Waterfall near Schwarzsee
Freiburg Region ¦ 2023-05-22
Ascent through the karst area in the Breccaschlund to the Col du Chamois and via Recardets back down to Schwarzsee. Small detour to the picturesque waterfall shortly before the end.
On holy waters
Valais ¦ 2023-05-12
A head for heights and surefootedness are a must if you want to walk the Wyssa Suone in the wildly romantic Gredetschtal. It is unimaginable how daring the builders had to be back in the old days (15th century!).
Along the BLS railway
Valais ¦ 2023-05-05
Hike along the Bern Lötschberg Simplon railway from Ausserberg to Brig. Mediterranean vegetation in the middle of the Alps.
Visperi water channel
Valais ¦ 2023-04-27
Spring hike from Visp to Brig-Glis along the Visperi water channel, which was restored a few years ago. In addition to airy sections, the hike also offers an insight into the forest fire area of 2011.
Snowshoetour with heart
Valais ¦ 2023-04-02
Another round tour on the Moosalp in perfect snowshoe weather. With its moors, this region also has a lot to offer in summer.
Valais ¦ 2023-03-28
Winter conditions on the Moosalp: in untracked powder snow via Breitmatte to Stand.
Valais ¦ 2023-03-21
In spring-like temperatures from Belalp to the Tyndall monument and via Aletschbord back to Chiematte.
Gone with the wind
Valais ¦ 2023-03-17
In the windstorm on the Simplon Pass, winterly on the way with snowshoes, while in the valley the snowdrops are already in bloom.
Valais ¦ 2023-03-14
Round trip to the Stalen Chapel not far from Reckingen in the Goms. The pilgrimage chapel is considered a place of power for many believers.
Valais ¦ 2023-03-13
Tour at the back of the Goms valley with views as far as the Weisshorn. You won’t find hungry guests on the Hungerberg.
Bernese Oberland ¦ 2023-03-09
Inside the Meiringen-Hasliberg ski area, there are plenty of hidden corners that can be explored on snowshoes.
Bench with a view
Valais ¦ 2023-02-24
This bench with a view of the Mischabel group, Matterhorn and Weisshorn on the Gebidum above Visperterminen invites you to take a break.
Valais ¦ 2023-02-23
Another tour in the Rothwald – Wasenalp area and again a new discovery: a sauna in the forest.
Off the beaten tracks
Valais ¦ 2023-02-17
A tour in the solitude of the Binntal to Hockbode above the hamlet of Feld. There wasn’t a soul in sight.
Valais ¦ 2023-02-16
Monument in honour of John Tyndall on the Belalp. The Irish scientist, explorer and alpinist was one of the first climbers of the Weisshorn.
Valais ¦ 2023-02-14
Reconnaissance tour to the Galmihorn hut in Obergoms. Magnificent view over the high valley with the Weisshorn and Matterhorn on the horizon.
Evening tour on the Simplonpass
Valais ¦ 2022-02-11
On the way on the Simplon Pass together with the Edelweiss Club Holzji. Colourful sky at the beginning of the blue hour.
Hohgant round trip
Bernese Oberland and Emmental ¦ 2023-02-07 – 2023-02-09
Further education module winter 2. Application tour around Hohgant. Perfect snow conditions and bright sunshine all along.
Fondue and full moon
Valais ¦ 2022-02-04
Full moon evening tour again in the Simplon region. Delicious Fondue at Berggasthaus Wasenalp.
Valais ¦ 2023-02-03
Afternoon snowshoe hike in the Simplon region: Wintrigmatte – Bärufalle – Dooruwaldji.
Larch trees in hoar frost
Valais ¦ 2023-02-02
Morning glory: young larch trees in hoar frost and an open window towards Glishorn on Rosswald.
Valais ¦ 2023-01-28
From Blatten up to the hamlet of Egga and on via Aletschbord to Belalp. Unusual view towards the greatest glacier in the alps from the southwest: Aletsch glacier.
Deflation basin in the magic valley
Valais ¦ 2023-01-27
Deflation basin around a boulder created by strong wind activity. Day tour in the Lötschental from Hockenhorngrat via Lötschenpasshütte – hospitality! – to Lauchernalp.
Natural preserve Binntal
Valais ¦ 2023-01-26
From Feld first with little snow to Brunnubiel with a glimpse of the farthest part of the valley of Binn. Return via Eggerebode.
Valais ¦ 2023-01-24
On the way in the Rothwald area, this funny figure shows the way.
Barn meets Mischabel
Valais ¦ 2023-01-20
Above Naters not far from Belalp to the hamlet of Holzji with plenty of powder snow and cold temperatures. Winter has arrived at last.
Valais ¦ 2023-01-19
Ascent along the 36 trail Rosswald panorama terrace. The view down to Brig and the upper Valais all along to Pfynwood and mountains of the lower Valais is unique.
Traces in the snow
Valais ¦ 2023-01-17
In villainous weather in the forest again to Wasenalp. Many animal tracks, especially from the snow hare.
Valais ¦ 2023-01-10
Marvellous day with perfect snowshoe conditions North of Simplonpass. Unusual view on the king of Lötschental: the Bietschhorn.
Valais ¦ 2023-01-07
Field work during another further education on the subject of winter. Plenty of information about scenery, snow and avalanches.
Bernese Oberland ¦ 2023-01-05
Due to lack of snow it was possible to walk alongside the supposed slope with snowshoes to the summit of Hochsträss. Nice view on Eiger northface.
Bernese Oberland ¦ 2022-12-27
Snowshoe tour alongside the hut of herb dwarf to Gummen. Sly fox was here before us.
Dom and Täschhorn in the sun
Valais ¦ 2022-12-12
On behalf of Zermatters with young students on the way between Furi and Zermatt.
Valais ¦ 2022-11-27
New season start with first winter hike from Riederalp towards Kühboden. More snow than expected for the time of year at 2000m.a.s.l.
Valais ¦ 2022-10-30
Off on Stockalper’s trail from Simplon pass via Gälmji and Lentritz, and back to marvellous Simplon.
Valais ¦ 2022-10-28
The Lötschental presents itself in magnificent autumnal colours. From Fafleralp via Guggialp to the architecturally unique Anen hut. Return via the glacier ramp and Lake Grund. Golden moments!
Valais ¦ 2022-10.23
Round trip to the Gredetsch valley with a start in the main valley at the river Rhone alongside Mediterranean bushes to the „Oberi“ water channel and back. Meeting the (blacknose) sheep on the way!
Titlis from the South
Bernese Oberand ¦ 2022-10-20
On the less famous side of mount Titlis in the Gadmen valley to the pituresque Gadelouwisee.
Bernese Oberland ¦ 2022-10-19
Evening round trip in the Hasli valley in the land of the dwarves Muggestutz and Raurinde between Bidmi – Lischen and Balisalp.
360 degree view
Bernese Oberland ¦ 2022-10-17
The most beautiful outlook mountain on the border between the Bernese Oberland and Central Switzerland: Mount Hochstollen. Roundtrip via Melchseefrutt and back to the Alpen tower with a glance to the Gauli region.
Bernese Oberland ¦ 2022-10-16
Steep decent from Planplatten to Schlafbielen and on a hunters trail to Bidmi. Unusual view into the Urbachtal, the deepest valley in Europe, which can’t be lived in all year round due to avalanche danger.
Bernese Oberland ¦ 2022-10-15
Even with hazy weather conditions a worthwile hike: Gibel mountain.
Bernese Oberland ¦ 2022-10-11
The high route from Planplatten via Hääggen to Käserstatt is rich in variety. Together with children a ride on monster kick scooters along a wonderful moor is highly recommended.
Bernese Oberland ¦ 2022-10-10
Autumn courier: mushrooms alongside the trail on a stroll towards Mühlefluh / Haslital.
Greatest glacier of the alps
Valais ¦ 2022-10-06
Major round trip from Fiescheralp towards famous lake Märjelen to Riederalp. The Aletsch glacier always in sight. A „must do“ in autumn and Valais – definitely engraved on my heart!
Valais ¦ 2022-10-04
Light footing alongside water channel „Trusera“ . The trail is also doable in winter with snow shoes.
Valais ¦ 2022-10-03
On behalf of Zermatters with a group of young students from Furi to Zermatt.
Graubünden ¦ 2022-09-25
Further education in the Swiss national park with the subject of zoology. Wild animal watching tour to Val Trupchun.
Valais ¦ 2022-09-22
Sensational – the Edelweiss trail in Zermatt. Trift – Alp Höhbalmen – Zmutt. A long but unbeatable mountain ridgeway.
Valais ¦ 2022-09-18
Action for adults and children. Round trip in the „shadow mountains“ inclusive dizzying chain bridge.
Valais ¦ 2022-09-11
Adventurous cable car ride from St. Niklaus to Jungen. A tasty Fondue in the local mountain inn and then by foot back to the deepest valley of Switzerland.
Valais ¦ 2022-09-10
Peer group excursion to Lötschental with the slogan „culinary first“. Delicious Apéritif at Dani’s Lamm and after a short walk a decent lunch on the wonderful terrace at Hotel Edelweiss in Blatten.
Valais ¦ 2022-09-08
On behalf of Zermatters, with a group of American guests from Rotenboden to Riffelsee and back.
Valais ¦ 2022-09-04
Excursion within the further education on the subject of geology to the Moiry hut and back in the beautiful Anniviers valley.
Valais ¦ 2022-09-03
Hike and field instruction on the subject of rocks near Grimentz (Bendolla – Basset de Lona – Lake Moiry) val d’ Anniviers.
Valais ¦ 2022-09-02
Joyful start into the further education module Geology at the shore of river Rhone near wine spot Salgesch. Stone Henge with sanded stones in the watershed area from Furka pass to Pfynwood.
Valais ¦ 2022-08-25
On behalf of Zermatters with a group of Americans to Gornergrat and afterwards hike from Rotenboden to Riffelberg.
Valais ¦ 2022-08-24
Mount Foggenhorn from Belalp and back via alp Nessel and „Nesseri“ water channel to Belalp.
Valais ¦ 2022-08-18
On behalf of Zermatters, 5 lakes tour from Blauherd to Sunnegga. A must do when hiking in Zermatt. My favourite lake: hidden lake Grindji.
Splendid view on Weisshorn
Valais ¦ 2022-07-28
Gasenried – Grat – Mittelberg Ritz and via Alpja back to Gasenried next to Grächen. Little used trail and definitely a hidden gem with astonishing views of Weisshorn.
Valais ¦ 2022-07-25 – 2022-07-26
On behalf of Zermatters local guide for National Geographic to Matterhorn Paradise and on day two Gornergrat. Short hikes on both days.
Bernese Oberland ¦ 2022-07-22
Test hike with animations together with the Peergruop and favoured few guests. Engstlenalp via Arni and alp Baumgarten from Bidmi.
Valais ¦ 2022-07-17
Family hike to the Bordier hut next to Ried glacier. Break at Alpja with a view of Bietschhorn. Climate change leaves ist traces. A new trail is projected.
Bernese Oberland ¦ 2022-07-13
Part of Brienzergrat – somewhere between Augstmatthorn and Harder. Next to Interlaken and part of the Jungfrau Region.
Valais ¦ 2022-07-11
Let beat every child’s heart somewhat higher. Private hike to Hörnlihut at the bottom of the Matterhorn ascent.
Valais ¦ 2022-07-09
Hike from Derborence to la Chaux. Delicous lunch next to a yurt: Rösti decorated with flower blossoms, alongside home-made syrups and beer from a local brewery. A delectation!
Valais ¦ 2022-07-02
On a smugglers trail to Furgguboimlicka. From home near Brig to the Italian border and back.
Bad weather version
Valais ¦ 2022-07-01
Foggy Foggenhorn, but with a white wine out of tin cups at the brink of fog boundary: back heated by the sun through the mist, but unfortunately no view.
Valais – Vaud ¦ 2022-06-26 – 2022-06-29
Tour de Muveran in four days from Pont de Nant round the Grand Muveran. Wonderful, instructive days among like-minded people.