Holland Travel Notes -- 11.08.2020

Sailing ⛵️ Events There happens to be Sneekweek sailing event going on while we are there. Perhaps we could stop by and see some of the action Located in Friesland Largest sailing event on European inland waterways 6 Aug. 2021 - 12 Aug. 2021 oops wrong year 😢 Schools List of schools in NL Many of the Netherlands sailing schools give CWO sailing certification which is different from RYA details on differences here....

Song Reviews for Sheldon -- 17.07.2020

Hey dude here is what I thought of the songs you sent me. Tried to paste this in massager but it was a mess. Songs Reviews for Sheldon Anoraak, Above your head — I like synth base line but not fan of the vocals Blood Orange, Sutphin Boulevard — not for me Dan Decon, When I Was Done Dying — Nice building melody Flume, Rushing Back — Too electronic for me...

Avalanche notes and infos -- 08.02.2020

Always check not only the slope inclination, but also inclination of the overhanging cliffs After 2-3 days fresh snow connects much better <1.2 meters fresh snow is really succeptible to avalanches (?) The first guy has 80% chance to trigger the avalanche Collect the info about the slopes while going up Sunny or not sunny side can have same chances of avalanche, depends on the specific parameters  Getting warmer can also make more chances for avalanche Lavis....

Kikk 2019 -- 01.11.2019

Another great weekend of talks centered around art, tech, and design. Here are my personal notes on each talk. Kikk festival – https://www.kikk.be/2019/en/schedule Location: Namur Belgium Dates: Oct 31st - Nov 1st 2019 For images and more links check out my Are.ne channel on KIKK 2019 https://www.are.na/travis-shears/kikk-festival-2019 Meme culture Speakers: Tom Galle – meme artist – http://tomgalle.online/Tinder-VR Anush Sarkisian – Strategy Director at Virtue (creative agency by VICE) Main Topics:...

Avalanche safety -- 23.10.2019

Translations: Lawinenkurse Lawinencamp Avalanche safety courses: Lawinencamp bayern: https://www.lawinenkurse.de/konzepte/lvs-kurse/lawinenkurse/lawinenkurse/camp-10-exklusiver-lawinenkurs-fuer-gruppen 90 EUR per person DAV Summit Club: https://www.dav-summit-club.de/dav-summit-club/alpen/alpen-winter/lvs-training-basic-fuer-alle-wintersportler-mit-der-ortovox-safety-academy also connected with the Ortovox training program: https://www.ortovox.com/de/safety-academy/ausbildungskurse/winterprogramm/lawinenkurse/ 75 EUR per person out of Lermoos google maps Bonus Alpine safty web course: https://www.ortovox.com/uk/safety-academy-lab-rock/chapter-3-belay-stations-and-belay-techniques/ https://www.ortovox.com/de/safety-academy-lab-rock/ Ortovox pro team: many members give trainings Chamonix: Mountain Spirit Guides: http://www.mountain-spirit-guides.com/avalanche-awareness-course/ Chamex: https://www.chamex.com/trip_courses/chamex-avalanche-awareness-course-level-1 avalanche awareness course level 1 1 day – 150 EUR per person AIARE level 1 3 days – 595 EUR per person Avalancheacademy:...

Climbing Blogging -- 03.09.2019

Resources Terms: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liste_der_Kletterbegriffe http://www.klettersteig.com/vfenglish/root01002dic.htm https://www.reddit.com/r/climbing/comments/6hh22v/climbing_terms_in_other_languages_than_english/ ...

iceland itinerary -- 24.07.2019

Work in progress itinerary for my upcoming iceland trip night 1 – aug 23rd – Reykjavik Getting in to Reykjavik at 19:20 I don’t think it makes sence to pick up the vehicle until the morning so we don’t have to pay for an extra day. KEX Hostel for 40 EUR....

iceland overview -- 13.07.2019

Dates from: August, Friday, 23th 2019 to: September, Sunday, 1th 2019 full days: 7 off season starts in September so we should experience non peak crowds Flight Icelandair Date: Friday August 23rd Flight Number: 531 17:25 Munich International Airport MUC 19:20 Keflavík International Airport KEF Travel time: 3 h 55m Date: Friday September 23rd 07:20 Keflavík International Airport KEF 13:05 Munich International Airport MUC Travel time: 3 h 45m google flights link...

Medkit -- 06.06.2019

Adventure medicine, What I carry. kit overview a) Wilderness Med Guide b) Small Med Kit c) Medium Med Kit d) Split set Wilderness guide Travel size book filled with medical advice and improvisation methods amazon Small Med Kit breakdown small kit disassembled a) 4x throat lozenges b) 5x aspirin c) 1x diphenhydramine d) 4x magnesium e) 4x vitamin c f) 10x chlorine water filtration tabs g) 4x ibuprofen...

Oberammergau -- 01.06.2019

Overview Guide Book: https://www.panico.de/sportkletterfuehrer-oberammergau.html Routes: https://www.thecrag.com/climbing/germany/oberbayern/area/252786738/routes Dav rock info: http://felsinfo.alpenverein.de/?mapId=82#scale=72223&centerX=1232866&centerY=6038301&layers=1465218397,152917,0 Mountain project: https://www.mountainproject.com/area/106575076/oberammergau Ettaler Manndl: peak near by oberammergau some routes along a via ferrata “It is very popular amoung climbers because of a lot of climbing routes near the summit.” gets pretty croweded because there is cable car access, Laberjochhaus https://www.ammergauer-alpen.de/oberammergau/en/Media/Touren/Climbing-area-Ettaler-Manndl pics: https://duckduckgo.com/?q=Ettaler+Manndl&atb=v129-4_j&ia=images&iai=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tourentipp.de%2Fde%2Fimg%2Ftouren%2Fc%2Fettalermanndl_s10.jpg Frauenwasserl: went with friends weekend of May 2019 nice walls up to 50m, 2 pitches, IV-VII+ Barenhohle:...