Spending time in the mountains is to me as essential as breathing. When I have spent much time at sea or confined to an area devoid of noticeable loftiness the mountain itch creeps back in. That is why in spring of 2018 I was very excited to be offered a […]

High Peaks of Austria: Part 1 – Similaun


In June this year I had a month of vacation time. I had planned to spend that time in Austria, but because of a break-up those plans needed to be changed. I still had plane tickets to Munich, so I came up with alternatives of things I could do. The […]

Zugspitze: Top of Germany


I am a mountain person. Climbing mountains is how I feel alive and happy. There is a goal and in order to reach that goal I must fight through obstacles, both physical and mental ones. So when I saw that there was a slight two-day weather window after a period […]

Hochfeiler: Top of the Zillertal Alps