Monthly Archives: August 2013

Niesen 31.8.2013

They call Niesen (2362m) the Swiss Pyramid because, well because apparently it looks like a pyramid 🙂 The Mountain itself is known for some great views which i wanted to check. The hike up is relatively steep and at least … Continue reading

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Stöckli 18.8.2013

The second day’s destination was Stöckli (2483m). It was supposed to be an easier tour but i found it harder for some reason. Maybe because it’s just a non-stop climb. You start climbing in Andermatt at some 1450m and don’t stop … Continue reading

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Pass Maighels 17.8.2013

After some after hours heat climbing in the Jura during the week it was again time for alpine adventures in Andermatt. The weekend was dedicated to our bikes and to start it all off we decided to do a tour … Continue reading

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Tälli Klettersteig 11.8.2013

The Tälli Via ferrata is the oldest Swiss ferrata and also one of the longest. It leads through the steep Gadmen cliffs above the Gadmertal. From the road that leads up to Sustenpass (2224m) you take a little self-service gondola up … Continue reading

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Pizzo Nero 3.8.2013

Problem: Heat wave. Solution: Elevation. Friday’s temperature in Basel was just shy of 38C… Seriously? Geht doch alles zum Grund?! But I digress… I packed my stuff and headed south and so was the other half of Europe. So i … Continue reading

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