Author:Coen

Bergun & Davos

In january 2019, Vaal, Jelmer and me went on a 4-day skitrip to Switzerland, basecamp Lenzerheide. The first day we found perfect powder while freeriding in a small ski area nearby Lenzerheide. The second day, we did a big ski tour in Bergun to get...

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Frankenjura

In September and October 2018, I went twice to one of my favorite climbing areas in Northern Europe, the Frankenjura. Fresh air, sleepy villages, short powerfull climbs, schnitzel, Schäufele & Weizen-beers -> this is the Franken. Weather and conditions this fall were perfect for longer periods, so...

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Recovery in the Ecrins, France

Last August I got hit frontally by a fast driving scooter while commuting from work to home at my roadbike. I got seriously injured and even temporarly lost my memory.  With a 'cerebral haemorrhage' and a skull fracture I couldn't think of climbing this year...

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Grande Dru south face – Voie Contamine

By the beginning of July, Harald, Laurens, Jelle and me decided to head to one of the most iconic & dramatic peaks of Chamonix and the western Alps: the Dru's. The 'petit Dru' (3.733m) and 'grande Dru' (3.754m), together refered to as the Dru's or Dru,...

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Skitouring Dutch championships

Long time no posting.. so I'll try to come up with what has happened since.. :) First of all, in March, my buddy Valentijn, my sister & me joined the Dutch National Skimountaineering Championships. It is organized by the Dutch Mounatineering Federation (NKBV) and (part of)...

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Col d’Argentiere & Breche Puiseux

After two days of bad weather (filled with bowling & playing on the piste and just outside the pistes of Argentiere), we managed to make two super nice powder descents mid-february. The first day with clear skies we are a bit frightened for avalanches with...

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Ojo de pez – Ponoig

On January 2nd, Laurens and me have climbed a route called Ojo de Pez on the southeast wall of the Ponoig, a limestone peak close to Benidorm. Perfect weather & conditions made up for a great day out. The climbing was technical and crimpy for...

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Margalef

To start the dark December month with, we went to Margalef for a sportclimbing trip. When you think of Spain, you think about sun, blue skies, t-shirts/shorts and yellow rock walls. Only the latter we found ;) It was bitterly cold and we even got...

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