Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau – three mountains in ther Bernese Alps – are one of the Alp’s favorits. This year there was only little snow so that one could take a look at the marble like ice of Eiger GlacierContinue reading “Marbel? No, ice! – the Eiger Glacier”
Swiss National Holiday
On the occasion of today’s Swiss national holiday I once again like to publish a shot from a beautiful and iconic spot in Switzerland. This year I selected the Oeschinen Lake. It’s located close to Kandersteg in the Bernese Alps. The lake belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch.
The 10 most dominant Mountains of the Alps: #5 – Finsteraarhorn
Welcome back to my posts about the most dominant mountains of the Alps: The Finsteraarhorn (Dominance 52 km – Height 4’274 m) is the highest mountain of the Bernese Alps and one of my favorite mountains (next to the Piz Bernina which I will feature in a later post …). It looks like a shark fin and given its dominance one can see if from various sides.Continue reading “The 10 most dominant Mountains of the Alps: #5 – Finsteraarhorn”
The 10 most dominant Mountains of the Alps: #10 – Aletschhorn
Over the last two years I realized a project to capture the ten most dominant mountains of the Alps. The map below shows were they are, ranging about 300 km from the Barre des Écrins in the south west to the Piz Bernina in north east.Continue reading “The 10 most dominant Mountains of the Alps: #10 – Aletschhorn”