Category Archives: Trail

Alpinism and Trail running around Cervinia

Fun weekend with Anna in Italy; we climbed Breithorn the fist day and ran around Valtournenche and Cervinia the second day. A good combo of 40km and +2200m in a very scenic place. Matterhorn seen from Breithorn (© A. Gatta)
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Trail: Buet Traverse (Aiguilles Rouges)

The Mont Buet is one of the best viewpoint in the valley and for those looking for a scenic and challenging trail, the North South traverse is a good choice. North ridge of Mont Buet (© P. Gatta)
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Summer hikes and trails

Lucky with the weather, I had a busy summer leading clients in the Massif. It is now time to sort out the photos, walk less and run more… ;-) Glaciers, Mont-Blanc Massif (¬© P. Gatta)
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Trail: around Tete des Fours (Mont-Blanc Massif)

Long day in the hill today leading clients in the Southeastern part of Mont-Blanc Massif. We have been rewarded with amazing colors and views. Jovet Lake (© P. Gatta)
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Alpi-Trail: Crochues Traverse (Aiguilles Rouges)

The Crochues Traverse is one of the most classic scrambling of the Aiguilles Rouges. After a quick climb, we switched to trail running to Col des Montets and Argentière, enjoying a full day outdoor. View from the top of Aiguilles Crochues (© P. Gatta)
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Trail: around Aiguilles Rouges

A bit of “green” today along the Trail des Aiguilles Rouges. Anna and I were alone from Br√©vent to Anterne and Salenton, what a place! Trail around Aiguilles Rouges, Fiz and Anterne in the background (¬© P. Gatta)
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Ski: Pointe de la Terrasse (Aiguilles Rouges)

Pointe de la Terrasse is a small peak South of Barrage d’Emosson (Dam). It is a very popular ski tour in spring when the road to Emosson Dam is open. Pointe de la Terrasse is a perfect balcony offering stunning views over the Mont Blanc Massif. Pointe de la Terrasse. Aiguille Verte in the background […]
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Via Alpina – Traverse of the Alps (7 countries): story and photos

Here is the story and 30+ photos of our traverse of the Alps along the Via Alpina. Via Alpina (© Anna Gatta)
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Trail: Gorges de l’Ardeche (France)

After a couple of climbing days in Seynes and Russan -a bit too polished, and old style for our taste- we went to the Gorges de l’Ardeche for a great to trail running day. There was too much water to cross Ardeche river, so we had to improvise some off trail sections to complete our […]
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Via Alpina: Traverse of the Alps in Wider Magazine

Check out the story and photos of our traverse of the Alps in the latest issue of Wider, the Outdoor magazine. Via Alpina (© Wider)
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