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... br> village called Salvan. The building in these villages are original old and
typical Swiss chalet type. The roads are very narrow and all the buildings are
adorned with Geraniums and other flowers. Truly a very pretty sight.
From Salvan he began our descent which took us past an old
waterwheel driven mill that is still in action and then onto a very steep path
that has been paved with steps built out of the local rock. The path winds down
through a pine ...
... the panoramic car park close to where a museum is. It was close on 4pm when we arrived so we are going to spend the night here and visit the site in the morning. Richies note. Huge cudo's to sarah for the driving shes done in the past week. Manhandling a camper-van around the swiss alps on backroads she has done a brilliant job once again.Thought we were up **** creek when she was taken away in the ambo and we have no medical insurance for over here ( plus pretty ...
Day 6 on the Haute Route
Since I need to catch up on some much needed sleep after two nights of way- less- then- 8- hours, this must be short...let me start with the most interesting part of the day-- the ladders. There was a section of trail today that allowed hikers to get through a pass in one of two ways, those being up through a boulder field, climbing in the traditional way, or to navigate the sheer rock face by way of ...
Day 5. The Haute Route Cabane de Montfort to Cabane de Prafleurie
After a delightful breakfast we saddled up on what was to be our most arduous and challenging hike on the Haute Route. We were rather conflicted about which of the routes to choose because the most scenic route involved a 1hour+ detour because of a rock slide which would push our hiking time well over 8 hours. But what else are you going to do all day and we came to see ...
... breath)! Found a shady spot next to / under a big boulder and munched happily on our baguettes while looking out over the glacier.
Mitch then sped off on a run back down the trail with plans to continue along another stretch of the grand balcons hiking trails, while I made my way down slowly with back pack and walking poles. Mitch quite out of breath at the end of his run (lots of uphill at the end) – so both quite happy ...