Staff Adventures

Why we changed from Undiscovered Alps to Undiscovered Mountains!

It all started in 2005 when Sally, the company’s current director, founded Undiscovered Alps. Originally from Great Britain, she fell in love with the Southern French A ...

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Why ski touring is becoming the new winter sport of choice!

The methodical ski up with it’s calming and almost meditative, dreamy effect was suddenly broken with a rush of adrenalin as I tried to master kick turns on a steep, ic ...

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Ski Mountaineering - Exploring the Caves of Dévoluy on Skis!

The Heroic Crossing!!When I moved to the Devoluy 3 years ago, I would never have imagined myself skiing into one of the caverns of Devoluy and then climbing through it wi ...

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The Ultimate Cardio Challenge - A Cross Country Ski Marathon!

The 2013 Trans' Champsaurin 42km cross country ski race qualifies for my top ten most difficult physical challenges experienced so far in my 'nearly' 40 years!! I was ver ...

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Fell (Trail) Running in the Alps - The Gapencimes Trail Race

A long time ago, before children and when I lived in the UK, I used to fell run. I even once did the Saunders Mountain Marathon and came an amazing last out of the 40% of ...

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