The Alps Best Best Trail Runs

Admittedly, I have a lot of favorite runs that I claim to be the best. I resemble the saying, “Dog has best day of life for the 1458th day in a row.” It’s a fun …

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How to Run Nepal’s Three Passes

This post is a follow-up on telling our story about running Nepal’s Three Passes in a day. The word is out, running Nepal’s Three Passes has become a thing. And, Chukhung is on the radar …

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Trail Running Nepal’s Three Passes

Three Passes : Take Two For the last 5 years, intertwined with all the other things we’ve done with trail running (Sierra Trail Runs, creating the Via Valais and Via Grischuna, and our mini-guides), we’ve …

Trail Running GPX Tracks for the Alps

Five years ago, after nearly a year of work, our Run the Alps Switzerland guidebook released, this very website launched, and all our focus at PatitucciPhoto zeroed in on trail running. Since then, we’ve greatly …

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Chamonix Trail Running

Chamonix trail running guide

For trail runners, no single place gets more hype than Chamonix. The list of reasons is solid. It has the name, the history, the highest peak in the Alps, the dramatic views, the UTMB, so …

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Suunto 7 and Suunto 9 Peak Comparison Review

I’ve been clicking “start” on Suunto watches everyday for about 23 years. What started as a simple watch, stopwatch, altimeter, and barometer has evolved into something so much more. These days, my primary needs from …

Alps and Sierra Trail Running News

Trail running, Granite Park, Sierra Nevada

Sierra Trail Running Things have been pretty quiet here at ALPSinsight for the last year. That’s because we’ve been immersed in an all new guidebook and website for California’s Sierra Nevada. With that project wrapping …

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Patagonia Sloperunner Exploration Pack

Designed for Adventure Running I can’t imagine limiting my running to, well, running. The more I do with trail running, the more ideas I have for projects. Running fitness opens up all kinds of opportunities, …