Alp Flix

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Bivio 1769m – Alp Flix 1963m – Alp Suregn 1836 m – Tinizong – Savognin 1203 m – Cunter 1182m Distance: 23km

Mettmen Hike

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Mettmen 1608m – Matzlenfurggelen 1913 m – Kärpfstäfeli – Mettmen 3 hrs walk We planned to hike to the beautiful Ängisee and then to Leglerhütte which I visited one year ago.

Morteratsch Hike & Boval Hütte

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Morteratsch 1896m – Boval Hütte 2495m – Morteratsch 1896m 11 km / Ascent & descent 600 m / 3hrs 45 min The route from Morteratsch to Boval Hütte is part of the Bernina Trek. One month ago I did five sections of the Trek  but two more sections remained to be done. I was happy…

Bernina Trek Day 3

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Spinas 1815m –  – Alp Suvretta 2128m – Jenatsch Hütte 2652m – Val d’Agnel – Gletschersee – Chamanna Jenatsch Spinas Berghotel Joyful Spinas Berghotel and a wonderful breakfast. Their selection of home-made bread was simply a delight!

Bernina Trek Day 2

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Chamanna d‘Es-cha 2594m – Fuorcla Gualdana 2494m – Punt Granda 2265m   – Ospiz Albulapass 2312m – Crap ALV Laiets 2303m – Fuorcla Crap Alv pass 2466m – Spinas 1815m Time: 6 hrs // Distance: 18km  // Descent: 1000m

Bernina Trek Day 1

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Madulain 1697m – Chamanna d‘Es-cha 2594m Distance: 5.5km / Ascent: 900m / Time: 3 hrs Around midday, I arrived at the trailhead, Madulain, a cute train station of the Rhätische Bahn. I was the only one to get off the train which made me wonder if I would be the only one on the trail.

North Vancouver Island – some thoughts

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The beauty of nature and human exploitation Compared to South Vancouver Island where we traveled four years ago, we noticed that in the north the provincial parks are side by side with logging and mining, like in a symbiosis. Whereas the parks clearly take advantage of the mining and logging activities.

Last day in Vancouver Island – Strathcona Provincial Park

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After yesterday’s long hike, we settled for short walks in the Gold River area on our last day in Strathcona Provincial Park. The first stroll led us to “Lady Falls”. Bigger than expected, we stood on the falls viewpoint platform and were splashed by the mist and the cold morning breeze. It did not take…