Schilttal, Switzerland

Schiltgrat to Mürren

A hair-raising sledge run - our first of this season - in the awe-inspiring Schilttal valley above Mürren.

30th January 2016 | Read more »

Pradaschier toboggan run

Pradaschier toboggan run

The dry toboggan run at Pradaschier, in the southern Swiss alps, is touted as being the longest in Europe.

7th November 2012 | Read more »


The lowest of the three stations along the Eiger Run sledging route, beneath the massive cliffs of the Eiger itself.

7th March 2010 | Read more »

Eiger Run

A photo and video from the Eiger Run sledge route, between the mountain-top hamlet of Kleine Scheidegg and tourist centre at Grindelwald.

24th February 2010 | Read more »

Proper Sledging

Jo and I go sledging in subzero temperatures from Kleine Scheidegg to Grindelwald, along a hairpin 7.5 km route through the forests beneath the north wall of the Eiger.

1st February 2010 | Read more »

A winter weekend

In January of 2005 - five years ago this week - Jo visited me in Switzerland for the first time. These photos show our wonderful time together.

24th January 2010 | Read more »