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After Rain

After rain, low-lying clouds fill the valleys in a constant state of flux. Looking back down the valley my eye was attracted to the roof-lines echoing the ridge lines of the lower slopes of the Mischabel chain of mountains.

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After the storm – dusted with snow

Yesterday’s storm is in the past. Today dawned with mist swirling round the valleys and wreathing the peaks. A quick snap before breakfast. Do click any image to see an enlargement – the quality and sharpness is vastly better. By … Continue reading

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The view from Almagelleralp

It’s mid June and so far we’ve had a mere handful of warm sunny days. In less than a week’s time it will be the longest day and then the evenings will draw in on the long descent into gloom … Continue reading

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The Mischabel Mountains

Today’s image links back to a series of three Posts that I uploaded earlier this year about The Dom – Switzerland’s Highest Mountain – the central summit of the Mischabel Mountains. Click the link to go to the first in … Continue reading

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Lenticular Clouds

It’s a common occurrence in the Alps for a cloudless sky in the morning to be replaced by a slow build-up of Cumulus clouds over the mountains as the day progresses. Sometimes those cloud formations can be extraordinary, bizarre and … 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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