Bächli Touring Ski Test Les Diablerets mountaineering

The big touring ski test in Les Diablerets by Bächli Bergsport

With the imposing suspension bridge on the Scex Rouge - the only one in the world that connects two mountain peaks - Les Diablerets in the canton of Vaud has blossomed into a tourism highlight. However, not only artificial structures, but also mighty glacier ice and inviting powder slopes attract ski tour and freeride enthusiasts to the area. The perfect location to put the latest ski models through their paces with Bächli Bergsport.

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layer principle mountaineering

The onion principle: Layer by layer for more comfort on the mountain

Several thin pieces of clothing instead of one thick one - the layering principle has established itself over the years. Nevertheless, it is often interpreted and implemented incorrectly, because as simple as the system sounds, the key lies in the optimal choice of suitable material. And last but not least also in personal body awareness. In order for the layers to work, there are important principles and some practical tips and tricks.

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Baechli mountain sports avalanche airbags mountaineering

This is what you need to know about avalanche airbags

In 1985, ABS launched the first avalanche airbag backpack. Today, the self-rescue system is part of the obligatory emergency equipment for many winter sports enthusiasts. At Bächli-Bergsport, customers can choose between five different airbag systems. How they work and what advantages each system brings: an overview.

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hybrid jackets mountaineering

Hybrid jackets: The alternative to the layering principle

The efficient onion principle is more established in mountaineering than in almost any other sporting activity. But even the most skilful combination of several layers has its weaknesses. During the sweaty ascent, the hard shell jacket creates heat build-up and the airy fleece jacket can withstand neither wind nor precipitation. The solution: A hybrid jacket.

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tips-for-the-high-altitude-tour mountaineering

Alpine tour: tips & tricks for beginners

After a first high-altitude tour course you have learned the essential basics about rope team technique, crevasse rescue and material science. Now you are ready for your first 4000. In the multiplication table, we reveal which tips and tricks you can use to get started in the high-alpine world.

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