When escaping your everyday routine happens at your doorstep

It takes both motivation and commitment to go on an adventure. I was sitting on the couch half asleep and I had neither. I’d done three hours of physio that day and my foot was looking red and swollen. An overnight kayak trip probably wasn’t about to make it any better.

I slid under my bed and rummaged through my boxes looking for all my lightweight camping gear. …


The Swiss mountain resort of Saas Fee has hosted an Ice Climbing World Cup for 20 years. Nothing special there…

This ice climbing event however takes place, believe it or not, in a 10-story parking garage, which ensures a unique venue with unique spectator access in a frozen winter wonderland. Welcome in the world’s only Ice Climbing Car Park!

Ice Climbing in a Car Park

Ice climbing is an extreme sport in and of itself. The usual setting are frozen waterfalls hanging dangerously at the side of imposing mountain location. But in Saas-Fee the ice climbing is completely different as it takes place in a multi-story parking garage.

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