Monthly Archives: June 2015

Redlining in Chamonix: Skyrunning’s Vertical Kilometer

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“But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked. “Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.” “How do you know I’m mad?” said Alice. “You must be,” said the Cat, “or you wouldn’t have come here.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland The Vertical   Continue Reading →

Trail de l’Absinthe 2015: Swiss Trail Running Championships

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To determine the 2015 trail running champions in Switzerland, the Swiss Athletics association selected the 75-kilometer course of this year’s Trail de l’Absinthe. When my husband and I decided to do this race (we opted for two of the shorter distances), we didn’t realize we would be sharing the course with Swiss trail running champions!   Continue Reading →

Spring News from Run the Alps

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As we head into another summer of trail running throughout the Alps, we wanted to share the latest news from Run the Alps! This has been a busy spring for us. A few of the highlights: *A relocation of our summer office to the French town of Argentière, just over the border from Switzerland, at the base   Continue Reading →