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  • Sun, 01 May 2016 13:51:11 +0000

    From the Bodensee through Apenzellerland
    Last fall, Molly and I gathered our courage and tried out our first multi-day mountainbike trip with the baby in tow. I’ve eyed this route in Ride magazine a long time ago – a nearly 100km ride between the Bodensee (Lake Constance) and the Zürisee (lake Zürich). You can find some details of the ride […]
  • Thu, 31 Dec 2015 08:32:58 +0000

    Talalpsee – Singletrailing above the Walensee
    We tried to escape the sweltering early August heat by going for a long-ish mountainbike ride with the singletrailer in tow on the south side of the Walensee. This was the first time I followed an official Schweizmobil mountainbike route – normally they are not very exciting because they mostly follow forest roads instead of […]
  • Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:45:04 +0000

    MojVet Photoshooting
    “Would you want to come by and take some pictures? You know, for printing, and the website…” Sounds easy enough… This was actually my first “real” photo assignment: document “a day in the life” of my sister’s small animal vet clinic MojVet in Ljubljana. They would use the photos on their website and to decorate their walls. We decided […]
  • Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:16:37 +0000

    Black Canyon Trail
    For our first ride together (without a trailer) in two years, we decided to ride the classic Black Canyon trail at Teton Pass outside of Wilson, WY. The Black Canyon trail is one of the original Teton Pass trails, now maintained by the grassroots Teton Freedom Riders trail building crew (also see this little documentary […]
  • Tue, 14 Apr 2015 21:59:49 +0000

    First adventures with the Tout Terrain Singletrailer
    A few weeks ago, Molly sent me an excited email, saying that she had found the trailer for us and that it was called the “singletrailer” and that it was awesome. That it would let us go mountainbiking with the little one. Indeed, the singletrailer is a kids’ trailer with 200mm of air-damped suspension travel […]
  • Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:50:20 +0000

    Skiing Winterhorn (2660m)
    Trying to decide where to go for a ski tour in Switzerland on a beautiful day with favorable avalanche conditions is like trying to buy chips in an American supermarket. Any of it will work, but the deluge of options means the perfect one is there somewhere… You stare numbly at the available options and […]
  • Sun, 22 Mar 2015 22:41:33 +0000

    Birthday tour — Rorspitzli 3220m
    Part of this year’s annibirthday (2 birthdays + wedding anniversary) fell on a beautiful, sunny Friday. Luckily, it happened to be my birthday and not the anniversary, and I managed to convince Tobias to go ski something. He had told me about this great tour from Göschenen with a 2000m descent before and it fit […]
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 21:52:00 +0000

    Engelberg freeriding
    Sometimes you can’t resist the slopes, the snow, the sun, the friends. It’s always fun skiing with Romain and Andreas — we used to pretend that these workday ski outings were group meetings, but now that I’m no longer an astronomist we just call them for what they are: skipping work to play in the […]
  • Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:52:00 +0000

    Pizzo Rotondo 3192m
    I’ve had plans to get into the Rotondo area for the past four years but the plans never quite materialized. This year it was the destination for the annual “Ralf & Guido Tour” with the ZSS — in previous years, R&G tours have gone to Wallis for multiday high-altitude ski touring at its finest (Turtmanntal and […]
  • Sun, 22 Feb 2015 20:46:25 +0000

    chasing the sunrise
    To catch the sunrise highlighting the storms brewing over the mountains in the distance… that was the plan but getting out of bed before 6am on a Saturday, just to bike up the local hill is pretty challenging. I was half an hour too late and had to settle for the beautiful color while still […]
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