• Germany,  We12climb

    Calmont Klettersteig: testing your alpine skills in Germany

    Doing a Klettersteig or Ferrata might not be something everyone enjoys. People with a fear of heights probably won’t have a lot of fun doing one, while they are pulling themselves up the face of a mountain while holding on to a cable. About 1.5 years ago I made my first Ferrata in the Italian Dolomites. Although it was quite a bit harder than I thought it would be, because of the snow still present on the biggest part of the track, I enjoyed it and knew I wanted to give it a second try. However this time, at my own pace. When we found out that there’s a Ferrata…

  • Germany,  We12hike

    Visiting the Moselle in the fall – Germany at its best!

    Last weekend I spent in the Moselle area in Germany, a short three hour drive from Arnhem where I live. The Moselle is the area where they make the best Rieslings, where they have the steepest vineyard in Europe and where there are countless hiking opportunities. They have delicious food, challenging Klettersteigs and über friendly locals. But the most impressive was the coloring of the leaves. This is why you should be in the Moselle in the fall!   The Moselle in the fall Where it did not really want to get going in the Netherlands last weekend, it was already coloring well down in the Moselle region. When I…