Alpine Pass Route

Lake Oeschinen | Switzerland, 1997

The Alpine Pass Route is a 340 kilometre (211 miles) hiking trail that spans the breadth of Switzerland. Starting in Sargans on the border with Liechtenstein, it passes up and over sixteen mountain passes before reaching its western terminus at … Continue reading

A Quick & Dirty Guide to the Haute Route

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The Haute route (aka. the “walker’s” haute route) between Chamonix and Zermatt, takes the hiker on a visually stunning journey between Europe’s two most iconic mountains – Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn. Along the way, the trail passes by 10 of … Continue reading

A Quick & Dirty Guide to the Tour du Mont Blanc

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The Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB) is a spectacular multi-day trek around Western Europe’s highest peak (4807m/15,771ft). Passing through France, Italy and Switzerland, it takes the hiker on an alpine tour de force of snow capped peaks, glacial valleys and beautiful … Continue reading