108 mi. / 174 km5 days
Tour du Mont Blanc44 Dec 12 Montanus EuropeA spectacular alpine route circling the massif of Mont Blanc — the roof of the Old Continent — and crossing the borders of Italy, France and Switzerland. Once considered a horrific place, inhabited by demons and dragons, turns out to be an incredible display of alpine beauty where sheer granite walls rise between impending glaciers, long gravelly moraines, meadows and enchanted valleys.
240 mi. / 386 km5 days
Swamp Thing Trail: Exploring The Estonian Taiga23 Oct 25 Montanus EuropeThere is a trail in the northeast of the old continent that crosses a medley of floodplain taiga, quicksand, swamp, meadows, bogs, and intercepts the East-Atlantic migratory path of Arctic waterfowl. This place holds a multitude of rivers and lakes that lead to the extraordinary and isolated coasts of the Baltic Sea. Welcome to the wild heart of Estonia.
The White Rim: MONTANUS in the Utah desert2 Jun 7 Montanus / plog
Sometimes I think back to my childhood, when I returned hastily from school to board the USS Enterprise with Captain Kirk and “explore strange new worlds, to seek other forms of life and civilization… to go where no man has gone before.”
The Cold Vein4 Nov 6 Montanus / video
“The call of the mountain is even stronger during winter, when the snow breaks the tree-tops and the cold weather freezes the bones.” The Cold Vein is a short film about a winter bikepacking adventure filmed by the duo called Montanus, The Wild Side.