Tag Archives: Swiss Alps – Summer

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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High Altitude viewing

There are a number of difficulties that complicate high altitude photography. In no particular order they include: Working in a hostile environment: cold, tired and at altitude when one’s mental faculties may be dulled. Very bright light that may make … Continue reading

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The Monte Rosa Hut trail

We’re back in the Swiss Alps – Zermatt – to be precise, for today’s post about the trail to the new Monte Rosa Hut that opened in March 2010, and which I visited earlier this summer. The original Monte Rosa … Continue reading

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