Monthly Archives: July 2015

Bietenlueke

   Just for a change of pace today, we woke up to clouds blanketing the village and the valley. By blanketing, I mean you couldn’t see a thing. I got up at 6. I looked out the window and immediately … Continue reading

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Eiger trail

   I’m pretty sure that today was my favourite day so far. On a scale of 1 – 10, let’s call it a 9.5. I have to leave a bit of wiggle room there to leave space for even more … Continue reading

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Bern and hiking in Wengen

   This was the plan: Ellen to hike up the Schilthorn and Julie and I to take the train to Bern – do a bit of shopping and view the old town. Is it any surprise that our first stop … Continue reading

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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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Überhornsee

    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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