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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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Trail Running Nepal’s 3 Passes (part 2)

A trail runner starting up the first pass, Kongma La, above Chukhung while starting the 3 Passes tour, with a view of Ama Dablam in the background. Khumbu Valley, Nepal.

Continued from part 1. Leaving Chukhung for the 3 Passes The decision was made, we’d go. Committing to the run meant having the bare minimum of gear. We sent a porter down to Namche with …

Trail Running Nepal’s 3 Passes Trek (part I)

Trail running on the Cho La Pass trail, part of the 3 Passes Tour in Nepal's Khumbu Region.

Trail Running in the Nepal Himalaya Four days before we headed off to run the 3 Passes Tour I couldn’t walk. Kim had neon green mucus draining from her eyes. Elevation had not been kind …

Trail Running Season Kick Off

2018 Trail Running Season Last week we spent five days high in the Alps doing the Berner Haute Route ski tour. The morning we left our home in Interlaken was the first in a series …

Introducing Kim Strom

You may have noticed that there has consistently been someone appearing in a lot of our images. She’s also been contributing to this site and posting to our social media. You might even follow her …

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Swiss Alps Trail Running Summary

Our Run the Alps Switzerland Summary “It’ll be far more work than you imagine.” Many friends who had previously done books warned us, but we didn’t take this so seriously. How could running and documenting …

Camelbak Trail Running Pack Review

Trail running in the Salbit, Swiss Alps

Camelbak Trail Running Packs Trail running in the Alps almost every day of the summer and fall, gave us plenty of opportunity to try new gear. Late in the summer, Camelbak sent us some of …