Welcome to Alpine Duo, personal couples blog where we want to share our outdoor adventures with some personal input but also GPX files, pictures, or amateur guiding advice. Most of the content is related to skiing/ski-touring, MTBing, hiking or climbing.

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Zwiesel trails mtb - Oct 19

Zwiesel trails mtb - Oct 19

2 minute read

When we hiked to Salzburger Hochtron yesterday (I will provide report later this week), there were 2 near peaks in our interest. Zweisel and Hochstaufen. We spotted a ridge walk between these two. What about mtb in this area? There are plenty trails starting from Bad Reichenhall. Our plan was to follow as many trails as we could in one day. [ Read More... ]

Salzburger Hochtron hike  - Oct 19

Salzburger Hochtron hike - Oct 19

1 minute read

I have been in the bike saddle most of the time in the recent days. We used every spare evening or weekend to go on wheels. The Indian summer was surprisingly long and sunny. The last Saturday was different as we decided to go to Salzburger Hochtron. You can spot the lift station from the highway when entering Germany. There is a rock wall that you do not need to climb (you can though) but rather just cross via a hiking trail. [ Read More... ]

Around Hochries mtb - Oct 19

Around Hochries mtb - Oct 19

2 minute read

This week was full of bike trips. Yesterday bike tour was quite demanding for me, it was mainly due to steep climbing sections with rough terrain. Not to mention, I almost cut my shifter cable on the second climb (had to repair it). I was expecting less demanding tour today. Unfortunately it was not, bike tour around Hochries takes about 5 hours and ascending +/- 1600m. [ Read More... ]

Around Brünnstein mtb - Oct 19

Around Brünnstein mtb - Oct 19

2 minute read

I found good rated bike tour around Brünnstein where I have not been yet. I was in Sudelfeld with Danka the previous year. We did not go to Brünnsteinhaus but turned earlier to cross Austria to go to Thiersee. [ Read More... ]