Hike on some swiss mountain, T3/T4

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One of the steepest parts of the hike

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Gorgeous view on the lake20130727_143731 20130727_143834DSCF0188 DSCF0189 DSCF0196 DSCF0198

 

4 day glacier trek Jungfrauenjoch – Grimselpass

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Going up to Jungfraujoch – “Top of Europe” by train

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Descending to Grimsel lake

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First preparation and explanation by Freddy

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Going up to Konkordiahütte – the famous steps!

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Backside mountain view of the Finsteraarhornhütte

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The second “luxury” hut Finsteraarhornhütte20130803_104201 20130803_105104 20130803_105422 20130803_132845 20130803_201136

Beginning of day 4 – View from Oberaarhornhütte20130804_063032

Morning of day 4 – the weather is good again!20130804_063645

Morning view day 4

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Waiting to descend on the latter – danger of Steinschlag in the afternoon!

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Good that someone has a helmet!

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Clearing some unstable rocks below Oberaarhornhütte some of the group are already preparing their crampons!

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Ghosts in front of lake Grimsel

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A last view back to the Glacier

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Little cave in the “Tongue” of the glacier

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Walking towards Grimsel lake, still on rope

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“Sea of ice” at Jungfraujoch

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Descent from Konkordiahütte

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Decending from the second hut

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Sea of ice, once again

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Preparation for the descent to Grimsel lake, below Oberaarhornhütte

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Preparation for day 4

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Descending from the Oberaarhorn Hut to the saddle – day 4

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Incredible view at the morning of day four

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Still in an area with many visible crevasses

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Some fascinating crevasses

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The mega crevasse

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Approaching a mega crevasse

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One of the larger crevasses

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Day 3

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Leaving the glacier Area

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Towards the lake20130804_10562820130804_10570020130804_111301

Vegetation and beautiful mountain flowers are coming back20130804_111752

A little Klee field20130804_111859

The hiking path to Grimsel lake20130804_112036

More mountain flowers20130804_11295920130804_11302820130804_113115

One of the many little streams coming down

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The dam

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Many pictures also available in 3D – as Fuji W3 MPO files. Contact me!

 

 

Introduction

Hello world,

As I seem to be constantly travelling and living in new, exciting places, I am going to share a few insights that I have during this time.