Walking in the Alps in Autumn

Walking in the Alps in Autumn

Why Autumn is a great time to go walking in the French Alps The end of summer is seen by many as the end of the walking season. However out here in the French Alps we love the Autumn months and consider them to be some of the most exciting times to be out on the...
Mountain Day Hike Packing List

Mountain Day Hike Packing List

Mountain Day Hike Packing List Hiking in the mountains is one of the best day trips out there. We absolutely love it. A hiking day trip offers an amazing way to get some fresh air and burn a lot of calories while seeing some of the most spectacular scenery. Everything...
Morzine 3 Peaks Challenge

Morzine 3 Peaks Challenge

Morzine 3 Peaks Challenge There are 3 mountain peaks that loom large over the town of Morzine: Pointe de Nantaux, Pointe de Ressachaux and Pointe de Nyon. All 3 mountain summits are over 2000m and involve over 1000m of vertical incline if trekking to the top of each...
What is Yin Yoga?

What is Yin Yoga?

What is Yin Yoga and what are it’s benefits for me? There are many different types of yoga out there, with a lot of different names being thrown around – for the beginner it is difficult to know which one is right for you. Here we explain a style of yoga that...
Stretches and Yoga Poses pre and post Hiking

Stretches and Yoga Poses pre and post Hiking

There is a myriad of reasons as to why yoga is good for the body, and specifically in regards to hiking. Yoga complements hiking by: Stretching out sore muscles Increasing your body’s full range of motion Strengthening muscles Improving balance Helping to prevent...
Mountain Yoga and Mindful Hiking

Mountain Yoga and Mindful Hiking

Yoga in the Alps Yoga is an activity that is increasingly popular all over the globe, with many different styles on offer, particularly complementing other sports such as running, cycling and hiking. You name it, yoga has a good stretch for it. And yoga doesn’t just...