Words by Kona Ambassador Markus Zieher.
Freeriding in an area which is normally not rideable but smoothed by tons of snow? It makes more sense with skis but let’s try it with the bike.
Together with photographer Christian
We were on our way to the zone after an early
The hard surface was grippy but at the same time it was tricky not to catch some soft spots and get thrown over the handlebars. A few hours later the sun was high up and we called it for that morning session.
After a short Coffee to warm up we drove to the next spot. There is this red train which winds its way through the mountains. It´s called the Bernina express. We wanted to get a shot together with the train. After we checked the timetable we had a time window for when the train would
It was a mean waiting game with the heavy cold wind and the below-freezing temperatures. Chris and I were freezing cold and I wanted to quit… but Chris was sure that the train would come the next minute. And so it was. I rushed back and rode down. In the end the shot came together.
The next day we went skiing on that white stuff and enjoyed another facet of the winter.