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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

5 top places for family trekking in Europe

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13/07/2016

Walk over petrified lava rivers, stay in Cappadocian caves, explore underground cities, get pulses pumping on via ferrata, or just ply your kids with Italian gelato. With summer holidays here, we look at some of Europe’s top places for family-friendly trekking.
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SKILLS

Get into via ferrata: the moves

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23/07/2015

You’ve got the right gear and a bit of background knowledge – but how do you actually go about tackling via ferrata? In this, the third and final article in our series, Ian Fenton and Dan Middleton offer up their top tips.
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SKILLS

Get into via ferrata: the gear

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16/07/2015

The winning combination of new “iron ways” being put up across the Alpine regions, and modern equipment means that more people are having a go at via ferrata each year. In the second part of this series, we look at the gear you’ll need to get started.
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SKILLS

Get into via ferrata: the basics

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09/07/2015

Historically, via ferrata have been often underrated and misunderstood – but hill folk are beginning to wake up to just how much fun this sidelined sport can be. Ian Fenton and Dan Middleton look at what you need to know to get some ironing done this summer.
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INTERNATIONAL

Major ice/mixed route climbed in the Dolomites

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15/12/2013

Chamonix-based alpinists Jeff Mercier and Korra Pesce have climbed a remarkable ice/mixed route up the famous northwest face of the Sass Pordoi (2,952m) in the Sella Group, Dolomites.
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INTERNATIONAL

Roger Schaeli's one-day redpoint of historic Dolomite route

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26/06/2012

Swiss climber Roger Schaeli, accompanied by 22-year-old Gian Sebregondi, has made a one-day redpoint ascent of the legendary Zauberlehrling (Sorcerer's Apprentice) on Cima Scotoni.
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INTERNATIONAL

More hard free action on the Tre Cime

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16/08/2010

Three separate parties have recently made top standard free ascents on the great walls of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Italian Dolomites
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INTERNATIONAL

Fine new route on the Sella Towers

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02/09/2009

Confirming that the Dolomites are still very far from worked out, Manuel Stuflesser and Norbert Weiss have put up a fine new route on one of the region's most popular formations, the Second Sella Tower.
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INTERNATIONAL

Austrians train on grit for hard Dolomite routes

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13/08/2009

Austrian Hansjörg Auer has recently been highly active in the Dolomites, completing a hard new line on the legendary Sass dia Crusc and the first on-sight of one of the Marmolada's finest.
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GENERAL

Feel the forst

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04/03/2006

Do you crave big trad climbs? Do you want something that gives a real mountain day out, combining a sense of history, climbing variety and ever-changing vistas, yet all at the amenable grade of VS? If so, look no further - Craig Cook has the answer.
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