8 planes, 2 cars, 5 tents, 7 guys but only 6 base camp mattress, 14 ice axes, 128 eggs, 5 meters of snow, 15 days of bad weather and 0 summit.
In about half an hour I will start an adventure that I have been so looking forward to for a long time and yet suddenly I had doubts. Thankfully there was not much time to question it. My boots stood there waiting to feel the earth beneath them and my curiosity was so much bigger than any other emotion.
Do you know that a proper diet can improve your effort abilities by up to 20%? Read more about the importance of a proper nutrition at high altitude.
Robbie Phillips offers us a glimpse into one aspect of his big wall project in Cochamo, Chile - the pursuit of the impossible.
A summer walk through high grass in fields and meadows can well end in nettle stings on your legs. Grandma used to say they are good for you. What is so special about this plant?
During the summer of 2017, a small French-American team of strong climbers attempted Gasherbrum 2 on skis. Photo-reporter Guillaume Vallot was part of this high-altitude "circus," and tells us the story as he remembers it.
I’ll walk to the end of the street and take a picture of Fitzroy. Are you coming? Nope, I don’t want a picture of Fitzroy. I want a picture of El Chalten from the summit of Fitzroy!
Sailing, icebergs, climbing, beautiful landscape, well deserved food....How does an average day in Erwan Le Lann's life on the Maewan boat look like?
This article is not about promoting any speciﬁc diets but to inform, educate and give you good strategies regarding fueling to maximize training adaptation and to accelerate recovery.
With their summer scent, raspberries are not just sweet, juicy and fragrant - they are also good for you. Read more about the benefits of these amazing berries!
Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini recently made the first ascent of Shiva’s Ice in the Indian Himalayas. We've asked Simon some questions about the ascent.
Everyone knows the traditional Christmas dishes, but if you want to try something new surprise your guests or spoil yourself by trying our recipes.
Aleksander Doba is a Polish traveler and explorer. Recently, just before his 71st birthday, he sailed single-handed across the Atlantic for the third time in his kayak.
Becoming efficient at using fat as a main fuel is the diamond ring of any
mountain endurance athlete: long term commitment & special care since very fragile.
The body has an amazing ability to self-heal, repair damage and fight harmful cells. To work flawlessly, the immune system must be fully mature and trained to deal with harmful germs.
Acerola is the richest source of vitamin C among fruits. What else is there in acerola?
Productive daily routines, healthy food, sleep pattern, good habits and a well thought training regimen all can have a tremendous impact on the quality of energy available.
Alpinist, photographer, a family man and a good human being, you can see Marko Prezelj's enthusiasm about life in his eyes.
In addition to looking beautiful, kale is a good source of vitamins, minerals, protein and fibre.
Join us at our LYO CULTURE Club chill out zone at the mountain film festival in Ladek Zdroj!
Each of us is different. What we all have in common is we need food for life, and at LYOFOOD we treat food seriously, as part of our lives.
Every day, the tiny cells that make up your body have to fight to survive. Aronia fruits help it and strengthen the body, as they are full of antioxidants.
It deacidifies the body, removes toxins and heavy metals, keeps you fit and has a rejuvenating effect. Discover the amazing effects of barley grass!