stuff we drool about

Training for the New Alpinism

Training for the New Alpinism is an essential manual to coach yourself to any mountaineering goal. In the book, Steve House a world-class climber and Patagonia ambassador, and his coach Scott Johnston, introduce a structured, periodized training methodology to the sport of alpine climbing. They deliver detailed instruction on how to plan and execute training tailored to your individual circumstances. Chapters cover endurance and strength, training theory and methodology, application and planning, nutrition, altitude, mental fitness, and assessing your goals and your strengths.

Available in Europe here




training-for-the-new-alpinism-2.jpg | Image

training-for-the-new-alpinism-3.jpg | Image

training-for-the-new-alpinism-4.jpg | Image

training-for-the-new-alpinism-5.jpg | Image

Taylor Stitch
Huckberry Interior
FUCHUN BOAT ROOMS | Image

FUCHUN BOAT ROOMS

Fuchun Boat Rooms are a touring option should you be travelling to China one of these days, especially if you’re going anywhere near the Hangzhou area. These houses aim to recover the spirit of the Chinese river people that lived on these parts for hundreds of years, starting in the early Ming dynasty and up to the middle of the Qing one. These houses were created by a team of architects from the prestigious China Academy of Art, they’re pretty much wooden cabins th...
read more
DRUMIT FIVE | ELECTRONIC DRUM SYSTEM | Image

DRUMIT FIVE | ELECTRONIC DRUM SYSTEM

Based in Sweden, "2box" has a long experience in developing powerful electronic musical instruments. DrumIt Five is an electronic drum system perfect for having at home, a great, less noisy alternative to a real set of drums. The set is sturdy, light-weight, and easy to set-up and you can connect it to a computer to download all sounds and kits. You can also add sounds from the DrumIt sound library, made by top artists. Cool!...
read more
ROLI BLOCKS | Image

ROLI BLOCKS

Making music is difficult, this new modular device aims to change that. Roli Blocks is a powerful instrument that is easy to pick up and lets you create music naturally through intuitive gestures on a touch-sensitive playing surface. The powerful little modular MIDI music studio system allows you to freely manipulate pitch, timbre and volume of every note as well as offering libraries of sounds and recording capabilities, plus mode for scale, chord and arpeggio. The...
read more