Tag Archives: Planning

The Peak Puzzle: What’s the best time of the year to climb?

As every mountaineer knows, there is usually a limited time in the year when you can climb high peaks. Depending on the hemisphere and local climate, this usually is in the summer (higher latitudes) or in the dry season (near … Continue reading

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Preparation is a full-time job

I knew this would be a logistical challenge: Getting all the gear for the bike and the climbs, researching routes, flights, bus and ferry schedules, expeditions, visa, health preparations, insurances, technical gadgets, testing everything ahead of time etc. This is … Continue reading

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How did you come up with this idea?

Some people have asked me: How did you come up with this specific idea for such a big adventure? Below I shed some light on this by giving you the context in which this idea came about. When I was … Continue reading

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