Monthly Archives: July 2015

Seffinenfurgge and Bryndli

   I suppose the best place to start this post is with sunrise: this is the glory I woke up to this morning. The day could only get better from there. This was the day to tackle Seffinenfurgge, the second … Continue reading

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Mannlichen and more

   Today was officially our rest day – which meant 9.5 hours of hiking with an approximate 1500 metre elevation gain. Now, don’t get me (or us) wrong – none of this hiking was really intentional. Let’s just call it … Continue reading

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Lobhornhutte Hutte and beyond

   Today was another amazing day – about a million times better than I expected. Exaggeration? Who me? It was supposed to be an easy day – a semi day of rest. Ha! We set of on the beautiful Mountain … Continue reading

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√úberhornsee

    Big day today, especially considering altitude, jet lag waking up a few times in the night ( bathrooms, helicopters landing nearby and remembering to take the butter out of the fridge at 2 am)  so – the day: We … Continue reading

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Arrived in Switzerland

    This two photos are the views from my bedroom window. In truth, I keep thinking they should be the view from Julie’s room, but we tossed a coin and I won. All I have to do is get over … Continue reading

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No more sleeps

Really, seriously no more sleeps: so, sure, I did sleep last night (with a few wake-ups) but at 5 a.m. my eyes popped open and that was it for me: no chance of getting back to sleep. However, the way … Continue reading

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One more sleep!!! (and Mount Tzouhalem)

So – I was getting just a tiny bit excited teh last few days – but nothing major. Then, this morning, I began to pack Akkk! Suddenly, all the excitement and nervousness I should have been feeling for the past … Continue reading

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Two Sleeps

That’s right – only two more sleeps and we are off to Switzerland. I am now allowing myself to get a wee bit excited – mainly because¬†the big bulk of my work is done. Just a bit of editing and … Continue reading

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3 Sleeps

Only three sleeps and Julie (see photo above) and I are off to Switzerland! I am still not really excited because it still seems so hard to believe. I think I will get excited on Tuesday when I start packing. … Continue reading

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Maple Mountain and rain

I feel rather remiss that I only took 2 photos today: unheard of! But, it’s the truth. The day was cool (!!!) and overcast. It even sprinkled once as we were ascending. And It started to rain 2 minutes after … Continue reading

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