Tag Archives: share my joys

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 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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Southeast Queensland and the NSW border ranges

Ten years after learning to fly in Canungra and I’ve come back to the nest. Lately I’ve been spoilt by mountain flying and exploring new places, and I’ve turned my nose up at flying the same tired old sites over … 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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