The GR20 long-distance hiking trail crosses the Mediterranean island of Corsica almost entirely from north to south. Measuring 180 km over steep and technical terrain, it is one of the toughest long-distance treks in Europe.
Looking for an interesting challenge in Norway this summer, I decided to climb Norway’s and Scandinavia’s highest mountain: Galdhøpiggen.
Multiday mountain hikes, ultramarathons and even simple strolls in the forest become much more challenging when you have to take care of one or more little ones. Luckily, there is some great gear out there to help you maintain an active lifestyle.
In June 2016 I finished my first ultramarathon: The 10 Peaks in the Lake District. In this article you can read about my preparation and the experience of running 73 km and climbing 5600 metres in one day.
Surprisingly, close to Amsterdam there are some beautiful natural areas that lend themselves perfectly to trail running. In this post I want to share with you some of my favourite trails near Amsterdam.
5 basic tips that will help you to train for your first mountain ultramarathon.