Posts about hiking

Spoilt for choice

With so much to do and so many beautiful places to visit, the choice can sometimes be overwhelming.

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Uferweg Iseltwald

A pedestrian-only footpath through the woods and cliffs on the southern shore of Lake Brienz.

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Wengernalp, Switzerland

Wengen to Kleine Scheidegg

The hike from Wengen to Kleine Scheidegg, high above the Lauterbrunnen Valley in Switzerland, is beautiful. But parts of the route are an absolute killer.

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Squeaky snow

Squeaky snow

When the temperature of snow is above -10°C, it melts slightly when you crush it by walking on it. At temperatures below -10°C, the ice crystals are crushed, which makes a squeaking sound.

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Warnscale Bothy

2020 Retrospective – The Wettest Walk

Of all the walks Jo and I have undertaken, the path to Haystacks in the English Lake District seems to be the most prone to failure. The attempt we made in 2020 was no exception, although a sudden change in the weather led us to an alternative success.

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