Passion Still Means Work

There’s this constant drone that you need only follow your passion, and you won’t have to work; you have your reasons, results will follow; you set priorities, and…

How To Do a Past Year Review – Insights from Looking Back at a Good/Bad Life

With another year ending, a new year beginning, there’s all the usual talk about New Year’s resolutions – or avoiding them in favor of, for example, doing a…

Review: Adidas Terrex Agravic Tech Pro (Winter) Trail Running Shoes

The Adidas Terrex Agravic Tech Pro can easily lead astray, given how much they look like winter boots – but they are capable and deliver a lot of…

Solstice Fire Hiking at the Hohe Salve, Tyrol

In the Kitzbühel area, you have sheer mountains in the south and east, the Wilder Kaiser in the north – and in between, a nice part of the…

Review: Adidas Terrex “Speed Ultra” Trail Running (Racing) Shoes

Adidas provided me with a pair of the Terrex Speed Ultra, but even if they hadn’t, I would have bought them. After the Agravic Tech Pro, I wanted…

Review: Mammut Fast Hiking Gear – Sertig Shirt and Shorts

Mammut finally decided to leave trail running be. Alongside their better-known mountaineering rangem, though, they make gear for mountain fast hiking. With a main colorway in the black-and-white…

Billion-Stars-Hotel: A Relaxed-Dangerous Hike to Escape to a Mountain Night

Sometimes, you just need to get away from your routine, from comfortable commutes from work to home, to TV and the bed. When work got a bit much,…

Ötztal Glacier Trailrun 42k (2021)

Sometimes, I just feel a need to get high… up in the mountains. The Ötztal Glacier Trailrun (link to official site, in German) is one of the events…

Review: Adidas Terrex (Agravic Pro) Trail Running Gear

Adidas offers quite a bit of trailrunning gear through its Terrex brand, with Agravic Pro (Parley) pieces: Terrex Agravic Pro TR T-Shirt and Shorts and Terrex Agravic Pro…