Tag Archive: mountaineering

May 14

Photo of the Week: Freedom of the Hills

Since returning last week from a month long, bicycle-powered skiing adventure in the Alps (more posts HERE), we’ve been thinking a lot about the incredible freedom, access and mobility that bicycles and camping make possible. (Caution: If you throw skiing into the mix, too, you might not ever come back.) During our recent adventure in …

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Apr 13

2 Wheels, 2 Planks: Snowbound near St. Moritz

After landing in Zurich tempted to pedal our way straight for the mountains, a forecasted major winter storm had us throwing our bikes on a train bound for the Engadine Valley in eastern Switzerland – home to St. Moritz, several world class ski areas and endless backcountry skiing options. Our plan also meant experiencing one …

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Nov 01

103 Years of Skiing in the Northeast

It was a Nobel Prize winning, GE chemist named Irving Langmuir who was likely the first individual in North America to climb mountains with the intention of sliding from their summit. And he did this right here in the northeast, deep in the heart of the Adirondack and Appalachian mountains. Whether he knew it or …

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