Solo bikepacking across the Alps

With only two weeks to go until the Tour des Stations ultrafondo (240km and 8200m of climbing), it was crunch time. I felt massively underprepared and still needed some BIG days in the saddle to …

Why do you ride?

Nearing the top of the Col de la Croix in the Alpes Vaudoises

“Why do you ride?” I was asked this question a few months ago by Cyclist Magazine who had come to the Alpes vaudoises to shoot videos on riding in my home region. This ended up …

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The Cure for Anything

“The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.” ― Isak Dinesen [Karen Blixen]  I’m putting a lot of hope in salt water. The Pacific Ocean, some crying. Saline infusions too. But …

Growing up

I met Dan in June 2010. I was in the Dolomites for a cycling tour and was looking to connect with local riders on the rest day; at the time he was living in Brunico …

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Inspiring Mountain Experiences

Trail running Via Valais, Zermatt and the Matterhorn

I still remember flipping through the pages of Uli Wiesmeier’s Rocks Around the World and vibrating with excitement. Even more, I felt determined. The combination of strong photography and vivid storytelling around a subject I …

Under the Watchful Eye

This story is part of a collection of humorous moments we found in the way back when archives. They have little to do with Alps’ mountain sports, but everything to do with the moments in …

Infant Psychology for the Endurance Athlete

This story is part of a collection of humorous moments we found in the way back when archives. They have little to do with Alps’ mountain sports, but everything to do with the moments in …

On Display

This story is part of a collection of humorous moments we found in the way back when archives. They have little to do with Alps’ mountain sports, but everything to do with the moments in …

Go Ahead Make Our Day

Trail running Engadin

Producing our Run the Alps Switzerland book wasn’t always so fun. Sure, we got to spend a summer and fall running trails throughout the Swiss Alps, but all that went along with the running was …

Tough Times Never Last

This story is part of a collection of humorous moments we found in the way back when archives. They have little to do with Alps’ mountain sports, but everything to do with the moments in …

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Crash Cow

This story is part of a collection of humorous moments we found in the way back when archives. They have little to do with Alps’ mountain sports, but everything to do with the moments in …

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Cows and Adventure Photography

This story is part of a collection of humorous moments we found in the way back when archives. They have little to do with Alps’ mountain sports, but everything to do with the moments in …