Category: Hiking

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”

Murgsee Round-Hike

Merlen (1099m) – Gspon – Unter Mürtschen – Ober Mürtschen – Murgseefurggel (1985m) – Murgsee – Mornen Alp – Mornen 5.5 h, 900 m up and down, 15 km There are many ways to reach Murgsee. The circular hiking trail around the Mürtschenstock towards… Continue Reading “Murgsee Round-Hike”

Pragelpass to Silberen

Pragelpass (1550m) – Alp Älpli (1746m)- Silbernalp (1892m) – Silberen (2319m) – Butzenalp (1780m) – Pragelpass 5.5 h (walking time), 13.5 km, 900m ascent & descent During my last hike, I saw another pass behind the Klöntalersee leading to a valley called Muoatatal which… Continue Reading “Pragelpass to Silberen”

Hike around Mürtschenstock

6h, 17 km, 900 m ascent, 1’400 m descent ; Filzbach – Berghaus Habergschwänd 1’278 m – Talalpsee 1’086 m – Spaneggsee 1’425 m – Mürtschenfurggel 1’840 m – Obstalden 685 m We drove by the imposing Mürtschenstock next to the Walensee probably more… Continue Reading “Hike around Mürtschenstock”

Hiking in Adelboden Day 2 – Bütschi

Bergläger 1491m – Bütschi Wasserfall – Luegli 2138m – Hahnenmoos – Geils – Bergläger 1491m Another sunny day and a blue sky! Today’s hike is going up along the stream of Bütschi to Luegli. Adelboden is a popular skiing destination which in summer turns… Continue Reading “Hiking in Adelboden Day 2 – Bütschi”

Hiking in Adelboden Day 1

This is our second time in Adelboden. In 2017 I was on the Via Alpina route and Philippe joined me for Kandersteg to Adelboden hike. The path from Kandersteg to Adelboden stayed vividly in my head. The steep, rocky Bunderchrinde pass was the scariest… Continue Reading “Hiking in Adelboden Day 1”

Aabachtobel Hike on a former coal mine site

12km, 2h40m / Horgen – Hegimoos – Steinacher – Au – Horgen This afternoon we made a pleasant walk into a gorge in Horgen (Aabachtobel).  The moist banks of the little stream Aabach were full of bear garlic flowers and distinctive garlic smell was… Continue Reading “Aabachtobel Hike on a former coal mine site”

Alp Flix

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

Mettmen Hike

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.