Category Archives: Hiking Europe

The hike of many names, Friday, 30 Aug

Our hike from la Fouly to Champex, Switzerland turned out to be about 5 hikes rolled into one. It started with a pleasant shady stroll down-valley where we watched the mountains and the villages come alive as the sun inched its way up. Then, as we had opted for the more strenuous option for the day up to the Orny glacier and hut, we set off steeply uphill for what we knew would be a 5,000 foot climb. About this time we ran into our new friends (and newlyweds) from Vancouver, whom we had chatted with at both Refugio Bonatti […]

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Another day at the office

About to climb this

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la Fouly, Switzerland

There’s no way to capture the entire view out our hotel Edelweiss room in one pic because the wall of mountains is just so close and straight up…

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Back on Swiss trails

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Morning has broken at Bonatti

Headed this way to la fouly Nobody told us about the elevator:

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Mark & Shauna Trieb

We’re Mark and Shauna Trieb and we live in Dallas, Texas. We are actuaries-turned-adventurers and one of the truisms that guides us is: “Life is not a dress rehearsal.” So, we’re doing our best to see, meet, try, and inspire as many places, people, experiences and adventures, as we can during our one shot at life. Read More

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