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... for a large part the hiking easier.
Gstaad doesn’t have anywhere near the number or variety of walks that the Jungfrau has. But even with its limited selections, based on what I’ve seen so far Gstaad is definitely worth a visit for quality hiking.
I’m in Gstaad for nostalgic reasons. My very first day ever in Switzerland was spent in Gstaad in 1982 at the recommendation of the leader of a Thomas Cook 21 day grand tour of Europe. The tour ...
... a wetsuit, helmet, and water shoes. I've never worn a wetsuit and it's a weird experience. Very tight but you still have a range of motion. Once we have finagled our way into the suits we have to pick helmets with nicknames for all of us. Right away I found the "bean" helmet and that would be my name for the day. It was nice that most of the people on our canyoning experience were from our hostel, so we got to meet them and hang out for the rest of the day. It was ...
... Jungfraujo ch
The cog train goes up in
three stages from Interlaken with the last stage through tunnel. This last
tunnel had two 5-minute stops where you could get out walk about 60m to the
edge of the mountain and look out. We come out into a 3 storey complex complete
with shops, restaurant, ice gallery, lookout windows etc, one went walking
on 'The Tour' which Leith did in about
40mins while I rested. Please ...
We woke up to a clear blue sky. Since the next couple of days are supposed to be cloudy with a chance of rain, we decided to head up the mountain to take advantage of the gorgeous weather.
I'll let the pictures speak for themselves (we took a lot of them). After breakfast, we headed via train from Wilderswil to Lauterbrunnen, which is the town in the valley that separates the Jungfrau from the Schilthorn peaks. We didn't mingle ...
... missiles cannot be shot down them and they are rigged with dynamite so they can be blown up in case of invasion.
The view of the Swiss Alps on the drive was amazing. It was like nothing I've ever seen and photos don't do it justice.
We drove into Lauterbrunnen and it is one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. I didn't see any cows with bells they were all in out of the cold. When we arrived we walked up to the little town. This town has one street ...