Via Valais Multi-Day Trail Running Tour Gear

trail running in Zermatt

Our Via Valais trail running tour project is 225+ km’s, 14,000+ meters of vertical gain, and if we have the juice, there’s a peak to climb each day as an add on. We feel it’s …


Dynafit Feline Up Pro Review

The Dynafit Feline Up Pro For the last couple of years, I’ve been a big fan of Dynafit’s Feline SL trail running shoe. Thanks to a precise fit for my narrow to medium width feet, …


Kahtoola Crampons and Micro Spikes for Trail Running

Running and climbing La Ruinette, Swiss Alps

Throughout the last ten years, I have tried a lot of different crampons for trail running. Many work, but not many work exactly how I’d like them to work. The Edelrid Beast Lite has been …

Osprey Dyna Women’s 15L Running Pack Review

Trail running above Grindelwald, Switzerland

Osprey Women’s Dyna 15L Trail Running Pack I don’t like to carry extra stuff while I’m running, but sometimes you need more than a wind shell and water bottle in the mountains. Running the 3 …


The Sony a6500 for Trail Running

The Sony a6500 In the last months, there has been a resurgence of the age old question asked of successful photographers, “What camera do you use?” While this question used to annoy me, and I …


On Cloudventure Peak Review

Trail running Grindelwald Lauterbrunnen

I debated a long time about doing this review. The thing that was holding me back was honesty. Outdoor gear reviewers are rarely critical. Instead, they gush, primarily as thanks for free gear and the …


Dynafit Speed Mountain Shoe Review

Trail running in Switzerland's Jungfrau Region

When we walked into our local mountain shop, Interlaken’s Vertical Sport, both the men’s and women’s version of the Dynafit Speed Mountain caught our eye. Like so much of what Dynafit makes, they were pretty …


Europe, meet Trail Butter

Trail running with Trail Butter

Americans have a long love affair with peanut butter. Europeans know this. When you come from Italy, or France, or Spain, or even Germany and Switzerland, you come from cultures that appreciate fine food. Real …