Monthly Archives: January 2013

Ski touring: Cime de Guilie – Sangue

Just two weeks after the 174 km of the Spine Challenger, I didn’t feel like trail running again and since the snow conditions are pretty good, I went Ski touring in the Mercantour National Park. I made a classic 16 km loop starting in BorĂ©on, crossing the Vacherie des Erps and climbing up to the […]
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Spine Challenger Ultra-trail: report and photos

Philippe is recovering well ten days after his first place on the Spine Challenger a 174km non-stop race. The story, map, track, results and 55 photos are available on race report. The next big race will be the Ultra Trail Mt. Fuji in Japan in April. It is a 161 km and +9,000 meters ultra-trail […]
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Spine Challenger Ultra-trail: 1st place

I just came back from UK where I won and set a new record of 32h18 on the Spine Challenger, a 108 miles / 173 km non-stop ultra-trail. The rough trail follows the Pennine Way from Edale to Hawes. Runners have 60 hours to complete the race and have to carry food, water, sleeping bag, […]
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