95% of avalanche accident are caused by the same victims. This is the main reason which push Italian Alpine Club (CAI) to launch a wide project for prevent avalanche accidents. Discover “Do the Right Thing”, a nice video, funny and full of good advice!

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There could be a new discipline at the Olympic Games of Rio : the shearing sheep! In any case, it’s the dream of many farmers in New Zealand. At the approach of the World Championships mowing (yes, yes: it exists) in March in Masterton, north of New Zealand, the National Federation of Farmers ruminates. In this […]

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From February 5 to 12, Megève gets to golf : Already 12 years since Snow Golf first saw the light of day in Megève, and this new edition pushes the concept even further. The BMW Megève Winter Golf has become the reference rendezvous for orange ball and white fee enthusiasts. Over 500 golfers are expected on […]

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The latest in worldwide geological heritage sites: the Bauges National Park In life there is the social network, wireless network and since 2004, the national geo-parks worldwide network. From the 16th to 18th September the 10th European Geo-parks Conference was held and UNESCO announced nine new sites in the network (which today makes a total […]

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How many cows have they stomacs? How to find the worlds of rock-paper-scissors? Whether or really holes in Swiss cheese? Here are the Fun Facts of Hiking on the Moon!

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Yes it is wool, but designed for hiking. And this is not just any kind of wool. Merinos wool is naturally technical, so fine that it does not itch. Forget all your preconceptions about wool and discover this latest winter trend.

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Want a unique experience? Build your own igloo. With this video, follow the steps to build your shelter in blocks of ice! An excellent tutorial offered by crews Transa Backpapers AG with music by Al-Berto & the Fried Bikinis – Above the Fog.

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Want to test your limits while serving medicine? The IFREMMONT currently looking for volunteers over 18 years old to participate in a study of acute mountain sickness at the Aiguille du Midi (3842m) in 2012. 


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The 15th of January, discover the backcountry skiing. This event, free and open to all, is entirely dedicated to the backcountry… On this occasion, you will find cross-country skiing, all day from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm, at Méaudre (Vercors), Névache (Hautes-Alpes) and La Pesse & Montlebon (Jura).

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