Hiking and Biking in the Swiss Alps.
I took a few days away to hike
and bike in Switzerland.

The intention was to do as much
as I could.
The base was Interlaken. It was
easy to get here, from the
Netherlands and a fine location
from where you can get to many
more wonderful locations.
Harder Kulm
The walking trails are great here
and achievable at any level. They
are well signposted and there are
many hiking apps that support the

If walking is not for you, you can
always take the train or cable car
up to the summit.
Many apps map out some of the
finest hiking trails in Europe, if not
the world.
All routes are signposted and
walking times highlighted.

Most of the times allow the hiker
to stop and admire the view, as
well as take a few images as
Great spot for a bit of recovery.

Views a plenty!
N 46.714 E 7.871
Higher and higher, the forest
begins to retreat and the views
become more apparent.
Something around every corner...
Lake Thun
Once at the summit you can enjoy
a splendid 360 degree panorama,
with Lake Thun on inside and Lake
Briense on the other side.
Harder Kulm
At the top and where the cog
railway meets the end of the
hiking trails is Harder Kulm and the
restaurant and viewing point.

It is a popular destination for
hikers wanting a stopover and for
day trippers wanting to enjoy the
views from above and the Bernese
The view towards Lake Thun. A
wonderfully impressive lake and
On my return the clouds rolled in
and the summer storm began to
Thanks for watching the first Swiss
hike. More will follow.
Thanks for viewing my latest
story from #Switzerland. I have a
few more to come soon.

In the meantime you can always
visit my website


Outdoor Enthusiast - Writer Brit based in the Netherlands Daily Cycle Commuter 🚲 Instagram @garethmate

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