness and a great feeling of lightness, with a much higher and more stable cushion. The men version is about 350 gr while the women one weighs 250 gr, built with the Plus 3 and Gender Specific Cushoning, geometries and technologies expressly designed to adapt to the specifics of the women. It’s no surprise that the drop declared for the male version is 10 mm, while for women it’s 13 mm. GEL-Nimbus 20 returns: the perfect shoe for everyday training for the neutral runner that tries every kind of experience.

NEW BALANCE FRESH FOAM LAZR HYPOSKIN

Designed to offer the most versatility, the Under Urmor UA Charged Bandit 3 Digi is a shoe designed to run for kilometres, without sacrificing looks and created to give new sensations. The upper wraps the foot providing a breathable and flexible support and with the Charged Cushioning insole (a double layer of compression molded foam) ensures you a perfect cushioning and an increased responsiveness and durability. The innovative UA SpeedForm structure is perfectly modelled on the foot with a precise fit, avoiding any possible distraction, balanced by the external buttress that gives more support and stability in the back. The weight is only 260 gr and is guaranteed by the special rubber sole compound that protects the high impact areas and, thanks to the anatomical grooves, offers adequate flexibility in the essential points. A different shoe for those who still don’t know their limits.

UNDER ARMOUR CHARGED BANDIT 3 DIGI

A new concept of a running shoe? An evolution of the training shoe? A new sneaker model? The New Balance Fresh Foam Lazr Sport is all three things at the same time. The new bet of the Boston brand reintroduces a totally radical concept in the running universe, presenting an hybrid mix of training shoes for running or going to the gym. But also to dress casual. The main innovation is the creation of the first laser-engraved Fresh Foam midsole, which allows the shoe to acquire more comfort and flexibility (6 mm drop) thanks to the network of precise and deep grooves along the entire length of the midsole, combined with a solid but light rubber sole, which contributes a better traction and a grip on all types of terrain. The New Balance Fresh Foam Lazr Sport is also characterised by an elastic and soft wraparound slip-on, which guarantees freedom of movement to the instep making each stride lighter and smoother. It’s surprising that the new sports mesh upper does not feature the classic N, the unmistakable symbol of New Balance, but Fresh Foam Lazr Sport is a different shoe, designed for the neutral runner who moves his first step into the running world or for those who love going the gym and just a run outdoor sometimes. With the addition of that touch of distinct elegance. 105


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TREKKING

When the snow crunches, the trees bend under the white weight, and sparkling snow crystals dazzle the landscape into a winter wonderland, the time has come to explore nature in its moment of pause.

PHOTOS

THOMAS MONSORNO TEXT

LISA VICENZI

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BENJAMIN KOFLER MARTIN BRISTOT LISA VICENZI

Something that we know from the speeding excesses of everyday life, is that time disappears. The exact thing happens when we start walking. But what could be in one case perceived as a tormenting void, becomes here an experience of fullness.

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hen the snow crunches, the trees bend under the

down, and perceive things that surround you more intensely.

zle the landscape into a winter wonderland, the

alpine trails, which reveal so much about the country's history

The tour becomes a journey of discovery on these impressive

white weight, and sparkling snow crystals daz-

Benjamin, Martin, Thomas and I experienced a trip through

time has come to explore nature in its moment of pause. The

millions of years on our hike into the Bletterbach gorge. Our

most beautiful moment when hiking, as many say, is perhaps

starting point was the Visitor Center of the Geopark. From the-

when you put on your hiking boots and start walking. Once

you get used to the movement, wandering hardly bothers you

re we followed the path no.3, which lead us down to the "Tau-

anymore. Something that we know from the speeding excesses

benleck" in the gorge. Once in the canyon, we continued along

of everyday life, is that time disappears. The exact thing hap-

the creek bed up to the Butterloch waterfall. Nowhere else in the Alps are the layers ofrock so open and intact in front of the

pens when we start walking. But what could be in one case

observer, nowhere else do so many details about the develop-

perceived as a tormenting void, becomes here an experience

of fullness. Everything around us becomes "bigger" and is de-

ment of the Dolomites reveal themselves. The structure of the rocks provides information about their formation as well as the

termined by our perception. Details that we didn't see before

climate and environmental conditions on our Earth about 250

now come into view. It's the varied rhythms of the landscape

million years ago.

that are captured.

The Bletterbach stretches on the territory of the province of Bol-

In the Alps, walking not only means going in rhythm but also

feeling, smelling and hearing. Hiking compels you to slow

zano (South Tyrol—Italy) on an area of 271 hectares, making it

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the smallest system of the UNESCO Dolomites World Heritage.The natural monument is a tight valley between the mountain Schรถnrast and the Jochgrimm and lies in the municipality of Aldein.

The deep canyon is the result of erosion of the volcanic rock layers through

the Bletterbach. Since the last ice age about 18,000 years ago, it was estimated that more than ten billion tons of rock material have been transported to the Adige Valley solely due to the power of water, wind, and weather.

And so the small, inconspicuous brook has buried itself at a distance of about 8 kilometers to 400 meters deep into different geologicalages.

In addition to the Canyon de Araza in the Ordesa National Park in the Spanish Pyrenees, the Bletterbach canyon is considered the second such formation in Europe, which in a sense can be compared to the Grand Canyon in North America. The spring bed is interrupted in at least four places by up to several dozen meters high waterfalls. For climbers, the Bletterbach gorge with the three sectors Taubeneck, Butterloch and Gorz offers a great "way of playing" with incredible ice climbing potential for all ability levels during wintertime.

Steep rock faces, waterfalls, magnificent colors, fossil plant remains, and

traces of minerals made the hike through the Geopark a special experience.

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L A S P O R T I VA TRANGO TRK GORE TEX

Trango TRK Gore-Tex is one of the best travel companion you can have. Trekking or backpacking trips are its playground. The weight is not excessive, just over 4 pounds per foot and with its extreme comfort this shoe is perfect for long trekking and heavy backpacks on the shoulders. The thermo rtech technology guarantees the upper water repellency and solidity thanks to the seamless anti-abrasion inserts. The feet are always dry thanks to the Gore-Tex membrane that optimises breathability and impermeability. The exclusive 3D flex joint of La Sportiva perfectly supports the ankle in solid strides, thanks to the type of differentiated lacing it can perfectly support the foot and the ankle. The Vibram sole completes the shoe ensuring a good grip in all conditions and/or all type of terrain and the climbing zone on the tip allows its use even on harder or extreme hiking trails.

SA L E WA ALP FLOW MID GTX

With its new Alp Flow Mid GTX, Salewa takes a further step into the world of trekking and hiking. The upper is made of nubuck leather and ballistic mesh with reinforced rubber edges that optimize the protection of the foot and the ankle from stones and roots, making the supports even safer on rough terrain. The Vibram Hike Approach sole proves to be extremely versatile and suitable for all types of terrain, allowing the use of Alp Flow Mid in many outdoor activities, facing a wide range of terrain in the mountains. The innovative Gore-Tex Surround technology ensures maximum waterproofness and breathability, your feet will be always dry with an optimal temperature in all weather conditions. The Alp Flow Mid GTX boot uses the patented Salewa technologies to offer the 100% Alpine Fit guarantee without blisters: a precise climbing lacing for a precise fit; 3F technology for efficient heel containment and stable ankle support.

S CA R PA ZODIAC TECH GTX

Scarpa, not completely satisfied with its role as a leader in the world of traditional climbing, decides to go further with the presentation of the Zodiac Tech GTX, a model suitable for hiking trails, multiple rescue activities and more technical trekking. Polyvalence is Zodiac’s main characteristic. Perfect in a lot of situations, it offers excellent comfort thanks to the Mid cut that blocks the ankle, protecting it from painful twists. You will always be safe when standing even where there’s little space thanks to its laces that go till the tip and improve the customisation depending on the type of foot, wrapping the ankle, making it efficient even in mountaineering trails of real climbing. The Vibram Pentax Precision II Xt sole ensures you an excellent grip, both on wet and dry terrain, and allows you to use semi-automatic crampons in winter months to walk safely and precisely on snow and ice.

MAMMUT AYA KO H I G H GT X

Mammut’s Ayako High GTX is perfect for all kinds of outdoor sports. Robust and so light that you won’t feel to have it on. Comfortable and versatile thanks to its multipurpose fitting. It is the ideal boot for outdoor use at 360 degrees: from the easiest to the most complicated trail hiking. Its material is extremely soft to the touch, a perfect combination of synthetic leather and extremely light and resistant synthetic velvet. The toe cup in reinforced rubber protects the fingers from accidental bumps and gives an excellent sense of solidity to the shoe. The Memo Foam padding adapts perfectly to any type of foot ensuring superior comfort in all weather conditions. The ankles are further protected by an internal reinforcement that prevents painful twists. The elastic tongue in Gore-Tex improves waterproofness and the Vibram Mulaz sole allows absolute grip on any terrain.

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TREKKING SELECTION FW 18-19 BY GIULIA BOCCOLA

1.AKU

2.KARPOS

3.GARMONT

PULSAR

K- P E R FO R M A N C E F L E EC E

TOUBKAL GTX

A true "must have" for Made in Italy lovers. Aku and Michelin got together to produce a multi-terrain and multifunctional footwear for free time in contact with nature. The asymmetric construction of the Michelin sole with the exclusive Aku Elica technology guarantees excellent load distribution on the plantar surface for a great comfort and durability.

The construction method and the materials used make this a high-performance technical product. The combination of Polartec fabric and a windproof layer set on strategic points makes this an highly versatile product. It stands out for its exceptional warmth, breathability and light weight. Some parts of the shoulders, chest and hood are in windproof fabric with DWR treatment.

The perfect boot for high altitude excursions. It presents two kind of technologies: the Ergo-last where the rounded line wraps better the shape of the foot, especially on the heel, and the Double-Damper, a two-part system that has got a PU midsole and a PU layer under the foot. They work together to improve the comfort. The leather upper has got ballistic and PU fabric reinforcements. Perfect on rough terrain.

4.LA FUMA

5.CALZE GM

6 . LOMER

M LY N D E N M I D C L I M A C T I V E

HYKE

K2

It’s a shoe suitable for any situation, either for a winter excursion or for a walk in the city. The upper is in suede leather and fabric, the Climeactive membrane guarantees waterproofness and breathability, the Vibram sole ensures you great grip and comfort thanks to the EVA midsole. All of those things make this shoe a model with a high level of comfort.

65% made of extra-fine merino wool provides great warmth on legs and feet. The fabric it’s very soft to the touch and always dry on the skin thanks to a special technical treatment of the yarn. In addition, the Athleticfit technology offers great fit and precision in movements. Available in different sizes and colours.

Mountain boot suitable for winter used with semi-automatic crampons. Made with a durable combination of suede, nylon and Tpu plastic. The upper guarantees maximum comfort while maintaining the rigid flexibility necessary to deal with difficult conditions. A boot suitable for any terrain thanks to the Vibram sole that guarantees its suitability for climbing.

7. L A S P O R T I V A

8.FERRINO

9.MEINDLÙ

TRANGO TOWER EXTREME GTX

TRIOLET

VERTE GXT

Full crampon boot to be used on ice and mixed terrain. The upper is in high tenacity fabric with mono-bavacon reinforcements, the anti-abrasion Honey-Comb Guard technology is set in the most critical points. The tread is realised by Vibram with lightened thicknesses. Gore-Tex membrane for a perfect thermal insulation and 3D Flex-System for better support control.

Backpack with a new design, enriched with new details and colours. Characterized by a quick front access, an essential line and great versatility. In fact, it offers the possibility of transporting extra materials by extending the upper lining (+5L) and changing its weight according on what you do just removing the hood, the belt and the rigid back panel. A backpack with high comfort and performance.

Classified as a "high-altitude shoe", it is suitable for mixed terrain, from rock to ice, thanks also to the "Multigrip 3 Alpin" by Vibram, created by three layers glued for greater grip. Thanks to selected elastic materials and the Ergonomic-fit technology, the fit is very comfortable even after long use and is waterproof thanks to the Duratherm Gore-Tex lining.

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11.LEKI

12.ZAMBERLAN

FA C E U LT R A FA S T PA C K

MICRO VARIO CARBON

YA L E G W

A shoe well known in the world of trekking. It’s characterized by an upper in engineered fabric that optimises its resistance to abrasion and a Gore-Tex membrane that offers a high level of impermeability. In addition, the Ultra series, without any excess of weight, guarantees excellent performance on any terrain.

High level folding trekking pole with great features: it has an all-carbon structure, foam handle with extension, it is adjustable from 110 to 130 cm by SL2. All this makes it the lightest, most durable and most flexible pole in the entire range.

A model with an informal style, it can be used in any situation. Characterized by a craftsmanship that provides it a gritty and enterprising soul, it always maintains a design inspired by the mountains, choosing a retro-style lacing with metal hooks. This boot is made of hand-crafted high-quality full-grain leather and has an inner lining also in leather and Vibram's Skyline sole.

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OUTFIT THE PILL 26

CLIMBING

CLIMBING ALEX UNTERKALMSTEINER

ENRICO CAVADA Hoody - Salewa Agner Cordura Jacket - Salewa Agner Cordura Shell T-Shirt - Salewa Slash Tech Tee Pant - Salewa Agner Engineered Harness - Mammut Backpa - Salewa Apex Climb 25 Socks - Calze Gm Approach Shoes - Salewa Wildfire Gtx Climbing Shoes - Scarpa Chimera

Hoody - La Sportiva Discovery T-Shirt - La Sportiva Welcome Pant - La Sportiva Arete

CLIMBING

RUNNINGS

JOHANNA RATSCHILLER

FABRIZIO RAUSA Jacket - Asics T.Shirt - Asics Short - Asics Leggings - Asics Socks - Calze Gm Shoes - Asics Gel Nimbus 20

Sweater - E9 Loop T-Shirt - E9 Rica Jacket - Patagonia Micro Puff Pant - E9 Dolores Beanie - E9 T Socks - Calze Gm Climbing Shoes - Scarpa Maestro

RUNNINGS

TRAIL

GABRIELE AMMONI

CESARE ILLENGO Sweater - The North Face Ventrix Leggings - Under Armour Backpack - Camelbak Socks - Calze Gm Shoes - Scarpa Atom Sl Gtx

Sweater - Under Armour Threadborne Run Zip Short - Under Armour Launch Sw Printed 15 cm Leggings - Under Armour Accelebolt Cap - Buff Socks - Calze Gm Watch - Garmin Forer Runner 935 Shoes - Under Armour Charged Bandid 3 Digi

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FINDER THE PILL 26

TRAIL

TRAIL

GIAN MARIA CARLO PIUTTI

IRENE CAMBACURTA Vest - La Sportiva Serenity Pant - La Sportiva Arcadia Head band - La Sportiva Luna Long Sleeve - La Sportiva Muse Shoes - La Sportiva Crossover 2.0 Gtx

Jacket - Columbia Shell OutDry Ex Light Leggings - Under Armour Beanie - Calze Gm Backpack - Osprey Watch - Garmin Forer Runner 935 Socks - Calze Gm Shoes - Columbia Caldorado II Outdry Ex

TREKKING

TREKKING

MARTIN BRISTOT

BENJAMIN KOFLER

Jacket - Patagonia Pant - Patagonia Poles - Leki Beanie - Patagonia Backpack - Patagonia Socks - Calze Gm Shoes - Scarpa Zodiac Tech Gtx

Jacker - Salewa Puez Shell Hoody - Salewa Puez Knit Pant - Salewa Puez Terminal Beanie - Salewa Agner Wool Backpack - Salewa Alp Trainer 25 Poles - Salewa Carbonium Alp Spee Socks - Calze Gm Shoes - Salewa Alp Flow Gtx

TREKKING

TREKKING

LISA VICENZI

LISA VICENZI

Jacket - Mammut Eigerjoch Advanced In Pant - Mammut Eisfeld Guide So Beanie - Mammut Nordwand Gloves - Reusch Backpack - Mammut Trion Light 38l Poles - Leki Shoes - Mammut Ayako High Gtx

Jacket - La Sportiva Atlantis Pant - La Sportiva Arcadia Head Band - La Sportiva Elysium Pullover - La Sportiva Stellar Gloves - La Sportiva Poles - Leki Shoes - La Sportiva Trango Trk Gtx

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MILI ANTI SPORT ABETONE SNOW CRISTAL SPORT UNO BIKE SPORT ADVENTURE THE SCIARX S.R.L. NON SOLO SPORT NICO SALEWA OUTLET ENNA KAVESTREL KAVESTREL LA MAJA DRESS LA MAJA DRESS STILE LIBERO DANA SPORT SALEWA PALMANOVA ALAGNA OUTDOOR BASE CAMP ALAGNA NUOVA IDEA BORDINO FRANCO DIETALBA MOUNTAIN HOME BOCCIO SPORT CALCIOMANIA MKE SPORT NON SOLO SPORT SPORTLER MAXENT MAXENT MAXENTSPORT FUMAGALLI PUNTO SCARPE TIME OUT ARCO SPORT CANTIERI SPORTIVI C.D.C CENTRO DIST. C.LLE SPORT BERTOZZO MARIO & FIGLI SORELLE RAMONDA MISTER RUNNING MARIA SPORT IL CASTORO KING SPORT CISA DUE ELLE SPORT SALEWA STORE AOSTA GAL SPORT MEINARDI SPORT LARINO ALBINO LARINO ALBINO TOTAL FITNESS TEMPLE RED POINT 1 RED POINT 2 SALEWA STORE ARCO MABB.90 ROCK & ICE THE NORTH FACE ARCO VERTICAL WORLD SPORT LA SPORTIVA ARCO GOBBISPORT MABB.90 ARCO MABB.90 ARCO EVOLUTION SPORT L'ELEFANTINO STORE GAME 7 ATHLETICS R. & P. VIAGGIANDO SCARPE & SPORT M.C. SPORT E BIKE MOLINO FRATELLI BIRATI SPORT D'OC GAME 7 ATHLETICS MIDA SPORT IL CAMPIONE SPORT EXUM PESAVENTO SPORT CHECK POINT MONTI MATTI MATIS SPORT OUTDOOR MATIS GROUP ALPSTATION LAVAREDO DEGNI SPORT RODORIGO SPORT TREKKING SPORT TREKKING SPORT BSHOP AVIGLIANA ROUTE RAMEY 33 TUTIROP LAGAZOI PASSION FINISH LINE ACTION SPORT SALEWA MANTOVA NABACINO SPORT CALZATURE LOMBARDI TONINO SPORT COLUMBIA BARBERINO S2 SPORT GIOVANNI CARAVELLA SCOUT MERCOLEDISANTO SPORTCLUB DUEGI SPORT DUEGI SPORT

1870 European Outdoor Shops ABETONE ABETONE ACILIA ADRANO ADRANO ADRIA AFFI AGIRA AGORDO AGORDO AGORDO AGORDO AGORDO AIELLO DEL FR. AIELLO DEL FRIULI ALAGNA VALSESIA ALAGNA VALSESIA ALAGNA VALSESIA ALBA ALBA ALBA ALBANO LAZIALE ALBENGA ALBESE CON CASSANO ALBIGNASEGO ALBIGNASEGO ALBINEA ALBINEA ALBINEA ALBINO ALBINO ALCAMO ALESSANDRIA ALESSANDRIA ALESSANDRIA ALLEGHE ALTE DI MONTECCHIO MAGG. ALTE DI MONTECCHIO MAGGIORE AMANTEA AMATRICE ANCONA ANCONA ANGHIARI ANTEY ST.ANDRE’ AOSTA AOSTA AOSTA APRICA APRICA APRILIA ARCO ARCO ARCO ARCO ARCO ARCO ARCO ARCO ARCO ARCO ARCO ARCOLA ARDEA ARESE AREZZO AREZZO AREZZO ARGENTA ARGENTA ARGENTERA ARMA DI TAGGIA ARZANO ASCOLI PICENO ASCOLI PICENO ASIAGO ASOLA ASSERGI ATINA ATINA AURONZO DI CADORE AVEZZANO AVEZZANO AVIGLIANA AVIGLIANA AVIGLIANA AYAS - CHAMPOLUC BACENO BADIA BADIA POLESINE BAGHERIA BAGNOLO SAN VITO BAGOLINO BAGOLINO BALME BARBERINO DI MUGELLO BARCELLONA BARDONECCHIA BARI BARI BARI BARONISSI BARONISSI

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DF SPORT SPECIALIST MAROCCO SPORT ALPSTATION BASSANO INTERSPORT UMBRIA SPORT DF SPORT SPECIALIST F.LLI GANASSIN F.LLI GANASSIN MAZZARONA SPORT NON SOLO SPORT NON SOLO SPORT NON SOLO SPORT ROBI SPORT SPORTNET DIEMME SPORT AMEDEO D AUGUSTO DF SPORT SPECIALIST BRUNO SPORT BIBOSPORT FRANCO SPORT BIG SPORT IL GALLO IL GALLO COOPERATIVA MOUNTAIN AFFAIR PIERO CALZATURE MELITO SPORT BACK DOOR FINI SPORT INTERSPORT CISALFA INTERSPORT CISALFA PLAY SPORT SPACE 23 CASA DEL CICLO SPORT 3K VILLA 1928 VILLA ALPINE MOUNTAINSPIRIT SALEWA WORLD BOLZANO BURATTI OHG MAMMUT STORE BOLZANO SPORTLER SPORTLER MOUNTAINSPIRIT SORAM MAGAZZINI BERTON LAYAK LAYAK BASIK CAVALLO CENTRO SPORT MASSI SPORT ATLANTE LAGORAI SPORT LAGORAI SPORT CENTRO SPORT TEMPO LIBERO CECCO SPORT MOUNTAIN & RUNNING 7 TO 7 S.R.L. UNIPERSONALE COCCHETTI PIETRO OBERRAUCH ZITT AG G2 SPORT S.R.L. MAGAZZINI MONTELLO STEFY SPORT S.N.C. CAVALCA CARATTI SPORT NON SOLO SPORT GIALDINI BLOCCO MENTALE ROMEOSPORT SPORTLAND SPORTLAND CHECK POINT LONGONI SPORT LONGONI SPORT ALPI SPORT FIT&FUN SPORT HEINZ SPORTLER SPORT JOCHER UAINOT ANTASPORT GARTNER KARL SCHUHHAUS THOMASER SPORT MODE THOMASER ALPSTATION BRUNICO SPORTLER SPORTLER BIELER SPORT PISCHEDDA GROUP SPORT MODE ZIERNHELD S.I. TECH PANORAMA SALEWA BUSSOLENGO VERONA RUNNER BRACCO GEA SPORT GEO ROCK EQUIPMENT OUTDOOR SPORT OVIGLIA MAURIZIO BERTOLA

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BARZANO' BARZIO BASSANO DEL GRAPPA BASTIA UMBRA BASTIA UMBRA BELLINZAGO LOMBARDO BELLUNO BELLUNO BELLUNO BELLUNO BELLUNO BELLUNO BELLUNO BENEVENTO BERGAMO BERGAMO BERZO DEMO BEVERA DI SIRTORI BIELLA BIELLA BIELLA BINASCO BOLOGNA BOLOGNA BOLOGNA BOLOGNA BOLOGNA BOLOGNA BOLOGNA BOLOGNA BOLOGNA BOLOGNA BOLOGNA BOLOGNA BOLOGNA BOLOGNA BOLOGNA BOLZANO BOLZANO BOLZANO BOLZANO BOLZANO BOLZANO BOLZANO BOLZANO BOLZANO VICENTINO BORGO MAGGIORE S. MARINO BORGO MAGGIORE S. MARINO BORGO S. DALMAZZO BORGO SAN DALMAZZO BORGO SAN DALMAZZO BORGO SAN DALMAZZO BORGO VALSUGANA BORGO VALSUGANA BORGO VALSUGANA BORGOSESIA BORMIO BORMIO BOSIO PARINI BOSSICO BOZEN BRA BRA BRANZI BRENNO DI ARCISATE BRENO BRENTELLE BRESCIA BRESCIA BRESCIA BRESCIA BRESCIA BRESCIA BRESCIA BRESCIA BRESCIA BRESSANONE BRESSANONE BRESSANONE BRESSANONE BREUIL CERVINIA BRINDISI BRUNECK BRUNECK BRUNICO BRUNICO BRUNICO BRUNICO BRUNICO BRUSSON BUDDUSO' BURGEIS/MALS BUSANO BUSCHE DI CESIOMAGGIORE BUSSOLENGO BUSSOLENGO CAGLIARI CAGLIARI CAGLIARI CAGLIARI CAGLIARI CAGLIARI

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CLACSON CARLO SPORT SPORTLER VIKING NORD POOL SPORTSCHUPFEN CENTRO SPORT NENCINI SPORT MEGA HOBBY TOSCOCLIMB STORE MICARELLI SPORT ALTIPIANI EVENTI E TURISMO UNIVERSO SPORT 3 SPORT SPORT TUBRIS KAPESA SNC / SPORT TUBRIS R.G. SPORT-TUBRIS PIANETA MONTAGNA GAME 7 ATHLETICS S.P.A. AMPLATZ SPORT SPORT AMPLATZ SPORT BERNARD AMPLATZ DIEGO GREEN SHOES RADAELLI SPORT TEMPO DI SPORT F.LLI SOLDINI SPORTIME OXIM GAME 7 ATHLETICS PITHAGORÀ CENTRO MERIDIANA QUALITY SPORT BY FORTISSIMO CONFEZIONI TOMMASINI SPORT ESCURSION NICO NICO LA BOTTEGA DEL CUOIO NET MANCINI STORE SPORT 4 LIFE SALEWA OUTLET CASTEL GUELFO SPORT SERVICE LIGO S.R.L. SPORT EXTREME- LIGO F.LLI ZAMPIERO PAOLO & C BERTOLINI SPORT SHOES A.WOERNDLE NON SOLO SPORT KING SPORT & STYLE MILITARY SURPLUS CRAZY IDEA OLGA SPORT OLGA SPORT STORY AWLAB ATHLETES WORLD AWLAB NEW SPORT IDEA SPORT GARDENER SPORT LA SPORTIVA STORE CAVALESE SLALOM CALZATURE SCHNEIDER UN SESTO ACCA FREE TIME BIKE AND BOARD MAXI SPORT NOTARI GIANPAOLO CENTRO SPORT ALTA QUOTA SPORT S.A.S. DELFINO SPORT MARISPORT BIELLER TIZIANO SPORT SPORTLAND L'ARTE DI SALIRE IN ALTO L'ARTE DI SALIRE IN ALTO L'ANGOLO DELLO SPORT BRAMBILLA BENIAMINO EFFE 3 SPORT A SPORTS ASPORT'S MOUNTAIN EQUIPMENT MAIUK SPORT TETE' SPORT SALEWA STORE SONDRIO CHIMA DALMONEGO CALZATURE DELMONEGO CALZATURE COLUMBIA OUTLET FIDENZA JEANNOT SPORT JEANNOT SPORT SPORT LINE BRICOSPORT LONGONI SPORT LONGONI SPORT GRIMPEUR S.A.S. CPR FREE SPORT AVVENTUROSAMENTE LUPOLI NICOLETTA SCARSCELLI SPORT SCARPE & SPORT AWLAB C/O CC. PORTO ALLEGRO MAGAZZINI PRISCO ROSY SPORT MARACANA' SPORT KING SPORT & STYLE

CAGLIARI CAIRO MONTENOTTE CALALZO CALALZO DI CADORE CALDARO CALDONAZZO CALENZANO CALTANISSETTA CAMAIORE CAMERINO CAMIGLIATELLO CAMPI BISENZIO CAMPITELLO DI FASSA CAMPO TURES CAMPO TURES CAMPO TURES CAMPO TURES CAMPOBASSO CAMPOGALLIANO CANAZEI CANAZEI CANAZEI CANAZEI CANZO CANZO CAPO D'ORLANDO CAPOLONA CAPRILE DI ALLEGHE CARBONIA CASALECCHIO DI RENO CASALECCHIO DI RENO CASAMASSIMA CASELLE DI S.MARIA CASNIGO CASSOLA CASSOLA CASTEL DEL PIANO CASTEL DI SANGRO CASTEL DI SANGRO CASTEL GANDOLFO CASTEL GUELFO CASTELFRANCO DI SOTTO CASTELLANA GROTTE CASTELLANA GROTTE CASTELLO TESINO CASTELNOVO MONTI CASTELROTTO CASTELVETRANO CASTENASO CASTIGLIONE F.NO CASTIONE ANDEVENNO CATANIA CATANIA CATANIA CATANIA CAVA DE' TIRRENI CAVA DEI TIRRENI CAVALESE CAVALESE CAVALIERE CAVARENO CAZZAGO CENCENIGHE AGORDINO CERNUSCO LOMBARDONE CERRETO LAGHI CERRETO LAGHI CESANA TORINESE CETO CHAMPOLUC CHAMPOLUC AYAS CHIARI CHIAVARI CHIAVARI CHIAVARI CHIAVENNA CHIAVENNA CHIES D'ALPAGO CHIES D'ALPAGO CHIESA VALMALENCO CHIETI CHIURO CHIURO CHIUSA CHIUSA CHIUSA FERRANDA CHIUSA PESIO CHIUSA PESIO CIMETTA DI CODOGNE' CINISELLO BALSAMO CINISELLO BALSAMO CINISELLO BALSAMO CIRIE' CISANO SUL NEVA CISTERNA DI LATINA CISTERNA DI LATINA CITTÀ DI CASTELLO CITTA' DI CASTELLO CITTA` S.ANGELO CITTADELLA CIVEZZANO CIVITANOVA MARCHE CIVITANOVA MARCHE


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GAME 7 ATHLETICS NICO'S ALP SALEWA STORE CLES CHISTE' CALZATURE ALPSTATION CLES BOSIO LINA SPORT EVOLUTION SRL LE PARADIS DES SPORT BETTINESCHI SPORT SPORT POSCH POSCH GERHARD PASSAGGIO CHIAVE LA TURISTICA CORTI SPORT DF SPORT SPECIALIST USSEGLIO GROS CRISTINA MAURIZIO SPORT BRAVI CONEGLIANO NON SOLO SPORT DELLANTONIO FRANCO SPORTMANIA IL NEGOZIO AWLAB ASPORT'S VISONA' SPORT SPORT MARKET SPORTMARKET CAMER SPORT SALEWA STORE CORTINA COPERATIVA DI CORTINA LA COOP. DI CORTINA K 2 SPORT CORTINA K 2 SPORT CORTINA LITTLE BEAR LITTLE BEAR MOROTTO SPORTS QUOTA 1224 SPORT LA COOP. DI CORTINA ROCK & ICE SPORT ALFREDO SPORT ROTTONARA NEXUS S.R.L. SPORT PESCOSTA SPORT KOSTNER NON SOLO SPORT SPORT CLUB TERZO TEMPO 4810 SPORT ARDI SPORT LES PYRAMIDES LES PYRAMIDES POINT DU SPORT SAVOYE SPORT MIRIMAT TUTTO DI CORSA LONGONI SPORT MAST IL PODIO SPORT OUTDOOR VIALE CALZATURE VIALE GIORGIO ALPSTATION CUNEO RAVASCHIETTO SPORT FALETTI MULTISTORE OUTSIDER CALZATURE PANCIERA SALEWA DOBBIACO ITALO SPORT ITALO SPORT KRALER SPORT ALPSTATION BRIANZA MOSONI SPORT POSSA SPORT SPORT EXTREME CONS. ROCK SPORT TIROL EASY SPORT ERCOLE GIAN PIETRO & C ALTERNATIVA SPORT ELIO SPORT 82 INTERSPORT EVIVA SPORTS K.G. TAURUS SPORT TAURUS SPORT TAURUS BENICOM BETTOLI SPORT ACTIVITY PEOPLE HOLIDAY SPORT SNOW STYLE GIACOMINO SPORT FULIGNI GIOCHI & SPORT SPIT SPORT OUTDOOR KING SPORT & STYLE ZONA FABI SPORT LINEA VERTICALE QUOTA 1000 VERTIGINI SPORT PENNENTE OUTDOOR ALPMANIA BRUNI SPORT ESTE TECNIC CARINI MARTA GUBERT SPORT SALEWA FINALE LIGURE CRAZY IDEA OUTPOST MNT. ROCKSTORE GIANNI SPORT

CIVITAVECCHIA CLAUT CLES CLES CLES CLUSONE CLUSONE COGNE COLERE COLFOSCO IN BADIA COLFOSCO IN BADIA COLLECORVINO COMERICO SUPERIORE COMO COMO COMUNE DI GIAVENO CONDINO CONEGLIANO CONSELVE CONTA' COPPARO CORBETTA CORCIANO CORDENONS CORNEDO CORNUDA CORNUDA CORRIDONIA CORTINA CORTINA CORTINA CORTINA D'AMPEZZO CORTINA D'AMPEZZO CORTINA D'AMPEZZO CORTINA D'AMPEZZO CORTINA D'AMPEZZO CORTINA D'AMPEZZO CORTINA D'AMPEZZO CORTINA D’AMPEZZO CORVARA CORVARA BADIA CORVARA BZ BADIA CORVARA IN BADIA CORVARA IN BADIA COSENZA COSTA VOLPINO COSTABISSARA COURMAYEUR COURMAYEUR COURMAYEUR COURMAYEUR COURMAYEUR COURMAYEUR CREAZZO CREMONA CREMONA CROTONE CUNEO CUNEO CUNEO CUNEO CUNEO CUNEO DARFO BOARIO TERME DIMARO DIMARO DOBBIACO DOBBIACO DOBBIACO DOBBIACO DOLZAGO DOMODOSSOLA DOMODOSSOLA DOMODOSSOLA DOMUSNOVAS DORF TIROL/MERAN DORGALI DUEVILLE DUINO AURISINA - AURISINA EMPOLI ENNA EPPAN ERBA ERBA ERBA ERBA FAENZA FAI DELLA PAGANELLA FALCADE FALCADE FANANO FANO FANO FANO FASANO FELTRE FENESTRELLE FERENTILLO FERMO FERRARA FERRARA FERRARE FERRIERE FIERA DI PRIMIERO FINALE LIGURE FINALE LIGURE FINALE LIGURE FINALE LIGURE FIORANO MODENESE

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MIDA SPORT MI.DA SPORT CLIMB MORINI SPORT PESCI UNIVERSO SPORT UNIVERSO SPORT VIDOCQ SPORT L'ISOLOTT DELLO SPORT AWLAB ATHLETES WORLD GALLERIA DELLO SPORT LUISA VIA ROMA OBIETTIVO MONTAGNA BALANTE SPORT VENTURI SPORT STEFANO SPORT LEMA CALZATURE BATTISTI G.E.S. GRAZIADEI ROCK SHOP SCHNEIDER CALZAT. CIMA CARLETTI ANNA CAPO NORD GIMELLI 3.30 RUNNING STORE SANTINI SPORT FUORI TRACCIA SPORTIFICATION BIG WALL S.N.C. VIGLIETTI SPORT S.R.L. SPITALERS SPORT BIELLA SCARPE S.P.A. GARTNER KARL OHG PUNTO SPORT SPORTIME GRAMATICA SORELLE ZERBO BRAVI CALZATURE DELLA M. MANLIO & C. IMMOBRAVI SALEWA STORE GENOVA B.M. SPORTWARES BALILLA SPORT BONI SPORT CAMISASCA SPORT HOBBY SPORT MALATESTA LORENZO MOISMAN SPORT MOISMAN SPORT MOUNTAIN SHOP GENOVA RUNNING AWLAB ATHLETES WORLD BONI SPORT REPETTO SPORT LONGO SPORT LONGO SPORT L.S. SRL ASD VERTCLIMB TECNIC SPORT ANSELMO OUTDOOR MONTAGNARD SPORT BOB 360° SPORT EUROSPORT ORTLER FRED & CO SONEGO SPORT CHIA FABRIZIO ORSI LUIGI KIDS SPORTWAY SPORTWAY MEGASTORE SQUINOBAL LORENZO SPORT GESCHAFT TURNOVER FERRAMENTA ERMESPORT 099 OUTDOOR S.A.S. OUTDOOR MAREMMA LEMA OUTDOOR LEMA SALDI SPORT DARIO SPORT LA BETULLA F. LLI MASSABO SPORT HOLZER GRAZIA SPORT ALPSTATION ISERA ALTA QUOTA MOUNTAIN LIFE GIMMY SPORT PAGLIUGHI SPORT BARCHIESI SPORT VIDOTTO SPORT NON SOLO SPORT SPORT HANS SPORTHAUS TROCKER ALBRECHT SPORT SPORT TROCKER RITTNER KAUFZENTRUM QUOTA 2912 TREKKING FOTO E SPORT ARMERIA TOMEI MASSIMO LO SCOIATTOLO ORNELLA SPORT CALZATURE COMPLOJER SPORT 203

FIORENZUOLA D'ARDA FIORENZUOLA D'ARDA FIRENZE FIRENZE FIRENZE FIRENZE FIRENZE FIRENZE FIRENZE FIRENZE FIRENZE FIRENZE FIRENZE FIUMALBO FIUMICINO FOLLINA FOLLONICA FONDO FONDO FONDO FONDO FOPPOLO FOPPOLO FORLI' FORLI' FORMIGINE FORNACI DI BARGA FORNOVO TARO

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FOSSANO FOSSATO DI VICO FRABOSA SOTTANA FRANGARTO/APPIANO GAGLIANICO GAIS GALLIO GAMBARIE GARGNANO GAVI GEMONA DEL FRIULI GEMONA DEL FRIULI GEMONA DEL FRIULI GENOVA GENOVA GENOVA GENOVA GENOVA GENOVA GENOVA GENOVA GENOVA GENOVA GENOVA GENOVA GENOVA GENOVA PRA' GENOVA RIVAROLO GENOVA RIVAROLO GENOVA RIVAROLO GESSATE GIARRE GIAVENO GIAVENO GIULIANOVA GIUSTINO GIUSTINO GLURNS GODEGA S. URBANO GONNOSFANADIGA GORFIGLIANO GRAVELLONA TOCE GRAVELLONA TOCE GRAVELLONA TOCE GRESSONEY ST. JEAN GRESSONEY-ST-JEAN GREZZANA GRIGNO GROSIO GROSSETO GROSSETO GROSSETO GROSSETO GROSSETO GUBBIO IMER IMOLA IMPERIA INNICHEN ISEO ISERA ISERNIA ISOLA DEL LIRI IVREA IVREA JESI JESOLO JESOLO KASTELRUTH KASTELRUTH KLAUSEN KLAUSEN KLOBENSTEIN L' AQUILA L' AQUILA L'AQUILA L'AQUILA LA SPEZIA LA THUILE LA VALLE LA VALLE AGORDINA

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SKI SERVICE SPORT TONY - NOPICOO NOPICOO TODARO SPORT SPORT FRANZ SNOWSTORE SPORTING IDEA SPORT SPORT IMPULS IMPULS SPORT SRL IMPULS SPORT C.G.D. ARMI SPORT CREW CHIAFFI PIO SCHUHE SPECHTENHAUSER TREG S.A.S. GIORGETTA SPORT SPORT 85 MILLEPIEDI DOLCE VITA HOTEL JAGDHOF GIONGO SPORT TRIAL SERVICE GOGGI SPORT SIMONE SPORT AFFARI & SPORT LECCO TAURUS LECCO TAURUS AVANTGARDE - LECCO SPORT HUB NICOLI FERNANDA ROSSO MAURO BOTTERO SKI DA LUCIA E NICO MICHELOTTI LUCIANA RAGONESE DECATHLON ITALIA DF SPORT SPECIALIST MAXI SPORT BONGIO CENTRO HOBBY SPORT I’M SPORT LODOVICO SPORT LODOVICO SPORT MOUNTAIN PLANET SILENE SPORT AZZURRO SPORT EXTREME VERTIGO UNDER ARMOUR PUNTO SPORT SKI TRAB MPK CLAN NENCINI SPORT SO SE MA UNIVERSO SPORT PITHAGORÀ SALEWA OUTLET SCALO MILANO SALEWA STORE LONGARONE TUTTOSPORT VIVISPORT CRESPI SPORT TRE G SPORT TIME SPANU ANTONELLO CALZATURE ABFALTERER ABFALTERER NRK BUZZETTI SPORT LORENZETTI SPORT OLIMPIONICO SPORT PUZZOVIO SPORT MOSKINO PIANETA SPORT VEITH CALZATURE E.S. HOBBY PEIRANO SPORT POLISPORT CHECK POINT VERTICAL SPORT PITHAGORÀ MEGA INTERSPORT RONCHIERI FLORINDO MOUNTAIN STORE ANTERMOIA SPORTLER SPORTLER SHERPA DI VIGANI GIOVANNI MAXI SPORT MERATE CALZATURE MORGANTI ESSE SPORT NON SOLO SPORT NON SOLO SPORT ESSETRE SPORT SPORT CENTER PETTINELLI M.S.S. NARSPORT NARDELLI SPORT SALEWA STORE MILANO ALPSTATION MILANO KIM FORNITURE SCOUT KIM FORNITURE SCOUT PASSAGGIO OBBLIGATO POLO SPORT SANDRO GHILARDI SPORTWAY TUTTO PER LO SPORT TUTTO PER LO SPORT POLARE DON KENYA RUN SPORTWAY VERDE PISELLO AMEDEO D AWLAB

LA VILLA LA VILLA LA VILLA IN BADIA LADISPOLI LAGUNDO LAINATE LAIVES LAMA MOCOGNO LANA LANA LANA LANCIANO LANCIANO LANGHIRANO LASA LATINA LATINA LATINA LATRONICO LATSCH LAVARONE LAZZARO MOTTA SAN GIOVANNI LECCE LECCE LECCO LECCO LECCO LECCO LECCO LEONESSA LESEGNO LIMONE PIEMONTE LIMONE SUL GARDA LIMONE SUL GARDA LINGUAGLOSSA LISSONE LISSONE LISSONE LIVIGNO LIVIGNO LIVIGNO LIVIGNO LIVIGNO LIVIGNO LIVIGNO LIVIGNO LIVIGNO LIVIGNO LIVIGNO LIVIGNO LIVINALLONGO LIVORNO LIVORNO LIVORNO LOC. VIADOTTO LOCATE DI TRIULZI LONGARONE LONGARONE LUCCA LUINO LUISAGO LULA LUTAGO LUTAGO / VALLE AURINA MADESIMO MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO MAGLIE MALCESINE MALE' MALLES MANIAGO MANTA MANTOVA MANTOVA MANTOVA (FRAZ.BELFIORE) MARCON MARTIGNACCO MASSA MATELICA MAZZIN DI FASSA MERANO MERANO MERATE MERATE MERCATALE DI VERNIO MESSINA MESSINA MESSINA MESTRE MESTRE MEZZANA MEZZOLOMBARDO MEZZOLOMBARDO MILANO MILANO MILANO MILANO MILANO MILANO MILANO MILANO MILANO MILANO MILANO MILANO MILANO MILANO MILANO


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AWLAB ATHLETES WORLD DF SPORT SPECIALIST GOLF HOUSE NAKE SPORT SPACE 23 GRANDI MAGAZZINI BOSSI LA MONTAGNA OLIVIERO ABBIGLIAMENTO NEW BRAND S.R.L. INTERSPORT ZACCA SPORT NUOVI ORIZZONTI NUOVI ORIZZONTI AWLAB LAILA PAGLIAI/X SIDE GAME 7 ATHLETICS ROCCIA E RESINA LIVIO SPORT LIVIO SPORT GARDENIA - LIVIO SPORT LADIN SPORT ELLECI GIOIA DI MUOVERSI SPORTMAN INFINITY SPORT INFINITY SPORT HELLWEGER HELLWEGER NON SOLO SPORT NON SOLO SPORT GALANTE SPORT PASS COMPANY ORZELLA MAURIZIO SIMON SALEWA MONTEBELLUNA ELITE PATAGONIA MONT. NENCINI SPORT PURE NATURE PICCHIONI SPORT BIANCHINI GUIDO DOAN MICARELLI STEFANO PERTINGER WOLFGANG SPORT MODE MARIA K.G. ARBITER MEGA SPORT LIFESTYLE UNTERHOLZNER MA.S.MODE MA.S.MODE PERICO SPORT PERICO SPORT PERICO SPORT FASHION VICTIMS ETNA WALL SERVOLARE 17 RUNWAY SPORT DIR SPORT GEOSTA L'EMPORIO DELLA SIBILLA L'EMPORIO DELLA SIBILLA ETTORRE SPORT ALBY SPORT COLUMBIA NOVENTA MOVIMENTO 2C SPORT DF SPORT SPECIALIST PULIGHEDDU GIAN LUIGI VITALI SALEWA STORE ORIO CENTER DF SPORT SPECIALIST REVERSE GIOCASPORT GABY SPORT MAMMUT STORE ORTISEI SCUOLA D'ALPINISMO SOCREP SPORT GARDENA SPORT SCHMALZ SCHMALZ SPORT ASSO PERALI PIETRO VOGUE SPORT 2C COMMERCE S.N.C. ALL SPORT C/O COSIMO SPORT KING SPORT & STYLE ABBA' LA COCCINELLA SPORT LA COCCINELLA SPORT PIANETA CICLO INTERSPORT SALEWA STORE PADOVA ISSIMO SPORT ISSIMO SPORT NON SOLO SPORT NON SOLO SPORT NON SOLO SPORT NON SOLO SPORT GALLERY CREMA SPORT SPORTLAND DI CARLO CASIMIRO GENCHI FRANCESCO PERCORRERE ROMANO LUIGI TRIATHLET WEPPE TECNICA SPORT BARBARO SPORT PIRCHER GUNTHER

MILANO MILANO MILANO MILANO MILANO MILANO MILANO MISANO ADRIATICO MISTERBIANCO MISTERBIANCO MODENA MODENA MODENA MODENA MODENA MODUGNO MOENA MOENA MOENA MOENA MOLINARA MONCALIERI MONDOVI' MONGHIORDO MONGHIORDO MONGUELFO MONGUELFO-WELSBERG MONSELICE MONSELICE MONTAGANANA MONTAGNANA MONTE LIVATA SUBIACO MONTE S.GIOVANNI CAMPANO MONTEBELLUNA MONTEBELLUNA MONTEBELLUNA MONTECATINI MONTESILVANO MARINA MONTEVARCHI MORBEGNO MOTTOLA MUCCIA MUEHLBACH MÜHLBACH NAPOLI NAPOLI NATURNO NATURNO NEMBRO NEMBRO NEMBRO NEMBRO NEMBRO NIBIONNO - CIBRONE NICOLOSI NICOLOSI NOICATTARO NOLA NORCIA NORCIA NORCIA NOTARESCO NOVALESA NOVENTA DI PIAVE NUORO OLBIA OLGIATE OLONA OLIENA OMEGNA ORIO AL SERIO ORIO AL SERIO ORISTANO ORISTANO ORMEA ORTISEI ORTISEI ORTISEI ORTISEI ORTISEI ORTISEI ORTISEI ORVIETO ORVIETO OSIMO OSIMO OSIMO OULX OVINDOLI OVINDOLI P.TE S.GIOV.SCOPPITO P.ZZA ARMERINA PADOVA PADOVA PADOVA PADOVA PADOVA PADOVA PADOVA PADOVA PALAZZOLO PALERMO PALERMO PALERMO PALERMO PALERMO PALERMO PALERMO PALMI PARCINES

743. 744. 745. 746. 747. 748. 749. 750. 751. 752. 753. 754. 755. 756. 757. 758. 759. 760. 761. 762. 763. 764. 765. 766. 767. 768. 769. 770. 771. 772. 773. 774. 775. 776. 777. 778. 779. 780. 781. 782. 783. 784. 785. 786. 787. 788. 789. 790. 791. 792. 793. 794. 795. 796. 797. 798. 799. 800. 801. 802. 803. 804. 805. 806. 807. 808. 809. 810. 811. 812. 813. 814. 815. 816. 817. 818. 819. 820. 821. 822. 823. 824. 825. 826. 827. 828. 829. 830. 831. 832. 833. 834. 835. 836. 837. 838. 839. 840. 841. 842. 843. 844. 845. 846. 847. 848. 849. 850. 851.

46°PARALLELO ALPSTATION PARMA FREE SPORT NON SOLO SPORT NON SOLO SPORT NON SOLO SPORT PARMA SPORT SPAZIO VERDE STAR LINE KAPPA EMME SPORT KAPPA EMME SPORT NOI SPORT ARIA SOTTILE SICER S.R.L. AMEDEO E DAVIDE F. FERRARI LIPPARINI SEVEN SUMMITS SKIPPER SPORT GRISOLIA SPORT SKI TOP MONTELLI SPORT MISTER FISHER AMBROSI SILVIO LUIGI VEGHER SPORT LINEA CALZATURE SPORTWAY MEGASTORE UKU PACHA MONDO VERTICALE SPAZIOUTDOOR CONI SPORT LINO S.R.L. NON SOLO SPORT NON SOLO SPORT NON SOLO SPORT ALTAQUOTA BUGARD KING LINE S.A.S. RRTREK NON SOLO SPORT DF SPORT SPECIALIST L'ALTROSPORT OUTLANDERS VIVO DIMENSIONE SPORT GAME 7 ATHLETICS MILESI SPORT ANSELMO VERTICAL SPORT PIANETA SPORT STIMM S.R.L. PASTORINO ZAMBERLAN SPORT CENTER ARIAPERTA M.C.RUNNING ONBOARD SPORT TRE TRE EUROSPORT MAGIC SPORT OUTDOOR LAB SNOWSPORT S.R.L. SPORTLAND ALTA QUOTA LIFE NENCINI SPORT SELMI MAGAZZINI BURCINA MAGAZZINI BURCINA LIMITI VERTICALI LIMITI VERTICALI VALLEE SPORT MANIA DANIELE BIANCANEVE AMORINI PALU' CALZATURE UN SESTO ACCA BIG SPORT PROMO SPORT TENDE DA SOLE NON SOLO SPORT SPORTLER SPORTMARKET SPORTMARKET TOFFOLI SPORT CRIS CALZATURE AWLAB GAME 7 ATHLETICS SPORTLAB TIME OUT SPORTISSIMO MIVAL SPORT GROSS SPORT S.N.C. AVANTGARDE FREE RUN IL CAMPIONE SPORT FAHRNER SURF SHOP SALEWA PREDAZZO CAMP JOLLY SPORT JOLLY SPORT JOLLY SPORT SPORT VUERICH MONDO CORSA WORLD SHOP X L MOUNTAIN LUPICA TONNO BERGFUCHS BERGFUCHS

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PARMA PARMA PARMA PARMA PARMA PARMA PARMA PARMA PARMA PARRE PARRE PASSO CORESE PASSO DEL TONALE PATERNO PAVULLO PAVULLO PAVULLO PAVULLO NEL FRIGNANO PAVULLO NEL FRIGNANO PECORONE-LAURIA PEDRACES PEJO FONTI PELAGO PELLIZANO TN PELLIZZANO PERGINE VALSUGANA PERNATE PERTOSA PERUGIA PERUGIA PERUGIA PESARO PESARO PESARO PESARO PESCARA PESCARA PESCARA PESCASSEROLI PESCHIERA BORROMEO PIACENZA PIACENZA PIACENZA PIACENZA PIANCOGNO PIANTEDO PIAZZA BREMBANA PIETRA LIGURE PIETRAMURATA PIETRASANTA PIEVE DI SOLIGO PIEVE DI TECO PIEVEBELVICINO PIEVESESTINA DI CESENA PINEROLO PINEROLO PINEROLO PINEROLO PINZOLO PINZOLO PINZOLO PINZOLO PISOGNE PISTOIA PISTOIA PISTOIA POLLONE POLLONE POMBIA POMBIA PONT SAINT MARTIN PONT SAINT MARTIN PONTE DI LEGNO PONTE FELCINO PONTE IN VALTELLINA PONTE SAN NICOLO' PONTEDASSIO PONTEDASSIO PONTEDASSIO PONTEDERA PORDENONE PORDENONE PORDENONE PORDENONE PORLEZZA PORTO S. ELPIDIO PORTO S. ELPIDIO PORTO SAN GIORGIO PORTOFERRAIO POTENZA POVE DEL GRAPPA POZZA DI FASSA PRATA CAMPORTACCIO PRATISSOLO DI SCANDIANO PRATO PRATO ALLO STELVIO PRATO NEVOSO PREDAZZO PREMANA PREMOSELLO CHIOVENDA PREMOSELLO CHIOVENDA PREMOSELLO CHIOVENDA PUOS D' ALPAGO QUARRATA QUINCINETTO QUINCINETTO RANDAZZO RASEN-ANTHOLZ RASUN

852. 853. 854. 855. 856. 857. 858. 859. 860. 861. 862. 863. 864. 865. 866. 867. 868. 869. 870. 871. 872. 873. 874. 875. 876. 877. 878. 879. 880. 881. 882. 883. 884. 885. 886. 887. 888. 889. 890. 891. 892. 893. 894. 895. 896. 897. 898. 899. 900. 901. 902. 903. 904. 905. 906. 907. 908. 909. 910. 911. 912. 913. 914. 915. 916. 917. 918. 919. 920. 921. 922. 923. 924. 925. 926. 927. 928. 929. 930. 931. 932. 933. 934. 935. 936. 937. 938. 939. 940. 941. 942. 943. 944. 945. 946. 947. 948. 949. 950. 951. 952. 953. 954. 955. 956. 957. 958. 959. 960.

SPORT RENZLER MORASSI GAME 7 ATHLETICS MAG.DA OUTDOOR AND TREKKING OUTDOOR OVERLANDER AZ SPORT KAMP 3000 KAMP 3000 MAXENT BALL NON SOLO SPORT NON SOLO SPORT REGGIO GAS GINETTO SPORT LIKE A RIVER SPORT FOLIE IL MERCANTE DI CERVELLI MONTAGNA DIMENSIONE TUTTO PER LO SPORT DADI SPORT MEGA’S CALZATURE PERTINGER CALZATURE PERTINGER CINQUE TERRE TREKKING POVOLI SPORT MOUNTAIN SICKS SHOP SPORT CIPRIANI NON SOLO SCI SPORT NATURA DE GRANDI MARMOLADA DIEGO ANTONELLO PATIERNO SPORT MOUNTAI AFFAIR ALTA QUOTA ALTA QUOTA ROMA ANDREA DI RIENZO ANGOLODELLO SPORT ANGOLODELLO SPORT BANCHETTI SPORT BARTOCCI SPORT CALCATERRA SPORT CAMPO BASE ROMA CB ROMA GROUP CB ROMA GROUP CENTRO ATLETICA TIVOLI CHIAPPINI SPORT CITY BEACH CLIMBER STORE DANIELA SPIZZICHINO ECOLE VERTICALE EMPORIO SPORT MACALLE' FAMILY RETAIL FAMILY RETAIL FARESS FARINTEX FORZA MAGGIORE GLOBEN SPORT GUVI I.T.R. IDEA 84 SPORT IL CORRIDORE ITALSPORT L'ANGOLO DELLO SPORT LA SFINGE LBM SPORT M & D STORE MANZETTI MARIYA PETKOVA MID SPORT MODA E SPORT MOUNTAI AFFAIR OGNI SPORT OLIMPO SPORT ONE RACE OUTDOOR ITALIA PLANET SPORT RUNNING RRTREK SALINAS SIR STORE SPACE 23 SPORT & COMPANY SPORT 85 SPORT CENTER SPORT INCONTRO SPORT UNO MURE OMNIA SPORT SHERPA BARBA SPORT IAF NETWORK MTA CONSULTING GODI SPORT CABAS SPORT S.A.S. MAKALU' SPORT OXEEGO SHOP TASCI BRASI SPORT NON SOLO SPORT NON SOLO SPORT PREDONI UNITED SPORTLIFEE BANCHER COSTAN SANDRO SPORTLAND SPORTLAND KOFLER BOUTIQUE SLALOM MC SPORT MARKET

RASUN RAVASCLETTO RAVENNA RAVENNA RAVENNA RAVENNA RAVENNA RECCO REGGIO EMILIA REGGIO EMILIA REGGIO EMILIA REGGIO EMILIA REGGIO EMILIA REGGIO EMILIA REGGIO EMILIA REGGIO EMILIA RESIA AL LAGO RIETI RIETI RIETI RIMINI RIMINI RIO DI PUSTERIA RIO DI PUSTERIA RIOMAGGIORE RIVA DEL GARDA RIVAROLO CANAVESE RIVISONDOLI ROCCA DI MEZZO ROCCA DI MEZZO ROCCA PIETORE ROCCAMORICE ROCCARASO RODENGO SAIANO BRESCIA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMA ROMAGNANO SESIA RONCO BRIANTINO ROVAGNATE ROVATO ROVELLO PORRO ROVERE VERONESE ROVERETO ROVERETO ROVERETO ROVERETO ROVETTA ROVIGO ROVIGO ROVIGO RUBANO RUFFRE' - MENDOLA S. MARTINO DI CASTROZZA S. STEFANO DI CADORE S.LEONARDO IN PASSIRIA S.LEONARDO IN PASSIRIA S.MARTINO DI CASTROZZA S.MARTINO IN STRADA


961. 962. 963. 964. 965. 966. 967. 968. 969. 970. 971. 972. 973. 974. 975. 976. 977. 978. 979. 980. 981. 982. 983. 984. 985. 986. 987. 988. 989. 990. 991. 992. 993. 994. 995. 996. 997. 998. 999. 1000. 1001. 1002. 1003. 1004. 1005. 1006. 1007. 1008. 1009. 1010. 1011. 1012. 1013. 1014. 1015. 1016. 1017. 1018. 1019. 1020. 1021. 1022. 1023. 1024. 1025. 1026. 1027. 1028. 1029. 1030. 1031. 1032. 1033. 1034. 1035. 1036. 1037. 1038. 1039. 1040. 1041. 1042. 1043. 1044. 1045. 1046. 1047. 1048. 1049. 1050. 1051. 1052. 1053. 1054. 1055. 1056. 1057. 1058. 1059. 1060. 1061. 1062. 1063. 1064. 1065. 1066. 1067. 1068. 1069.

WEGER K.G. DI G.WEGER SPORT ERICH ALPSTATION BRESCIA BORTOLUSSI PIÙ SPORT ALPSTATION AOSTA MILANESIO SPORT VERT SPORT GIEMME SPORT GHITA SPORT PROCIDA MARIA CALZATURE DUE LEONI CALZATURE DUE LEONI SPORT STORE SLALOM SPORT VICENTINI PAPIN SPORT SPORT HOLZER NOPI SPORT SRL SPORT LAGAZUOI OLIDOM LA BOTTEGA DEL CIAP. SARAMIN MARCELLO NOVESSE INTERSPORT QUIRINI SPORT DF SPORT SPECIALIST TURNOVER FERRO S.N.C. OLYSPORT SPORTLER GUIDE ALPINE AQUILE EFG RUNNING ACTIVE SHOES GALEASSI SPORT PARETI SPORT CENTER MOTO SHOP UNICO SPORT SERVOLARE 17 NEW ROCK CAMPING E SPORT NEW VIAGGIANDO TEMPO DI SPORT GIUGLAR ACTIV SPORT SPORTISSIMO TOM TOMMASINI LAURIA FELICIA PILLER FERRUCCIO PUNTO SPORT LESCI PIERO SCHUHHANDLUNG NON SOLO SPORT TROPS S.P.A. IMMOBILIARE MONTOLI OLIVER SKI&SPORTSWEAR ALPSTATION SARZANA PASQUALI SPORTISSIMO INTERSPORT NOVA SPORT BESSON SPORT GIUGGIA SPORT MONDO MONTAGNA MOUNTAIN EXPERIENCE LO SCOIATTOLO SPORTING SAVONA QUOTA 1050 ALBER HERMANN PIZIO SPORT ALPSTATIONLINE MAX SPORT VALLI SPORT CARLA SPORT GLUDERER & CO. VENUS HANDELS SCHUHWAREN RO NICO SPORT TEAM LIBRALON GIORGIO DEMETZ MACIACONI SPORT BRUNO RIFFESER SPORT WALTER SCHENK RICCARDO UNITED UNITED SPORTS CABOT COVE KING SPORT & STYLE ZONA BAMBIN SEMENTI BRICOSPORT LATINI SPORT LATINI SPORT COLUMBIA SERRAVALLE SALEWA SERRAVALLE SCHAEFER JOHANN & C. MAXI SPORT PASSET SPORT SPORT LE TORRI ANTUOFERMO X L MOUNTAIN CAMILLOZZI MARTIN KINIGER SPORTMODE NON SOLO SPORT IL MARATONETA SPORT RONDIRO CENTO % SPORT MODA CENTER WEISS CALZATURE E SPORT

S.PAOLO/APPIANO S.VIGILIO DI MAREBBE S.ZENO NAVIGLIO SACILE SACILE SAINT CHRISTOPHE SAINT CHRISTOPHE SAINT VINCENT SALA CONSILINA SALERNO SALERNO SALORNO SALORNO SALSOMAGGIORE TERME SALUZZO SALUZZO SAN CANDIDO SAN CANDIDO SAN CASSIANO SAN CASSIANO SAN CASSIANO IN BADIA SAN CLEMENTE SAN DONA' DI PIAVE SAN FEDELE INTELVI SAN GIOVANNI TEATINO SAN GIOVANNI VALDARNO SAN GIULIANO MILANESE SAN MARTINO B/A SAN MARTINO BUON ALBERGO SAN MARTINO BUON ALBERGO SAN MARTINO BUON ALBERGO SAN MARTINO DI CASTROZZA SAN MARTINO DI LUPARI SAN MARTINO IN PASSIRIA SAN MASSIMO SAN PANCRAZIO SAN PANCRAZIO PARMENESE SAN VENDEMIANO SAN VITO LO CAPO SAN ZENO NAVIGLIO SANREMO SANSEPOLCRO SANT' AGATA DI MILITELLO SANT'AMBROGIO SANTA CRISTINA VAL GARDENA SANTA GIUSTINA SANTA MARIA DI SALA SANTA MARINA SALINA SAPPADA SAPPADA SARACENA SARENTINO SARMEOLA DI RUBANO SARMEOLA DI RUBANO SARONNO SARONNO SARZANA SASSARI SASSARI SASSUOLO SASSUOLO SAUZE D' OULUX SAVIGLIANO SAVIGNANO SUL PANARO SAVIGNANO SUL RUBICONE SAVONA SAVONA SCANNO SCENA SCHILPARIO SCHIO SCHIO SCHIO SCHIO (VI) SCHLANDERS SCHLANDERS SCHNALS SCOPPITO SEDICO SEDICO SELVA DI CADORE SELVA GARDENA SELVA GARDENA SELVA GARDENA SELVA VAL GARDENA SELVAZZANO DENTRO SELVAZZANO DENTRO SENIGALLIA SENIGALLIA SEREGNO SEREGNO SERRA SAN QUIRICO SERRA SAN QUIRICO SERRAVALLE SCRIVIA SERRAVALLE SCRIVIA SESTO SESTO SAN GIOVANNI SESTRIERE SESTRIERE SESTU SETTIMO VITTONE SEXTEN SEXTEN SIDERNO SIENA SIENA SIGNORESSA SIGNORESSA DI TREVIGNANO SILANDRO

1070. 1071. 1072. 1073. 1074. 1075. 1076. 1077. 1078. 1079. 1080. 1081. 1082. 1083. 1084. 1085. 1086. 1087. 1088. 1089. 1090. 1091. 1092. 1093. 1094. 1095. 1096. 1097. 1098. 1099. 1100. 1101. 1102. 1103. 1104. 1105. 1106. 1107. 1108. 1109. 1110. 1111. 1112. 1113. 1114. 1115. 1116. 1117. 1118. 1119. 1120. 1121. 1122. 1123. 1124. 1125. 1126. 1127. 1128. 1129. 1130. 1131. 1132. 1133. 1134. 1135. 1136. 1137. 1138. 1139. 1140. 1141. 1142. 1143. 1144. 1145. 1146. 1147. 1148. 1149. 1150. 1151. 1152. 1153. 1154. 1155. 1156. 1157. 1158. 1159. 1160. 1161. 1162. 1163. 1164. 1165. 1166. 1167. 1168. 1169. 1170. 1171. 1172. 1173. 1174. 1175. 1176. 1177. 1178.

BENZI GIANNI GIUSEPPE SPORTLER MICELI SPORT SAILING TEAM SPORT ENERGY K & K SPORTS SPORT GM A2S KG ROCK&ICE CLAUDIA SPORT BOSCAINI SCARPE GAME 7 ATHLETICS CENTRO SPORT FIORELLI SPORT PUNTO SPORT SPORTLAND NUOVA EDEN SPORT RECORD CAMPO BASE SPORT LEADER SPORT KASSL BERGER JOHANN GEORG OUTDOOR AND KNIVES OUTDOORS AND KNIVES SPORTLAND QUOTA 900 VERTIGINI SPORT A2S SPORTS SPORT PFEIFER ADRIAN SPORT GOGGI SPORT SPORTLAND CADORE CAMPING SPORT QUALITY SPORT BY IPERSPORT ALPSTATION TARVISIO AREA SPORT ARTENI SPORTLER ZANI SPORT PIU' SPORT STANDOLI SPORT SALVATORI SPORT IOCORRO! SPORT LAB VERTIGINI SPORT ANNAMARIA CALZATURE L&B SPORT L&B SPORT NENCINI SPORT SU E GIU' SPORT MASEP SPORTS&PROMOTIONS MARKET PIRCHER CRAZY IDEA ESSE TRE ESSE TRE SNC SEMPRE DI CORSA DORIANO SPORT GLOBO ACTIV ANGELI SPORT TECNICAL SKI DA PAOLO ALIAN SPORT B-SIDE B-SIDE FACTORY B-SIDE FACTORY COMODE CUORE DA SPORTIVO GIANNONE SPORT GRASSI SPORT INSPORT INSPORT JOLLY SPORT JOLLY SPORT JOLLY SPORT MILANESIO SPORT MONTICONE SPORT MONTURA SHOP ALPSTATION PASSION SPORT PROMOSPORT ADVENTURES RONCO SALEWA TORINO SPACE 23 TAURUS STORE TOTEM TREKKING STROMBOLI WILLY SPORT AICARDI CARMEN THE PEAK GULLIVER PITHAGORÀ C.D.M. STORE SPORTLER VICENZA MARCELLONI VERTICAL SPORT NON SOLO SPORT URBAN JUNGLE BUFFA TEMPO DI SPORT CARBOGNANI CALZATURE NON SOLO SPORT EMMEMODA S.N.C. MASTER SPORT TENDER-SPREAD WINGS LUPA SRL/PREALPINA MABB.90 TRENTO ROCK & ICE SORAM SPORTING GAIO SPORTLER SPORTLER ALPIN TRENTO

121

SILANUS SILEA SIRACUSA SIRACUSA SIUSI SIUSI - CASTELROTTO SOLAROLO SOLDA SOLDA SOMMARIVA DEL BOSCO SONA SONA SONDRIO SONDRIO SONICO SONICO SORBOLO SORRENTO SPILAMBERTO SQUINZANO ST.MARTIN/GADERTAL ST.NIKOLAUS/ULTEN STAFFOLO STAFFOLO STEZZANO STROMBOLI - ISOLE EOLIE STRONCONE SULDEN SULDEN SULMONA SURANO SUZZARA TAI DI CADORE TARANTO TARVISIO TAVAGNACCO TAVAGNACCO TAVAGNACCO TEMU TERAMO TERAMO TERMINILLO TERNI TERNI TERNI TERNI TERRANOVA DI POLLINO TERRANOVA DI POLLINO TERRANUOVA BRACCIOLINI TEZZE SUL BRENTA THIENE TIERS AM ROSENGARTEN TIRANO TIRANO TIRANO TIVOLI TIZZANO VAL PARMA TOBLACH TOLMEZZO TOLMEZZO TONEZZA DEL CIMONE TORGNON TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORINO TORRE BOLDONE TORRE PELLICE TORREANO TORREANO DI MARTIGNACCO TORRI DI QUARTESOLO TRANI TRANSACQUA TRAPANI TRAPANI TRAPANI TRAVAGNACCO TRAVERSETOLO TREBASELEGHE TREGNAGO TREMESTIERI ETNEO TREMOSINE TRENTO TRENTO TRENTO TRENTO TRENTO TRENTO TRENTO

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« Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty if only we have the eyes to see them» - John Ruskin

Everyone of us comes from nature and is part of it. Nature offers us examples of how precious life is, makes us receptive and enriches our senses. Contemplating the landscape of existence as we proceed along the way is part of our appreciation. And the more we look around, the more we know what inspires us, what we really like. Nature has its own way to connect us with the present and with our body, sometimes it helps us to contemplate, often it helps us out to forget our worries and go back to what’s really important.

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