The modern large volume gondola cable railway runs at an altitude of almost 3000 metres straight into the futuristic mountain station, and on the glacier there is a...
Behind you the mighty Alpstein massif with the dominant Mount Säntis, and in front of you nothing but a vast expanse – the boundless view of the Appenzell hill country...
This density is unique - nowhere else in Switzerland are there as many cable railways in such a small space as in central Switzerland. About a hundred of them...
The alpine route connecting Braunwald to Lake Oberblegi and down to Schwanden leads hikers through the weird rock formations of the moranes of the Glaernisch Range.
Flims Laax Falera
The curious rock formations of the Flimserstein make for an excellent vantage point onto the Surselva.
The Monte Generoso is one of the best vantage points in the Ticino. On a clear day, the view reaches from the Po Plain in Italy all the way to the Bernese and the...
Young and old consider this hiking tour from Mt. Rinderberg to the Horneggli, passing by Gandlauenengrat, a favorite.
According to Swiss standards, with its mere 1580-meter height, the Wildspitz can hardly be considered a high mountain. Summit views from here are however pretty hard...
The day hike starts at the mountain station Videmanette, leads around the Alp La Pierreuse and over four passes to L'Etivaz.
Deep blue, smooth as glass and divided in two by a natural dike, pretty Lake Bachalp is set in a moorland habitat of national importance, framed by the snow-covered...
The hike connecting Gspon to Saas Grund is an all-time favorite among persons who know this area well. It is part of the 'Great Walser Trail' which traces the historic...