Category From the burrow
It’s been a very long time since I posted on this blog; to be precise 7 months and 9 days. Contrary to what it might look like, I have not forgotten this blog and I have certainly not decided to stop writing it. 2016 has been such an eventful year there just simply was no […]
A few weeks ago Paul left a really rewarding comment on one of my older posts. It’s great to hear that there are complete strangers out there that find my blog exactly what I was hoping it would be. Helpful. The comment didn’t just excite me though. It also made me feel a little bit […]
The ski season is slowly nudging towards its end and so it is time to start thinking about hiking plans for the summer. I am going on a sightseeing trip to the US with my parents at the end of September. To compensate for the moderate holiday, I’d like to push my mountaineering. The highlight of the […]
Update: Template fiddling is done. You are now enjoying the new look marmot post! In the next few days this blog might look a little bit jumbled and even completely different from day to day. That is because I am giving it a new look and feel. Please bear with me while I play around with […]
In 2013 I hiked more than in any year before. I walked in South Africa, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. I explored a rain forest, climbed a 3, 000 m peak and crossed a glacier. In no particular order, here are my nine hiking highlights of 2013.
As last year, WordPress.com have prepared a 2013 annual stats report for all blogs hosted on the platform. Here goes the marmot post report … The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 11,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it […]
After a while I’ve finally found the time to come back to the marmot post. As I’ve been going through the admin area, I came across a few links I saved last summer. Among the links, there were these amazing photos from the hikers Haute Route and the Bernese Oberland from the View Finder Dispatch.