Category Archives: Hiking

Rochers de Naye, Swiss Alps

MONTREUX, AUGUST 2001 – The railway going from Geneva to Montreux follows the borders of the Geneva lake.  After a short visit to the beautiful town of Lausanne, with presumably one of the nicest cathedrals of Switzerland, we went on … Continue reading

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Obergurgl, Austrian Alps

OBERGURGL, JULY 1996 – Most people in Europe visit the Alps in France, Austria, Italy or Switzerland in winter on their ski break.  I visited the Alps in mid summer and even then you encounter snow, provided that you go … Continue reading

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Snowdon

Wales, 1085 m, visited July 2012 The highest mountain of Wales, in the Snowdonia N.P.  Multiple routes available to the top ranging from easy to challenging.  You can also take the train to the top .Outstanding view on a clear … Continue reading

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Skiddaw

England, 931 m , visited July 2012. The fourth highest mountain of the Lake district, missed the climb due to bad weather this time, have to go back to climb…

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Latrigg

England, visited July 2012 An easy walkable hill from the centre of Keswick, Lake District.  A warmup to start the climb of Siddaw perhaps ?  Anyway, great views from the top, so very rewarding climb.  The climb takes you through … Continue reading

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Catbells

  England, 451 m, visited July 2012 A not so impressive  hill , easily walkable from Keswick.  But very famous because of two reasons : it’s the hill you see from the well known Friars Crag viewpoint, and the view … Continue reading

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Castle Crag

England, visited July 2012. Told to be one of the most beautiful viewpoints of the Lake District, the top of Castle Crag gives you a view of Skidaw, Scaffel Pike and Helvellyn , and many others, … on a clear … Continue reading

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Helvellyn

England, visited July 2012 After I had climbed Scafell Pike 20 years ago, I wanted to go back to the Lake District, and climb other peaks.  Helvellyn is a very popular mountain because of the access route via the Striding … Continue reading

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Langdale Pikes

England, visited July 2012. Situated in the Lake District, we made several walks, from easy to challenging.  On our walk from Grasmere to Ambleside, we had some nice views of the Langdale Pikes from the safety of the valley.

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Apuan Alps

Italy, visited september 2011 From left to right, Monte Sagro and Pizzo D’Uccello (Matterhorn look-alike) are visible. The Apuan alps are part of the Apennines and are situated in the Massa – Carrara area, which is famous for its marble … Continue reading

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