A Quick & Dirty Guide to the Pyrenean Haute Route

The Pyrenean Haute Route (or HRP for Haute Randonnée Pyrénéenne) is an approximately 800 km (497 mi) traverse of one of Europe’s most beautiful mountain ranges. Stretching from the Atlantic ocean to the Mediterranean sea, it criss-crosses the natural boundary … Continue reading

Chamonix to Zermatt: The Walker’s Haute Route

The Walker’s Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt, takes the hiker on a visually stunning journey between Europe’s two most iconic mountains – Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn. Along the way, the trail passes by 10 of the 12 highest … Continue reading

A Quick & Dirty Guide to the Tour du Mont Blanc

The Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB) is a spectacular multi-day trek around Western Europe’s highest peak (4807 m / 15,771 ft). Passing through France, Italy and Switzerland, it takes the hiker on an alpine tour de force of snow capped peaks, … Continue reading