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Sören Meyer-Eppler
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Octrees: Motivation and Overview
Every 3D engine for games has to solve a few spatial queries. Specifically: Visibility Queries . Given a camera position and orientation, which scene geometry intersects with the camera frustum and should thus be rendered? Collision Queries . Prevent the ca...
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Dent Blanche (4357m) via South Ridge (AD)
September is frequently the best month for mountaineering. Old snow is almost completely gone while new snow hasn't arrived yet. That, and you tend to get good stable weather windows. This weekend was such a perfect opportunity. As luck would have it it was...
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Vorder Grauspitz (2599m), attempt
Chillu, Björn and I set out to climb the highest mountain in Liechtenstein, the Vorder Grauspitz. At 2599 meters of altitude not a very significant mountain. However, it doesn't have a trail to the summit and requires some exposed ridge scrambling. We park ...
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Canada 2018
We spent three weeks in Canada this August. My two brothers, our spouses and baby Leonie. We got a rental car that comfortably fit the 7 of us and luggage with room to spare. We thought that was big until we parked next to some local pickup trucks. Standing...
Canada 2018
Canada 2018
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Writing a Voxel engine from scratch in Vulkan
This is a series of posts that I originally published to my Facebook feed in late 2017. I repost them here for posterity because I still hope to find the time to continue the project. November 13, 2017 Why are build systems and dependency management for C a...
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Ober Gabelhorn (4063m), via Arbengrat (AD+)
Anita and Leonie travelling to visit grandparents in Germany, a great weather forecast and available touring partners all aligned for a rare opportunity for me to go on a multi day trip into the mountains. We had total planning chaos with options and partne...
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Hardergrat, Extended Director's Cut
Last time I've done the endless ridge of the Hardergrat I saw a possible extension, adding a few more summits and completing a valley to valley traverse. Ronny, a veteran of many a Rigi Marsch , agreed it looked like a fun thing to do. So he drove up from S...
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Chöpfenberg East Ridge
Paweł and I both had family commitments in the afternoon. This left half a day for a "quicky" in the mountains. Paweł suggested the east ridge of the Chöpfenberg. A T5 scramble (note to self: remember that "hikes" with Paweł typically involve hands as much ...
Chöpfenberg East Ridge
Chöpfenberg East Ridge
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Kayaking at the "Parc des eaux vives" in Huningue, France
Sandra and Björn invited us to a day of kayaking in the waterpark in Huningue in the Alsace, just across the border in France. This was for our wedding in 2016 but we only managed to find a date now. Andrey and Arne joined us and we split into two groups so...
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Bockmattli, Grosser Turm, "Direkte Nordwand" (6a+, 450m, 12+ pitches)
Scorching hot weather. A good opportunity to climb a wall with a northerly aspect. Andrey and I chose the "Direkte Nordwand" up the large Bockmattli tower. A classic route in the bomb proof limestone that is typical for the area. We park the car at the shor...
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