Hiking injury: One of many rest breaks with my hiking injury on the PCT

How to deal with a hiking injury on a long-distance hike

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Imagine you are out there on the AT, CDT, PCT or any other long-distance trail and you get injured. Is it the end? How should you react? What should you do? On day ten I was knocked out by a hiking injury on the Pacific Crest Trail. Find out how I managed to have a great comeback and continue my hike on the PCT!
View from the Similaun 3606m

Day 7: Climbing the Similaun 3606m

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A major highlight of the tour is summitting the Similaun at 3606m! Fully equipped with crampons and ropes and accompanied by three mountain guides we hike through fields of crevasses on the Similaun glacier. The summit is our reward! A great final for a great tour!
Visit Frozen Fritz - Vent to Similaun hut

Day 6: Visiting Frozen Fritz - the Iceman

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Day 6 of the Alpine Crossing starts with a short cimb and a very idyllic rest break at the Martin-Busch-hut. After watching the marmots play we hike on and it gets more demanding. As one of the highlight of the tour we visit the famous discovery place of the glacier mummy Frozen Fritz. Come with me and get to know this cold guy!
Braunschweiger hut to Vent via Alpine panorama trail

Day 5: Alpine Panorama Trail

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Day 5 of the Euroean Alpine Crossing will show us how a famous ski area looks like in sommer. We will hike on a well-known alpine panorama trail and enjoy stunning views on our way to the village of Vent, an old mountaineering village.
Zams to Braunschweiger hut

Day 4: Zams to Braunschweiger hut

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Today we will take the mountain railway, enjoy the very scenic alpine panorama and hike through a valley formed by glaciers. Our goal is the Braunschweiger hut at an elevation of 2760m. We will even meet an unusual animal on our way. Curious?
Memminger hut to Zams

Day 3: Memminger hut to Zams

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On day 3 of the Alpine Crossing we face our first major descent. Starting at Memminger hut we have to ascent first and climb over a mountain pass. From there it's all downhill. But definitely not easy at all. There are lots of challenges waiting before we finally reach the village Zams in the valley.
Kemptner hut to Memminger hut

Day 2: Kemptner hut to Memminger hut

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On day 2 of the Alpine Crossing we will cross the border into Austria. Descending through a beautiful valley, passing by a waterfall we will make our way to one of the main attractions of the regions! At the end of the day we will even hike in snow climbing up to over 2000 meters!
From Oberstdorf to Kemptner Hut

Day 1: Oberstdorf to Kemptner Hut

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Come with me on the famous Alpine Crossing from Oberstdorf to Meran! On day 1 we will hike through mountain meadows and along mountain streams from Oberstdorf to Kemptner hut at an elevation of 1844 meters.
Crossing the European Alps

Crossing the European Alps

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Crossing the European Alps is one of the must-do hiking trails in Europe! Lush green mountain meadows, crystal clear streams and impressive rock formations will guide you on your way from Oberstdorf to Meran. Get to know the tour and all essential details you need to know for the hike!
Fijian culture - Staying with locals - Amazing beach on Kadavu Island

Fijian culture

Stranded in a local Fijian village by accident, I got some unique insights into the Fijian culture. While hiking through the jungle in flip-flops I discovered beautiful lakes and explored an abandoned hotel ruin. Come and join me on my Fijian adventure and take part in a traditional Fijian beach picnic!
PCT gear review Clothes hanging on my tent in Warner Springs

PCT gear review

Did people ever tell you "I like your pants"? Did you hike your fastest miles to wash deet out of your backpack? Or has an umbrella ever been your only shelter? All this happened to me and my gear on the Pacific Crest Trail. Curious?