Somewhere between Bad Tölz and Lenggries there is a little charming farm hiding at the foot of the Probstenwand – the Hintere Längentalalm. In September when Otto could sit up on his own, we made it the destination of our first hike with a child carrier. Advertisements

In August last year we were finally off on our second hiking trip with baby Otto. This time we decided for another classic Munich hiking destination – the Tegernsee. The route was short and easy for anyone without a pram and a bit of a hard work for those pushing one. However, it was definitely […]

At the beginning of April, on my birthday, we decided to do something special and give hiking with a pram a go. We packed all the usual supplies, plus nappies, puree, several sets of spare clothes and various blankets, and off we were headed for the train (and bus) to Spitzingsee.

After a long hiatus, guest posts are back with Mike’s account of this lesser known, but stunning trek in the Swiss Valais. Mike blogs about his hikes in the Valais and elsewhere on his blog A little bit out of focus. Many thanks Mike! ^marketa Like many European countries, Switzerland is criss-crossed with a number […]

My favourite walk in Munich: a circular stroll along the river Isar from Wittlesbacher bridge to Flaucher and back.

Mountain flanks covered by patches of snow

If you are toying with the idea of giving long distance hiking in the Alps a go it will ultimately be difficult to decide where exactly to go and what trek to do. To help you ease into this I have collated 10 treks of different difficulty in this post. I hope it will be […]

The weather in Munich has been stunning for the last few weeks, so it was about time last Sunday that we took the baby carrier out of storage and into the mountains.