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Italy’s Oberholz Mountain Hut pairs great food with stunning vistas

Italy’s Oberholz Mountain Hut pairs great food with stunning vistas At nearly 11,000 feet, Italy’s Dolomites mountain range offers visitors some of the most jaw-dropping views in all of Italy.Dubbed the Oberholz Mountain Hut, the architects desired to capture the raw splendor of the range’s habitat, designing a building that closely resembles a fallen tree, and the finished product is stunning.

Howdy, neighbor! Google’s new Mountain View office will be open to the public

Howdy, neighbor! Google’s new Mountain View office will be open to the public The tech behemoth recently shared its most recent plans for its new Mountain View, California, campus that may just make you want to drop everything, move to Mountain View, and just pray that you either get a job or find a way to live in this office unnoticed.The vision for the new Google community (because it’s hard to call this kind of project a real office) was first debuted back in 2015, but two years have done plenty to refine the initial prospectus.

The world’s longest racetrack is unfolding in the Las Vegas desert, jetpacks included

The world’s longest racetrack is unfolding in the Las Vegas desert, jetpacks included It turns out that a madman is building the world’s greatest racetrack out in the middle of the desert west of Las Vegas.(Fun fact: there’s an online video featuring Morris taking an unexpected launch into the lake.

Apple goes back to basics with new ‘iPad,’ iPhone 7 gets new (RED) treatment

Apple goes back to basics with new ‘iPad,’ iPhone 7 gets new (RED) treatment You know, THE iPAD… While you were asleep, Apple quietly reshuffled their iPad and iPhone lineup.In the iPhone lineup, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus get the Product (RED) treatment, with proceeds going to the global fight against AIDS.

Going down a mountain is easy with Salewa’s new Mountain Trainer Mid boot

Going down a mountain is easy with Salewa’s new Mountain Trainer Mid boot Now the company is taking it up a notch by making changes in the design of its popular Mountain Trainer Mid GTX boot that makes it easier on your legs when descending even the steepest mountain path.“This is when footwork gets careless and stumbling, or tripping become more likely, and why we developed the Mountain Trainer Mid GTX,” said Salewa Footwear Product Manager Giordano Vechiet.

Sacred Rides is hoping to be the Airbnb for mountain bike guide services

Sacred Rides is hoping to be the Airbnb for mountain bike guide services For an avid biker, knowing the best mountain trails is key to enjoying a weekend getaway.Often, the best way to explore a new area is with a travel guide.

You can pull La Sportiva’s G5 mountaineering boots on while wearing your gloves

You can pull La Sportiva’s G5 mountaineering boots on while wearing your gloves This summer La Sportiva will release the G5 — an ultra-technical, high altitude, waterproof mountaineering boot made for people who spend extended time periods in unpredictable weather conditions and who adventure across varying grades of terrain.The G5 perfectly combines the impressive thermal attributes of a double-layer boot with the lightness and simplicity of a single-layer style.

This 85-year-old who wants to be the oldest person to climb Everest (again!) is an inspiration to us all

This 85-year-old who wants to be the oldest person to climb Everest (again!) is an inspiration to us all One very determined 85-year-old is attempting to make Mount Everest history.Min Bahadur Sherchan, an ambitious 85-year-old climber, hopes to once again become the the oldest person to scale the legendary mountain, a title which he previously earned in May 2008.

Mountain (who rides) out of a molehill

Mountain (who rides) out of a molehill George RR Martin' s tweet with his capand him throwin up is not cute.It' s netfunny.

Chew up some terrain with these five truly trailblazing mountain bikes

Chew up some terrain with these five truly trailblazing mountain bikes With so many models to choose from, selecting your first mountain bike — or upgrading to a more sophisticated model — can be quite the inundating task.Why should you buy this?

Mountain Medics offers on-site emergency care when wilderness bites back

Mountain Medics offers on-site emergency care when wilderness bites back This is where you find Mountain Medics, a team of medical professionals including EMTs, paramedics, nurses, and doctors who use smartphones to treat minor illnesses and injuries in remote locations.“Most diagnoses are made by listening to the patient’s history and visually examining them,” Mountain Medics told Digital Trends.

When wilderness bites back, Mountain Medics offers on-site emergency care

When wilderness bites back, Mountain Medics offers on-site emergency care An application of telecommunications technology used to evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients remotely, telemedicine has steadily increased in popularity as consumer demand for quick and convenient health care grows.This is where you find Mountain Medics, a team of medical professionals including EMTs, paramedics, nurses, and doctors who use smartphones to treat minor illnesses and injuries in remote locations.