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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 …

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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 …

Learning the Language

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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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 …

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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 …

Patagonia Nano-Air Hybrid Review

Trail running Brienzergrat, Swiss Alps

One Puffy to Rule Them All I admit, I’m late to the party. Super late. But at least I’m showing up. In my 20+ years as a pro mountain sport photographer, and, uhm, hmm… 30 …

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Alps Hut Pro Tip: Take a Waterfilter

Not having a Swiss income and faced with a CHF15 price tag for a 1.5 liter bottle of water makes for an awkward moment at the hut counter. “Seriously?” Sure it’s flown up in a …

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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 …