Category: Hiking

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”

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”

Spitzmeilen Hütte

Maschgenkamm (2008m)  – Spitzmeilenhütte (2087m) – Fursch – Maschgenkamm; 13km in distance We originally planned to do the Mürtschenstock round tour but we missed a highway exit which made us lose considerable time. So we gave up our original idea and instead did a… Continue Reading “Spitzmeilen Hütte”