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Month: August 2010

Via Ferrata de Tière

Via Ferrata de Tière

In the valley close to Champéry there is a via ferrata. Via Ferrata are routes passing on rock faces thanks to the help of metal pedals, hand and foot pedals and bridges. On this Via Ferrata you climb up vertically and horizontally depending on the moment. Some obstacles are easier to get past than others but overall it’s good fun. One of the things you should take the time to watch, especially on a rainy day is the way the…

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Hiking around Vex in the Valais.

Hiking around Vex in the Valais.

On Saturday I went with a Glocals group up to Vex in the Valais for a short hike. We passed by the thermal pools before heading up to a village where we had some lunch. after that we kept going up towards another village before catching a bus back down. [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157624656192257″]