Category: Hiking

Terrasses de Lavaux walk

Pully Port – Lutry – Aaran – Rivaz We made a nostalgic trip back to Lausanne, which was our home for almost 10 years. The purpose of this trip was to see our nephew, who has started his study at EPFL this autumn. But,… Continue Reading “Terrasses de Lavaux walk”

Fantastic Augstmatthorn

Route: Alp Lompbach 1559m – Augstmatthorn 2137m – Suggiture – Harder Kulm 1322m11km, 700m up, 1000m down On a sunny autumn day we went for the fantastic Brienzer ridge hike known for its trulry amazing views. we took the Alpenbus from Interlaken to Lompbach,… Continue Reading “Fantastic Augstmatthorn”

Paula’s first time

Paula, our Brazilian-Swiss friend from Barcelona, came to stay with us for two nights. Our question, whether she would like to go for a small hike was answered positive, so we chose a very nice and easy hike not knowing that this would be… Continue Reading “Paula’s first time”

Family hike to the Carschina Hut

10 km, 200 m up, 600 m downBärgli – Carschinasee – Carschinahütte – Partnunsee – Partnun – St. Antönien This is an easy 4-hour family hike in the impressive Rätikon mountain area. We did the same hike one month ago and thought that such… Continue Reading “Family hike to the Carschina Hut”

An Alpine Stroll

7 km, 200 m up, 550 m downBärgli – Carschinasee – Carschinahütte – Partnun This is a lazy alpine hike, a stunning alpine experience with little sweat, or a mountain experience for the inexperienced (one still needs basic fitness and appropriate equipment). Just a… Continue Reading “An Alpine Stroll”

Via Engadina, S-chanf to Zernez

Via Engiadina, S-chanf to Zernez, 16km, 4.5hrs In the morning the Prättigau Valley was under heavy clouds. But right after the Vereina Tunnel, the blue sky but somewhat fresh temperatures awaited us. It is not unusual for the weather to be considerably different, one… Continue Reading “Via Engadina, S-chanf to Zernez”

Sentiero Panoramico in Bergell

Vicosoprano – Soglio, Distance 9km; 450m ascent and 480m descent / 4hrs (with many breaks) A truly panoramic walk through the narrow and isolated valley of Bergell, with views of formidable-looking Piz Badile (3305m) and other spiky peaks.

Autumn walk from St. Moritz to Sils Maria

St. Moritz – Lake Murezzan – Stanzersee – Lake Marsch – Lake Champfer – Lake Silverplana – Maria Sils, 19 km, 5h This was a beautiful walk along five lakes in the Oberengadin Valley on a cloudy and chilly Saturday morning. Our walk started… Continue Reading “Autumn walk from St. Moritz to Sils Maria”

Schwarzsee – Schönbielhütte – Zermatt Hike

Schwarzsee (2583m) – Stafelalp (2199m) – Schönbielhütte (2694m)- Z’Mutt (1936m) – Winkelmatten (1672m) // Distance 23km,  7h, 600m ascent, 1300m descent Two years ago we went to the famous Hörnlihütte, the main base camp for climbing the Matterhorn. There is another hut which is… Continue Reading “Schwarzsee – Schönbielhütte – Zermatt Hike”

Gornergrat – Riffelsee – Riffelalp Hike

Gornergrat (3089m) – Riffelsee – Riffelberg (2582m) – Riffelalp (2211m) – Winkelmatten (1672m) // 12km, 1400 decent, took forever due to countless breaks We are back to fabulous Zermatt for my belated birthday celebration. Patrick and Katharina kindly let us stay in their Matterhorn-view… Continue Reading “Gornergrat – Riffelsee – Riffelalp Hike”