On one of the recent beautiful September Saturdays, I went on a hike with a few friends in the are of the Eastern Switzerland’s “Alpstein”. We decided for a trail starting at the Hoher Kasten, following the mountain chain until … Continue reading →
If you want to go hiking, biking, skating or even kayaking in Switzerland, I can definitely recommend the amazing map and trip planning website Wanderland.ch (find the interactive map @ map.wanderland.ch)!
The map and trails are free to view. Unfortunately you do have to register for 30 Swiss Francs per year in order to have access to the planning tool for highlighting & saving your desired tracks, and get additional information like altitude, distance and time to walk/bike of a tour – but it’s absolutely worth it! When registered, you can even share your tracks with friends, so they can see where the tour will go and print the map.
Just want to share this, because I “fell in love” with it today
And at this point I also want to share with you the following beautifully created map, found on gaebris.ch, which shows an unusual view on the whole eastern part of Switzerland with it’s most prominent cities and mountains:
Some friends and me decided to go on a bit more challenging hike than usual – starting in Wasserauen AI we walked up to the Meglisalp (basically a small town on the mountain behind the Säntis peak, eastern Switzerland’s highest … Continue reading →
Last Sunday I went for a short and easy hike in the nearby Appenzellerland. Starting in Teufen, then to the Waldegg, and finally over to Speicher, from where there is a railway back to St.Gallen. Continue reading →
We spent an amazing and fun weekend in the beautiful, charming little town named “Bergün” in the Swiss Canton of Grisoins. But it was not for regular winter sports, but for sledging only – day and night. Really something I can recommend if you are into it! Continue reading →