We caught a perfect sunny day when we went out for a hike in the Jurapark recently. Just 40 minutes from Zurich, the Jurapark has plenty to offer in case you intend to start hiking early in the year and you want to prevent getting on still snowy & wet trails in the Alps.
Some weeks ago in February 2020 we did a dayhike close to Steg in the valley of the Töss River. This is roughly 30 min away from Zurich and again it was an amazing trip with great views and perfect spots to have have some delicious food while watching the (still) snowy Alps. This is a trip that can be easily made during early spring in case the snow situation allows it.
The Viamala Hike we did some weeks ago was amazing – delivering exactly what various reports have promised. It’s definitely recommended – and not crowded at all except for the main part where you need to pay an entry fee (4 CHF / person).
The weather forecast was not very promising – but we still got up early and did the circle over the “Mittagflue” peak close to the town of Wimmis, Switzerland. It was worth it – even with quite bad weather conditions, the hike was amazing and I cannot imagine how great the views must be with sunny weather.
We had a couple of hours left before the dark was supposed to set in – hence, we decided to climb the snowy peak of the Bäderhorn in a couple of hours. It ended up a little bit more complicated than we thought.
Grindelwald claims that it owns Europe’s longest sledging track – well, in fact it doesn’t matter. What matters is: sledging in Grindelwald is a great experience.