Switzerland

 
Griesalp – Kandersteg, Switzerland, 97

Griesalp – Kandersteg, Switzerland, 97

Distance :  9.9 miles (16 km) Avg.Time :  6 – 7 hours Start / Finish : Griesalp – Kandersteg Griesalp can be reached by means of Switzerland’s excellent Post Bus system. Kandersteg is accessible either by bus or regular train services. Season : June – October Maps / Info : The hike is covered by […]

 
Chamonix-Zermatt, France/Switzerland, 2009

Chamonix-Zermatt, France/Switzerland, 2009

Distance :  180km Avg.Time :   9-12 days Start / Finish :   Chamonix – Zermatt Season :  Late June to late September. Maps / Info : The hike between Chamonix and Zermatt is commonly referred to as the Walker’s Haute (high) Route. Two excellent maps by the Carte nationale de la Suisse cover the entire route: […]

 
Alpine Pass Route, Switzerland, 1997

Alpine Pass Route, Switzerland, 1997

Distance :   211 miles (340 km) approx. Avg.Time :   15 days Start / Finish :   Sargans – Montreux Maps / Info : I used the Lonely Planet guide Walking in Switzerland (1996). As the trail is very well signposted from start to finish, I found its maps and information more than sufficed for […]