This winter season avalanches unfortunately already caused some victims. The number of fatalities in the Alps due to avalanches this season already is well over twenty. In mountainous areas during the winter, the risk of avalanches is real for anyone and it can strike anywhere: it can happen to a group of backcountry skiers in […]
The Youngest Visitor of Everest Base Camp
In 2018, a fetus was taken up to Everest Base Camp and while this is noteworthy on its own, physiological parameters were tracked of the mother-to-be.
Honey in the Wilderness
Imagine this; you are on a fantastic multi-day hike in a remote area and you have prepared yourself for an entirely self-sufficient trip. A compass, a water filter, a few bags of dry food: let the adventure begin! After a few hundred beautiful pictures and three days of hiking, fatigue creeps in. You trip over […]
Passion & Career – Ship’s doctor at Svalbard
In this series on passion and career, we share articles about people who combine their medical work with their passion outside of medicine. In the article below you can read the story of Rogier Steins.
Passion & Career
In this new series on passion and career, we are sharing articles about people who find a combination in their work with their passion outside of medicine. In the article below you can read about our own team member and Mountain Medicine instructor; Marieke van Vessem. She is training to become a sports medicine physician […]