Tag Archives: Alpine Mountaineering

High in the Sky

Nothing improves the look of a mountain in summer as much as a dusting of freshly fallen snow, as is evident in this image. And a little low lying cloud or mist drifting by adds a little to the mystique. … Continue reading

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Climbing the Dom – The Summit Climb

This is the final instalment of a three-part series on Switzerland’s Highest Mountain – The Dom. Click any image in this post to see an enlargement. Part 1 introduced the mountain with Mountainscapes from nearly all sides. Part 2 followed … Continue reading

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Climbing the Dom – The Hut Climb

This is the second of a series of three posts about the Dom (Switzerland’s highest mountain). If you have not read the first post then you will find it helpful to read it now before continuing to read this. Click … Continue reading

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Switzerland’s Highest Mountain

In two weeks we shall be back in Zermatt, Switzerland and increasingly my mind is already heading out there. So it seems an appropriate time to post something that is both Swiss and connected with my love of mountains. Click … Continue reading

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