Summers spent on the coast and winters in the mountains has its benefits, but Australian Mikey Stacey works long hours in Serfaus Fiss Ladis' busiest ski hire store to fund this lifestyle. Mikey has a plan, he's a talented artist and his work is gaining some attention, he wants to turn his hobby and God-given talent into a profession.
Stefan Filzmoser's passion for technical climbs, untouched snow and capturing the perfect shot of his escapades have made him a top contributor of stories to Pally'Hi over the years. With a recent career change and more time than ever in the mountains 2019 is looking like an exciting year for Stefan.
James Woolston is the text book definition of surfing addicted. Jim's fortunate, he's found a way to balance his addiction with everyday life. Having migrated down the Atlantic Coast over the past decade, Jim and his family now reside in Portugal, just north of Lisbon, where a subsistence, family focused lifestyle, entrepreneurial endeavors and endless hours in the water can coexist.
Not afraid to put his mountaineering skills to use, Austrian Stefan Filzmoser, scales some the Dolomite's most spectacular peaks to access a pair of the Alps' finest couloirs. Steep, narrow and, for Stefan at least, loaded with snow, these descents look like they were worth the hours of boot packing.
Hoping to get a little early season ice climbing under their belts before winter, P'H ambassador Stefan Filzmoser and his buddy Merlin venture south to the Austrian state of Carinthia to climb Hochalmspitze, the region's tallest peak.
In February, for the second consecutive year, Pally'Hi's in-house graphics man, Mr Michi Hanauer, packed his splitboard and headed east to Romania's Carpathian mountains for an adventure. Having seen the potential on his previous visit, Michi was eager to catch Romania at its best.
Pally'Hi's Peter Bauer and handful of buddies made the drive last weekend to Laax in Switzerland to join the SuddenRush Banked Slalom. Organised by snowboarding legends Nicolas Mueller and Terje Haakonsen the Sudden Rush Banked has quickly become an unmissable event in the European Snowboard calendar.
Tim and Val, owners of the legendary Nomads Bus, an old US school bus turned hostel on wheels, spend the entire year enjoying outdoor pursuits and then cozying-up with their guests in the evening. They're the perfect ambassadors to prove that when it comes combining comfort, warmth and smelling good, Merino wool has no equal.
Pally'Hi ambassador Stefan Filzmoser travels to the Fanes Mountains in Südtirol, Italy, to scale the famous limestone slabs of the Dolomites. Its unique pitch and rock surface make the ascent of 2,968m high Neunerspitze (Sas dles Nü) a memorable climb.
Hiking in the Peak District is something I never thought would appeal to me, but at 34 years old the thought of a jaunt through the countryside with spectacular scenery, questionable company and great beer at the finish line, sounded great. So I packed a waterproof jacket, some hiking boots and a few merino layers and caught a flight to Manchester, UK, to sample the Pennines' famous footpaths.
Do you know the difference between Wool Felt and Felted Wool? Didn't think so. At Pally'Hi we use Felted Wool in our Boreal Weight fabrics, here are the reasons why.
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