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Refreshment course

– want to follow a refresher course in climbing techniques and safety? But you don’t speak Dutch? Sent me a mail on marianne@verticallife.nl Okay. So, you’re Dutch. You like climbing. You follow everything about climbing. Magazines, Facebook, movies… But, getting into the outdoors (or indoors) has been a while… It makes you insecure and you…

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Martijn Seuren

Martijn Origineel, grappig, en oh, zo gepassioneerd! Altijd gaat het goed, gecontroleerd, netjes en door alle ervaring precies en exact. Afgelopen week ging er net, in minder dan een seconde alles niet goed, net mis…en dat werd Martijn fataal. Martijn was dé alpinist van ons team. Met zijn enorme lijst van alpen toppen en zijn…

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#Matterhorn150

Impressive and a big achievement 150 years ago. Edward Whymper and his team reached the Summit of the Matterhorn on July 14. 1865. Three days later Jean Antoine Carrel and his team reached the Summit over the Italian route. Back home in the Netherlands we have our own Matterhorn, or Monte Cervino (as Matterhorn is…

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Monte Cervino

Bram and Arie have been (alpine) climbing together for over 20 years. Bram, Arie and Dennis on their way to the Abruzzi hut. Arie climbs weekly at our local gym and we are part of a small and very close group called the ‘MCPG’: Monte Cervino ‘cheers’ Society. Monte Cervino because our gym is shaped…

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