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The Via Valais Summary

Trail running the Via Valais, Zinal

It took three weeks of exploring trails and three different routes to nail it. But, in the end, boy did we nail it! The Via Valais route is complete, but we are not going to …

Via Valais Multi-Day Trail Running Tour Gear

trail running in Zermatt

Our Via Valais trail running tour project is 175+ km’s, 10,000+ 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 …

Introducing the Via Valais

Trail running on the Barrhorn, the Alps highest trail.

This weekend, we’re setting out on our most ambitious project of the year. The goal is partly work, but primarily personal. We hope to establish what we feel is going to be the perfect multi-day …

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, …

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 …

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 …