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Carl Gissendam
Carl Gissendam
Outdoor Lover
Carl was born in the Rocky Mountains and loves anything related to mountain sports and hiking. His parents bought him his first pair of skis when he was only 4 years old! No wonder he is so passionate about winter sports. He is now a ski instructor and works as a tour guide in his beloved Rocky Mountains

Posts by Carl Gissendam

Go to the article Crampons on black hiking boots on ice
Fitness » Mountain Equipment »

When was the last time you went hiking in the ice and snow? If you have done this before, you probably know that it is not an easy task. The cold, the unstable ground, and other conditions can often cause […]

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Calorie Counter
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Do you know how many calories you spend when you’re walking, running, or biking? These are everyday sports or recreational activities, but we generally know very little about their impact on our health. Fortunately for us, there is always a […]

Go to the article Portrait of beautiful young woman, rock climber in helmet, exercising outdoors at sunny day
Climbing Helmet
Fitness » Mountain Equipment »

Whether it is to help or to protect us, the equipment is fundamental in any physical activity. In fact, it is sometimes compulsory. And all of those that are compulsory and designed to prevent potential injuries, one can be considered […]

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Climbing Harness
Fitness » Mountain Equipment »

Rock climbing is a mountaineering derived sport that first emerged in Germany and England in the nineteenth century. This activity consists of ascending walls or cliffs, relying on your own physical and mental strength. For instance, it not only requires […]

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Climbing Shoes
Fitness » Mountain Equipment »

In several forms climbing, climbing shoes are used, a type of shoe that has come to give climbers extra assistance in their sport. These climbers need a special type of shoe as something like a pair of sneakers simply isn’t […]

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Ski Goggles
Fitness » Mountain Equipment »

Only a couple of decade ago it was quite common for American skiers to hit the slopes with just a pair of sunglasses on sunny days, and only use wind mask-type goggles when the conditions got bad enough. Nowadays, however, […]

Go to the article Snowshoes are ideal if you want to stay fit and enjoy the great outdoors during the harsher months of the year.
(Source: Vladislav Zhukov: 90857079/
Fitness » Mountain Equipment »

Do you enjoy long walks in the snow or ice? Then snowshoes are exactly what you need to go with your boots. That way, you can make the most of this wonderful physical activity in total comfort. Nowadays, you have […]

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BMX Bike
Fitness » Bikes »

With so many different bikes on the market—road, folding, dirt, mountain bike and electric—it can be difficult to know exactly which one is best for you. Don’t worry! We’ve put together a list of the best motocross (or BMX) bikes, […]

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