Official site of the German Alpine Association. Good address
to evaluate touring conditions, to find a hut,
or to book a guided tour or an Alpine training course.
Region:Focus on European Alps.
Content:Alpine conditions, hut dictonary, Alpine sports in general,
guided tours and Alpine trainings, security, maps, sport competitions, expeditions,
family and Alpine sports, nature and environment, Alpine archive, mountaineering
and culture, Alpine museum, the young in the mountains.
Official site of the Austrian Alpine Association. Also a good address
to evaluate touring conditions, to find a hut,
or to book an Alpine training course.
Region:Mainly European Alps.
Content:Alpine conditions, sophisticated hut dictonary, good touring link
collection, Alpine sports in general, events, shop, nature and environment,
the young in the mountains.
My absolute favorite touring side for the European Alps.
High quality tour descriptions for hiking, via ferrata, and
Content:High quality alpine tour archive for tours mentioned
above made by Bernhard Ziegler. All tours with pictures, some with GPS tracks.
In addition this side provides a hut dictionary,
Alpine conditions, and a touring blog.
Really huge archive containing over 8000 mountain tours of all kinds
mainly in Europe. Not restricted to the Alps, scope is the whole world.
Region:World but most tours in Europe.
Content:Huge tour description archive including GPS tracks for
hiking, mountainbiking, ski, snowboard and snowshoe touring, climbing, via
ferrata, sleding and nordic walking. In addition this site offers a lodging finder,
a touring blog, and a nice link collection.
One of the leading German online and print magazines about Alpinism.
Content:Alpine news, lots of photo & video stuff, photo contests, alpine conditions,
touring tips & diaries, product tests, articles about alpine security & technique,
event calendar, and last but not least an alpine forum.
The German climbing magazine online. Hot Rocks. Cold Ice. Big Walls.
Content:Cimbing news, equipment test, huge climbing region advisor,
climbing and safeguarding techniques, community with user blog, lots of videos,
and a preview on the the printed magazine.
Tours, forum and all around mountain sports in the Bavarian Alps.
Region:Bavarian Alps and Austria, catchment area of Rosenheim.
Content:Huge tour description archive for hiking, climbing, via ferrata, biking,
sledding, ski, snowshoe and nordic walking tours in the catchment area of Rosenheim,
This side also contains a big forum with lots of mountaineering topics.
Great touring site for via ferrata fans.
Content:Extensive via ferrata dictionary and tours in whole Europe with detailed descriptions
in German, lots of pictures,
and short descriptions in 5 languages. Some other stuff too like hiking, MTB, ski
equipment, alpine technique, some panoramics & links.
Touring site for mountaineering and aquatic sports.
Content:A diversified touring site spanning from Munich city touring over mountaineering disciplines
to travel, camping, boat touring and more. Worth to visit and very nice design too.
Touring and mountaineering portal.
Content:Lots of alpine news as well as mountaineering, hiking, and climbing tours.
Panorama Link Board
Site containing lots of beatiful panoramas from photographers all
over the world.
Description:The World Wide Panorama started in March 2004 and has become an ongoing series of
Photography takes place on the solstices (longest and shortest days of the year) and
equinoxes (day and night of equal length).
Photographers all over the world are welcome to participate.
Site of the photographer Hans Nyberg. He collected exceptional panos
since 2002 for this amazing archive. Site contains a lot of useful
extra information on panoramic photography
Content: Collection of exceptional panoramas over the time, link collection to panorama and
compendium about panoramic techniques, overview about panoramic heads, software, and
Panorama site of Dirk Becker, a Mountainpanoramas photographer of the first hour.
Content:Dirk's huge collection of stunning mountain panoramas mainly from the Alps.
A must visit.
Online magazine around panoramic photography. Worth to see.
Content: Nice online magazine about all topics of panoramic photography. It is a pitty that
the magazine stuck at issue 31.
The search engine for panorama websites.
Content:This is a specialized search engine for websites that deal with
Fantastic Swiss mountain panorama website of Matthias Taugwalder. Must see.
Content:An absolutely fantastic mountain panorama site around the Swiss giant peaks
made and owned by Matthias Taugwalder. Matthias is a professional mountain panorama
and alpinist as well as president of the IVRPA, the international association of panorama
Panorama website of Bernd Dohrmann with absulutely crazy shots. A must see.
Content: Bernd Dohrmann's amazing panos. Check yourself. This is fine art of panoramic phptography.
addition Bernd publishes information about his innovative panoramic techniques.
Website of the photographer Jannis Gligoris, who is also on Mountainpanoramas. He
panorama calendars for sale there.
Content: Panorama Calendars preview and shop as well as Jannis' own panorama gallery.
Very nice and professional panorama website of Slovakia including the mountain regions.
Content: Panorama website that really allows virtual travelling through the Slovak Republic,
through the Cities,
through the country sides and through the mountain regions including high Tatras.
Professional and a pleasure to visit. In many
Software & Equipment Link Board
PTGui is a highly sophisticated panorama stitching software. My absolute favorite.
Also includes HDR features.
Functions:PTGui is a highly developed software suitable for beginners as well as
for professionals. Supports automated stiching workflow together with full manual
control, fisheye lens support,
color blending / correction, vignetting correction,
viewpoint correction, layered output for retouching, can handle huge images,
16 bit color depth support, many HDR and LDR features, QTVR output.
The right place to get your outdoor equipent cheaper.
Content:Special offers for outdoor equipment from a lot of sources,
rabate coupons, product tests, product news, events, and link tips.
Resources & Tutorials Link Board
Panoguide - the guide to panoramic photography is one of the most important panorama
tutorial, resource, and forum sites.
Content:Panorama tutorials, international forum around panoramas,
panorama gallery, product reviews, shop for books, software, and equipment.
Render your artificial panorama including labeled summits. The tool for labeling.
Content:Fantastic rendering engine to generate artificial panoramas wherever you are in
the Alps, the Pyrenees or else between Canary Islands and the Himalayas. From a database
of more than
20.000 summits the labels are generated. Must see!
Brand new comprehensive and up-to-date book and website of Thomas Bredenfeld about
Content of the Website:Book content and samples, blog not only about the book, lots of samples,
some tips, lots of useful links, hardware shop.