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Grindelwald First, Switzerland

The mountain restaurant and top cable car station at First, above Grindelwald, affords amazing views down to the valley and to the huge wall of rock opposite: including the famous Eiger North Wall.

Gassenboden, Switzerland

Achieving a long-held goal of hiking from Grindelwald First to the Faulhorn mountain hotel.

First, Grindelwald, Switzerland

A rare shadow self-portrait, on the slopes behind the top cable car station of First, above Grindelwald.

First, Grindelwald, Switzerland

The mountain restaurant and top cable car station at First, above Grindelwald, affords amazing views down to the valley and to the huge wall of rock opposite: including the famous Eiger North Wall.

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First Fliers

Jo’s parents have been with us for the past couple of weeks and one of their requests was to visitĀ First, the mountain area above the eastern side of the Grindelwald valley. To see the views, you might think? No. To feed their ornothological needs and visit the alpine choughs? No.

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Timelapse – hike to Bachalp

As if the photographic splendour of the mountain hike from the Firstbahn cablecar station above Grindelwald wasn’t enough, I used the rest breaks we took on our hike this last Sunday to shoot a handful of timelapse sequences.