The Swiss #ViaAlpina

14 Passes

22 days
25K meters

400 kilometers

Insanely well-marked

Creepily well tracked

Why?

It's fun to move, to climb, to run, to be tired.

Why?

It's fun to move, to climb, to run, to be tired.

 

It's good to be alone, to understand the "why" of you.

Why?

It's fun to move, to climb, to run, to be tired.

 

It's good to be alone, to understand the "why" of you.

 

How much fun can I have without burning oil?

"Mundane" scenery

Campin'

How much did I carry?

  • Max 8 kilos

  • Ditched camping stuff

  • Luxury? Books

Stuff

Stuff

Lightweight tips

  • Umbrella

  • Hiking poles

  • Warm hat + gloves

  • Small water bottle

  • Don't camp (:p)

Above Engelberg

Kandersteg

Mürren, Eiger and Mönch

On Wildi Frau

Jungfrau in clouds

Complex Daily Routine

  • Breakfast

  • Walk

  • Suppertime

The joy of cappuccino 

The joy of beer

Second breakfast

Death to "habit energy"

Death to "habit energy"

Friends

Friends

Friends

Friends

Forests are friends

Forests are friends

Rainy days are friends

Animals are friends

Animals are friends

Uncomfortable similarity

Snackin'

Snackin'

Feastin'

Feastin'

Feastin'

Sleeping

  • 40-100 Francs / night

  • Plus dinner (30-50 Francs)

  • Dormitory cheaper (and often empty!)

It's good to be dry (Elm)

Die Claudia's place (Linthal)

L'Estivaz

Alpiglen

But the day comes...

You have to say goodbye...

You don't want to stop

You have to take it with you

Every day is a good day

Swiss ViaAlpina

By ripsawridge

Swiss ViaAlpina

I walked the Swiss Via Alpina in August 2017. A good time was had...

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