Switzerland: The Eggerhorn

Today was supposed to be an early rise to catch a train and bus before ascending Sparrhorn at 3021m. I didn’t fancy the journey time, though and for the past few years had my eye on another mountain closer to our base in Fiesch; The Eggerhorn, at 2503m, sitting high above Fiesch. In hindsight, theContinue reading “Switzerland: The Eggerhorn”

Switzerland: Aletsch Glacier

A great day spent walking the rocky path above the edge of the glacier, starting from Bettmergrat cable car station (2647m). The way can be narrow and undulates to negotiate rockfall, but it steadily makes its descent to Marjelesee, where it is possible to access the glacier. Diane took the opportunity to all but crawlContinue reading “Switzerland: Aletsch Glacier”