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...
Trail Food: a Hiker’s Breakfast

Trail Food: a Hiker’s Breakfast

I have been buying different brands of trail food breakfasts for a few years.  But once I became aware that these expensive meals were not much different from what I make myself for breakfast at home, I started preparing my own hiker’s breakfast.    Hiker’s Breakfast...
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...