Mountaineering is more than climbing, panoramic view and wilderness experience. It is also challenge, risk and hardship. And it is not for everyone. Those drawn to the mountains can find them exhilarating and irresistible, as well as frustrating and sometimes even deadly.
Marmolada, also known as the "Queen of the Dolomites", is a mountain in northeastern Italy and the highest mountain of the Dolomites. The mountain is located about 100 kilometres north-northwest of Venice, from which it can be seen on a clear day.
Tim Mueller is a climber, an alpinist, and a photographer. He started climbing young, approximately 12 years ago, at the tender age of 8 and today he is a professional climber. "While it used to be something I did for fun, a hobby, I quickly discovered my passion and excitement for it. With climbing I have been in the fortunate position to travel, which has opened my eagerness to people and experiencing different cultures" - says Tim Mueller on his website.
Your backpack is the most important piece when you go climbing because will carry all your precious gear, and might accompany you on every trip you take for years. So choosing the right backpack it can be overwhelming at first glance. Here are some questions that we try to answer to make the experience a little less intimidating.