Category: Switzerland

Glatt Route 29 – Part I

42 km, 3.5h, Eglisau – Rheinsfelden – Glattfelden – Bülach – Niederglatt – Opfikon – Schwammedingen – Zoo Zurich – Zurich Tiefenbrunnen Today we biked the official, superbly marked Swiss bike route, Glatt-Route 29. We cycled aside the River Glatt, which flows from Greifensee… Continue Reading “Glatt Route 29 – Part I”

Lunghin Pass

Bivio 1769m – Septimer Pass 2310m – Lunghin Pass 2645m – Plaun da Lej (Maloja) 1805m; 5.5 hours of walking This Lunghin Pass is marked as “Wasserscheide” (watershed or water divide point) and from here the water flows north-west to the North Sea, to… Continue Reading “Lunghin Pass”

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.

Walensee Hike

Weesen 428m – Seerenwal 650 m – Quinten 434m 10.5km / Ascent 490 m, Descent 490m / 3 hrs

Autumn colors on Gafäll

A beautiful walk up to Gafäll on an autumn day.

Morteratsch Hike & Boval Hütte

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 … Continue Reading “Morteratsch Hike & Boval Hütte”

Jöriseen – Hidden Jewels in Graubünden

Wägerhus 2207m – Jöriflüelafurgga 2725m – Jöriseen 2489m – Berghaus Vereina 1940m 11km / Ascent 570m / Descent 890m / 4hrs 10min We have been talking about this hike for a couple of years now. I vaguely remembered the Vereina hut and its surroundings… Continue Reading “Jöriseen – Hidden Jewels in Graubünden”

Europaweg on Yasuko‘s Birthday…

Europaweg: Täsch 1438m – Täschalp 2214m – Tufteren 2218m – Winkelmatten 1672m 15km / 1000m ascent / 800m descent / 5.5 hours of walking / a few hours to enjoy the views When asking, as always, what my darling would like to do on… Continue Reading “Europaweg on Yasuko‘s Birthday…”

The Haute Route 2019 – Day 1

Day 1:  Trient (1279m) – Fenêtre d’Arpette (2665m) – Relais d’Arpette (1627m); 1400m ascent / 1000m descent This stretch is the one we had to give up because of the thunder warning during our last Haute Route hike (see the 2015 entry). So I… Continue Reading “The Haute Route 2019 – Day 1”