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 (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”
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…”
Zermatt (1620m) – Alterhaupt Edelweiss (1961m) – Trift (2337m) – Schweifinen (2503m) – Zermatt / 900m ascent / 900m descent / 13 km / 6 hrs After going through beautiful houses with balcony full of cheerful flowers in the east side of Zermatt, we found a… Continue Reading “Edelweissweg & Wisshornweg (Trift)”
Convinced that the famous Matterhorn is the most beautiful mountain in the world, Yasuko’s birthday wish was to spend a few days in Zermatt. Our friend Patrick was so kind to let us stay at his studio with a fantastic view of that magnificent… Continue Reading “Hörnlihütte (3260m)”
Blauherd – Stellisee – Fluhalp – Findeln – Winkelmatt It started in the complete fog, when we got out of the gondola at Blauherd this morning….
Trockener Steg – Hirli – Schwarzsee / 7km, not much up and down This trail is a fantastic walk so very close to the towering peak of the Matterhorn. The weather was changing rapidly from grey to shiny blue and then foggy.