From majestic mountain peaks to majestic wines
On the glacier one day and among his vines the next. Patrick Z’Brun is a mountain guide and winegrower to his fingertips. What connects the two worlds is their dependence on nature – and a fascination with its power.
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The most beautiful workplace in the world.
A spectacular ridge trail connects the two peaks of Klingenstock and Fronalpstock, high above Lake Lucerne, amazing hikers with imposing abysses and a 360-degree panorama. The ridge trail is well-developed and maintained thanks to volunteers like pensioners Sepp Betschart and Gottlieb Arnold. Their reward? The gratitude of those hiking the trail.
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The magical glow of sweet chestnuts
Occasionally Angeli and Christian Wehrli manage to sneak some time away from their bike hotel together, when they seek out their favourite places. Once a year they are inevitably drawn to a remarkable sight of the sweet chestnut blossoms that make the Malcantone hills look even more attractive than ever.
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Ridge walk to happiness
Hiking is too slow for him. That’s how Stéphane Aymon discovered trail running. On the ridge trail around Nendaz and Veysonnaz, he trains for the 70-kilometre-long Grand Parcours des Nendaz Trail – happily pushing his body to its limits.
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Welcome to the wilderness
The region around the Swiss National Park is paradise for e-mountain bikers. The terrain is neither too steep nor too flat and therefore perfectly suited for a multi-day bike tour. Your constant companion: pristine nature. Four days take you over mountain passes, along forest trails and single trails, past cultural treasures and through wild, untouched natural surroundings. This charming bike tour is a must for keen cyclists and aspiring enthusiasts alike.
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