The South American Connection

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 […]

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Cabane du Grand Mountet

Summer was hectic. I spent a month on the road in the U.S. and Canada visiting Deer Valley in Utah and the Sunshine Coast and Whistler in B.C. I also managed to squeeze in a memorable trip to the incredible Grand Teton National Park on the Wyoming/Idaho border. When I returned to Switzerland, I decided to spend […]

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Rochers de Naye

Rochers de Naye is a little gem of a riding spot above Montreux at the eastern end of Lake Geneva. You pay for a day pass (just over 20chf if you have a half tax card) at the station in Montreux and you can take the train as many times as your arms can take […]

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Plaine Morte and Verbier

Plaine Morte has been an area I have wanted to explore since arriving in Switzerland. The top of the “Death Plain”, Pointe de la Plaine Morte, lies at 2927m above Crans Montana in the Valais region of south western Switzerland. During the winter months it is no doubt a Disney Land of skiers and snowboarders but in […]

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