Alpine Passes Cycle

Push Your Limits: New Challenging Cycling Trips

Looking for an active cycling holiday but want a more exhilarating challenge? We’ve just added two new challenging cycling routes to our ever-growing ‘Challenging’ category of trips that will test even the most experienced cyclists. Our demanding yet rewarding level 5 cycling trips aren’t for the faint hearted and require an excellent level of fitness.…

The Italian Dolomites - a walkers paradise

Hiking in the Alps: 10 Walks to add to your Bucket List

Europe offers a plethora of walks, but where to start if you want to go hiking in the Alps? Here are 10 breathtaking alpine walks that have been rated 4.5 stars or higher by UTracks travellers and should be ‘high’ up on every keen hiker’s bucket list.   1. Chamonix to Zermatt ‘Trekkers Haute Route’ The ‘High Route’…

European Alps refuge accommodation

Alps Accommodation: Dorms or Private rooms?

Is staying in dormitory-style accommodation all it’s cracked up to be or is it worth paying extra and upgrading to a private room on your alpine walking holiday? This question doesn’t have a straightforward answer. It comes down to a matter of personal taste and a range of factors. Understanding what type of traveller you…