Tag Archives: Trekking

Careful on ridges

Every adventurer hiking in the mountains will walk along a ridge at some point. I love adventures. I love mountains. But I’m not a friend of heights. Ironically. That is why walking on ridges always makes me feel sick. I … Continue reading

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Connected in the German Alps

You think the German and Austrian Alps are grand, and they certainly are, but it’s kind of impossible to get lost. You can find a map of the area near every start of a trail and every cable car station. … Continue reading

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Today Was a Good Day – Summiting Toubkal (Morocco)

It’s not a secret that I like hiking and climbing. Last year I did my first winter climb summiting Toubkal in Morocco, the highest peak in North Africa. Big challenge for a first timer. Especially when you have to fight … Continue reading

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Bored of Hiking II – The Solutions

Hello my beloved fellow hikers, after my call for inspiration about exciting walks around London in my previous blog post, I got lots of feedback that I’d like to share with you. I know that many of my blog readers … Continue reading

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Bored of Hiking. I Want Drama, Baby! Drama!

I’m bored of hiking. This is shocking. And not quite true. I usually go hiking somewhere around London, in places that are reachable within a 1-2hs train journey. More 1 hour than 2, actually. That limits the area to Surrey, … Continue reading

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Beneath Your Feet

… is absolutely nothing. I just remembered this picture taken at Loch Lomond in Scotland when we walked the West Highland Way. It’s probably the cruelest lake I’ve ever hiked along. You think, you walk along it for 25k, start … Continue reading

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Atlas Mountains – Imlil by Night

The topic of this week’s photo challenge is ‘Half Half’. And this my story: Once upon a time, it was Christmas time, a young couple decided to go travelling. Curious about the world and wanting to see faraway countries they … Continue reading

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Devil’s Passage in Kitzbühel Alps – “Honey, what’s this axe doing here?”

I felt reminded of the Devil’s Staircase on the West Highland Way in Scotland when I heard about Devil’s Passage. So I thought, alright, it’s gonna be a fairly decent climb up some hill. What else can it be?! On … Continue reading

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We are screwed. Spontaneity in the Kaiser Mountains, Austria

Place: Going am Wilden Kaiser, Tyrol, Austria Initial plan: After driving from Oberau in Germany to Going in Austria we decided to take a lazy day and go down to the town of Going. What actually happened: On the way … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day – Hiking in the Mangfell Mountains, Bavaria, Germany

9.2km – with Prasana. ↑ 887m ↓ 825m Today’s original plan was to climb Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain. But after the bad weather in the last few days I called a few places like cable car stations, skiing school and … Continue reading

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