Switzerland is not that big. There is no real wilderness and wherever you are, you never seem to be far from civilization. There is always a farm house, a mountain hut, a chair lift or a rotating restaurant filled with tourists taking photos of the mountains on their iPads, just around the corner. For this […]Read more "Off Grid – Day 1"
Not much of a story to tell about this one, so here is a summary: 2 days, 1800m of climbing, 6000m of descending (including the Brazilian and the Argentinian), 1 night in a mountain hut (Cabane des Becs du Bosson), great “artisinal” beer, good light, 1 Post Bus, 2 gondolas, 1 cabin, snoring and sleep […]Read more "The South American Connection"
For the last couple of years we had been hunting for something big to do in the Alps with our bikes, either in the form of a huge descent, high peak or a combination of both. Most regular riding here tops out at about 3000m, which is pretty high but given that there are many […]Read more "The Barrhorn – Getting High With My Friends"