Thoughts about type-2 fun

"Type 2 fun is miserable while it’s happening, but fun in retrospect. It usually begins with the best intentions, and then things get carried away. Riding your bicycle across the country. Doing an ultramarathon. Working out till you puke, and, usually, ice and alpine climbing. " REI fun scale When people hear that you like to... Continue Reading →

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Race report – Tromsø Mountain HalvUltra 25 km

This race was just yesterday, so I'm still quite excited about it and my legs are just starting to hurt. With 25 km and over 1000 meters of elevation gain this was by far the longest and most demanding race I have participated in so far. The second longest was the 15 km trail run... Continue Reading →

On the 20th of May I participated in the Estrela Grande trail run, in the portuguese Serra da Estrela. I was going to be in the area anyways, since I'm currently writing on a hiking guide for northern Portugal. While looking online for some races I could participate in, I stumbled upon this 15 k... Continue Reading →

Camino del Norte, Irún – Santander

This May we unexpectedly got the chance to go on another trip together. May is not really the ideal month for a trip to the mountains, it's somewhere between winter and summer (you might call it spring), which usually means a lot of snow left and high floods from the snow melt. So we decided... Continue Reading →

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