Snowshoeing in the Alps - Sunset watched from the Schwarzwasserhut

Snowshoeing in the Austrian Alps

To prepare myself for the snow I was expecting to encounter in the Sierra Nevada during my hike on the Pacific Crest Trail, I booked a snowshoeing tour in the Austrian Alps. The tour took place in the famous Kleinwalsertal and involved climbing the Steinmandl at 1985m, eating some of the best mountain hut food and nearly getting lost in a white-out.
PCT gear list

PCT gear list

Choosing the right gear for a hike on the PCT can be very challenging. In my Lightweight PCT gear list I name every single item I carried with me on the PCT in 2016. Most of my gear stayed with me for the whole hike and I will take most of it with me on my next hike.
The new Lifetimetrails - paperdrafts of my new website

The new Lifetimetrails

In this post I will give a short insight into the work I did for the last weeks and point out where the website Lifetimetrails is going to develop in the future. Moving from a pure hiking blog into a more information based adventure travel blog featuring the best hiking trail information as well as giving unique insights into my life as a traveler. Enjoy reading!