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 …

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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 …

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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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 …