Search results for: “grimsel”

  • The Grimsel Snake

    The “Grimsel Snake” (“Grimselschlange”) is a cloud formation in the mountain region between canton Bern and Wallis, where the clouds pour over the ridge slowly like water when the humidity and wind combine in the right direction. Here’s a time-lapse video I filmed of it from the Furka Bélvèdere car park in 2016.

  • Red Mini Cooper

    A familiar array of “adventures” which I feel fortunate to regularly enjoy.

  • I occasionally receive emails from people all over the world, who find my photos and blog and want to know which places in Switzerland are unmissable for their upcoming trip. The most recent one has inspired me to make a series of blog posts in response, the first of which covers the high altitude mountain…

  • It’s not all about the size.

  • Hiking amongst the glacial screes

    Walking into the middle of nowhere from the heights of the Furka Pass.

  • Oberaar, Switzerland

    Hiking along the milky Oberaarsee to the ice cave at the terminus of the Oberaar glacier.

  • The first part of my personal retrospective of a year which – to my eternal relief – wasn’t as bad on a personal level as it could easily have been.

  • A personal history of computer desktop wallpaper, a Microsoft Switzerland competition in which you can take part, and some free landscape photos for you to download.

  • A solitary hiker walks the remote, single-track high alpine road between the Oberaarsee lake and the Grimsel Pass road, in canton Bern.

  • Immersive 360° spherical video

    Technology introduced by YouTube last year allows you to click, drag and change your point of view inside a video: watching the action and looking around the camera in any direction.

  • Gries Pass

    Attempting to get away from baking temperatures, we headed for the mountains and a hike across summer snow fields to the Gries glacier.

  • I decided to take advantage of glorious warm weather and the Easter bank holiday to visit the closed stretch of road near the upper reaches of the Susten pass in Switzerland.

  • All good things come to an end, and it’s time to say farewell to my trusty Avant.

  • Susten Pass, Switzerland

    Finding a magnificent view of a scene I know well, by going up a little road and turning a corner.

  • Away from the world

    The alpine passes in early or late season offer a reminder to the untamed nature of the mountains.