Moiry Lake & Moiry Glacier Hike

view of Moiry dam

Moiry Lake & Moiry Glacier Hike Deep in Val d’Anniviers above the pretty little village of Grimentz you will find the Moiry Valley. Known for its beauty, and for many mountaineers and climbers the entry door to some spectacular Alpine Mountain Routes. But the beauty of Moiry is its accessibility. Everyone can visit this area, whether it is just for …

Matterhorn Glacier Paradise in Zermatt – An Epic Family Experience

Matterhorn Glacier Paradise in Zermatt  If you ever wondered what it feels like to Step inside the World’s highest  Glacier Palace Stand on Europe’s highest viewing platform Marvel at 38 of the majestic 4000m mountain peaks Observe 14 glaciers that can be seen in three different countries Stand literally next to one of the World’s most famous mountains, The Matterhorn? …

World’s Highest Glacier Palace at Klein Matterhorn

kids in the worlds highest glacier palest

World’s Highest Glacier Palace at Klein Matterhorn If visiting the highest Glacier Palace in the world is on your bucket list, then head to Zermatt, book a ticket up to the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise and enter a world of eternal ice. I have to be honest with you, I thought it might be a quick walk through and done, but …

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Ämpächli Elm : A Kid’s Paradise & Downhill Scooter

fatherland child on the downhill scooter trail in elm

The Ämpächli – A Kid’s Paradise We have been to quite a lot of mountain stations with playgrounds, but so far, the Ämpächli in Elm – A Kids Paradise in Elm – has by far impressed us the most. Carry on reading and judge for yourself. And you also find the Riesenwald Theme Trail up there. For more hikes in …

“Der Riesenwald” Giant Forest – Theme Trail in Elm

father with child looking through a peak finder

Riesenwald in Elm The “Riesenwald” in Elm – Giant Forest – is an adventure theme trail about the legend of Martin’s Hole, a 22 x 19 metre sun-rock window high above the valley. The story is that the Shepherd Martin drove a giant away and threw him his stick. The stick made a huge hole in the rock wall through …

Arolla – Marmot Trail – Sentier des Marmottes

family standing at a photo post on the marmot hike in Arolla

Arolla – Marmot Trail Today we’re taking you on a special hike to introduce Mio the little Marmot, who lives on a Marmot trail in Arolla at the end of Val d’Herens. Situated in the Canton of Valais, this Marmot trail not only offers amazing mountain views, it is also super educational as it explains the life of Mio and …

Arches National Park with Kids – How best to visit

kids sitting in front of the delicate arch in arches national park

Arches National Park with Kids Arches NP, How best to visit with kidsYou’re planning a family trip to the most amazing Arches National Park in Moab, so I am sure you have plenty of questions! Where should I start? What should we visit? How hot will it be? How long should we visit the Arches National Park? How best to …

Hiking in Grimentz-Zinal Cabane du Petit Mountet

mountain petit cabane de Mountet in Zinal, valais

Up at Cabane du petit Mountet , Grimentz ZinalWhy we changed from a planned easy family walk to quite a strenuous alpine hike in Grimentz – Zinal ! That day we camped in Grimentz and the plan was to drive over to the Zinaltal (Valley) in Val D’Anniviers to get an idea for a future visit followed by a small …

Fafleralp to Lauchernalp :: The Lötschental Panoramic Trail

the valley of Lötschental in Valais

Fafleralp to Lauchernalp ::  The Lötschental Panoramic Trail Panoramic Trail Fafleralp to Lauchernalp, SwitzerlandAlthough this hike is not a secret anymore and well known by many, it is still a classic not to be missed when visiting the Valais in Switzerland. With panoramic views over the Lötschental and the majestic Bietschhorn it is another must do when hiking in Valais. The …

The Panorama Hike at Stanserhorn- with Kids

amazing view from the Stanserhorn

The Panorama Hike at Stanserhorn- with Kids The panorama hike at Stanserhorn offers breathtaking views of the Alps, alpine meadows and the lakes central Switzerland has to offer. Located in the Canton of Nidwalden near to the border with Obwalden, you can stand on the peak at 1,898 metres above sea level. I would say it is a lesser known …