Tag Archives: mountains

New Zealand summer with Zalps

It’s been another amazing summer in New Zealand. Of course there has been plenty of “tramping weather”, but even a flight a week is well worth your while here. After some good flights before I arrived on 4 January, we … Continue reading

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Red Bull X-Alps 2017 – Episode 10 France

Late on day 12 I finally crossed by air into France for the first time of the race. It was the last night of the race, but the adventures weren’t over yet.

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Red Bull X-Alps 2017 – Episode 9 Matterhorn

Matter tal this morning. Have tagged Matterhorn turn point and climbing up to Italian border on foot #redbullxalps A post shared by Nick Neynens (@nneynens) on Jul 13, 2017 at 3:40am PDT The main obstacle on day 12 was to … Continue reading

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Red Bull X-Alps 2017 – Episode 8 Italian lakes

On day ten (yes, a rather long race this year), I needed to put some points on the board after the hit and miss diversion of my northern sojourn. I slept alone at a mountain hut, waking up in time … Continue reading

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Red Bull X-Alps 2017 – Episode 7 northern sojourn

Day 8 and 9 saw me take a large detour, some kind of nostalgia for the 2015 route perhaps. Initially, on day 7, I drifted north off the route because I could not stay on the route without landing early (in … Continue reading

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