Haute Route 7: Meidsee

Haute Route 7: Meidsee

A long and spectacular day 7 of the Haute Route brought a view of Val d’Anniviers with the Bernese Alps in the distance. Then the first view of the Matterhorn peak and excellent wild camping at the Meidsee at the end of the day. Haute Route 7: Zinal to Meidpass and...
Haute Route 6: Zinal

Haute Route 6: Zinal

A sunny sixth day on the Haute Route: I hiked along an incredibly blue lake to Col de Sorebois. Leaving the amazing view of the mountain range east I decended to the village of Zinal, where I found the first campsite of my thru hike. Haute Route 6: Cabane de Moiry to...
Gearlist 2020

Gearlist 2020

When I first started backpacking, I had a heavy Fjalräven backpack and a total weight of about 25 kg (55 Lbs) on my back. Especially since my first major thru-hike in the High Sierra in 2018, I have been lowering my pack weight significantly. For my last thru-hike on...