Adrenaline junkies are rushing to the mountains with the variety of extreme sports and micro-adventures starting to give summer an edge over winter...Read More
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People ask, what's the best way to get fit for skiing? The best answer is to never be unfit. What better way to work on balance for skiing than via SUP yoga in the summer on a mountain lake?..
Waking up yesterday morning, I couldn't believe that I was pulling on running gear about to do the 12km long, 1063m vertical challenge that is the stamina-testing Defi du Granon, Again.
Why has our Backcountry Editor got his skis out at the height of summer? Because with heat guaranteed, now is a good time to apply the new DPS Phantom permanent base treatment...
After the crazy hot temperatures of the previous week, when cycling in the Haute Alpes we now have another weather phenomenon to deal with, the lottery of mid to late afternoon storms...
A 1,350m climb up the classic Col du Galibier or a 5 hour 116km circuit up Col d'Izoard are always tough but with 40C in the Haute Alps cycling becomes a gruelling test of stamina - and salt reserves...
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