After having paddled the Reuss river already in 2013, I spent the Saturday with two friends to go down this nice and calm river from Bremgarten until Gebenstorf. It’s a perfect distance for a 1-day trip and can be reached in roughly 30 minutes from Zurich by public transport.

Introduction After returning from the desert in South America, I received the same question from several people : “How do you plan and prepare yourself for such a trip?”. In this 2-post series I intend to provide some answers to this question. Part #1 Planning @ Home considers the planning and preparation tasks I executed before I went on the desert hike. I will primarily discuss the different tools that are available… Read More

On a monthly basis I will publish my reading recommendations which mainly focus on Information Security and Outdoor Sports – but you will also find other recommendations from time to time. All InfoSec Reading Lists can be found here.

In March 2016, I spent some time in the “Torres del Paine National Park” (TdP) in Chile. The park offers plenty of possibilities for hiking and a well maintained hiking infrastructure.

“If you’re doing multi-sport things it’s helpful to be super proficient in at least one of those activities that you’re doing. And that should be the bulk of your first trips. Make the other sports a smaller part. You need to be confident that you’re going to get the most out of your trip.” Steve Fassbinder