22 Jul 2015

BE happy

If you are scared of something go out and face it. You might loose big time but you might as well win, and when you win you are an happier and stronger person... That is exactly how I feel right now, before leaving for Finsteraarhorn I was stoked, but also very very scared of what was to come. Now just after swimming in the Aare 60h after leaving I know that if I wouldn't have

27 Jun 2015

Ticino 2.0

Adula was the first summit I did, back on September 1st 2013. Back then my project didn't Exist yet. I was just trying to go from the lowest point to the highest in my natal canton. Then half year later in canton Glarus on the top of Tödi I decided many things. Among others I decided to go for all cantons. Fast forward to today. What the heck am I doing in Tenero (the lowest

10 Jun 2015

A bit of behind the scenes

Well, some days are now passed after the first big attempt to a big big summit. Pity it didn't work but I'm happy of how well it went. I managed to be faster than the schedule on the whole bike part and arrived up to 2900m being tired but still alive which is great. I'm confident that if we didn't have to carry the ski for the whole way we would have been at the

Expandyourplayground18 May 2015

NW bottom to top an back

One of the advantages of being self-employed is that you can trade a Sunday for a Monday if the Sundays weather doesn't seem nice. That is exactly what I did... But since I'm talking about weather let me give you some background information first. Thursday Eliane and I went ski-touring in Zermatt to get some acclimatization for Saturday's project. I wanted to give a shot at a very big summit, the canton Valais. But, and

15 Sep 2014

Pain, no gain

No I didn't forget the no in the title, I did give all I could and I fell good, but some times the mountain still wins. As we arrived on the last 150m (of roughly 3000) of the ascend, the part I was most looking forward to since it is climbing, the temperature was already so high that the wall was discharging rocks at, for my taste, to high frequency...