Monthly Archives: April 2021

Miss Our Laugh-Out-Loud visit with Hillary Gerardi? Here’s your chance to catch it.

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Vertical Kilometer. Baguette. Chevy. Peugeot. Solitude. Uphill. American diner breakfast. Dogs. Kilian Jornet. Those were some of the answers in our rapid-fire Q&A segment yesterday during our Rendez-Vous with Black Diamond Athlete and Run the Alps Ambassador Hillary Gerardi.  And, well, it was a lot of fun.  It was a total, laugh-out-loud blast! Just what is   Continue Reading →

Run the Alps Releases Summer 2021 Covid Policy

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As we share this update from the Run the Alps staff in Chamonix, France, an interview with French President Macron has aired on CBS News in the US. In the interview, Macron outlines the broad guidelines France will be using to restart travel from the US and other countries, this June. Times are uncertain, of   Continue Reading →

How to Bake an Alps Blueberry Tart

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Is blueberry tart, or Tarte aux Myrtilles, the most popular tart in the Alps? A regular feature on the menu at mountain refuges and Alps village cafés, this sweet treat never seems to lose its appeal. In fact, I know several people who’ve made it a life goal to find the best Tarte aux Myrtilles   Continue Reading →

Something Truly Badass Just Happened in the Alps

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If you had to pick one mountain range in the world where all the great climbs and test pieces had already been done, it would be the Alps. After all, people have been climbing here for over 160 years. But, you’d be wrong. Because this past weekend, something new, historic and truly badass just happened   Continue Reading →

Training Tips for Trail Racing in the Alps

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Sam Hill is one of our trail running guides here at Run the Alps. He also ably manages our extensive Race Finder. When he is not guiding our guests, he runs the trail and ultra running coaching business, Hill Performance. Sam, it needs to be said, is no slouch! Among his many notable trail running   Continue Reading →