Gruner See, Styria: The Park That Turns Into a Lake in Summer

Grüner See, literally “Green Lake”, is a lake in Styria, Austria, near the town of Tragoss, located at the foot of the snow-capped Hochschwab mountains. During winter, the lake is only 1–2 meter deep and the surrounding area is used…

Interview: Meet Alpine Climber and The North Face Athlete Mark Synnott

To go somewhere no one has been before is a guaranteed adventure because not knowing what’s in store, the outcome is completely uncertain, and that mystery is what Mark Synnott thrives on. That and climbing. “When you are climbing you…

Connecting to Climb Through a Motivated Group

Alpine Mentors is fostering a new generation of climbers, stewards, and citizens. You know the old proverb: Give someone a mountain and they’ll have a mountain. Teach someone to mountain and they’ll…live forever! That’s how it goes, right? Steve House’s…