Category Guest posts

Tour des Muverans [guest post]

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 […]

Morning at Lago di Braies in the Dolomites

Alta Via 1: A six day solo hike [guest post]

This September Lauralee hiked the Alta Via 1 solo along a route very similar to my 2011 route. Here is her guest post with her impressions from the trip. Enjoy the read and many thanks to Lauralee for sharing! ^marketa

A hiker takes a break on the Alta Via 2

6 days of wild camping on the Alta Via 2 [guest post]

This guest post is from Pete, who hiked and wild camped the Alta Via 2 this summer. Pete’s interview style post will give you a good flavour of his trip and the mystery of camping in the Dolomites. Enjoy the read and many thanks to Pete! ^marketa

Walking at the foot of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites

Hiking the Dolomites: the Alta Via 4 [guest post]

The autumn guest post series continues. Next up is Christina, who’s done a varied and challenging trip along the Alta Via 4. Thank you Christina! Everyone else, enjoy reading all about it! ^marketa This past July, my partner and I spent some time in the Italian Dolomites, focusing our adventure on the Alta Via 4. We […]

A view down the Turtmanntal valley from Gruben to St Nicklaus

The walker’s Haute Route part 2: From Arolla to Zermatt [guest post]

The second guest post looking back at this summer is from Helen again. Helen and her husband Tom did the walker’s Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt this July. Having walked from Chamonix to Arolla in five days, Helen and Tom continued to finish the whole classic trek in just six more days. Once more, many thanks Helen! […]

Ascent to Fenetre Arpette from Trient - Glacier du Trient

The walker’s Haute Route part 1: From Chamonix to Arolla [guest post]

This autumn I am starting a new series of guest posts. They will be reports from trips done by the readers of the marmot post this summer. First up is Helen who did the walkers’ Haute Route together with her husband Tom this July. They walked from Chamonix to Zermatt in just 11 days and took […]

Mountain flanks covered by patches of snow

Alta Via 2 revisited: rifugio Marmolada to rifugio Mulaz [guest post]

After writing about his five day trek along the Alta Via 2 in 2012, Martin is back with another guest post. Enjoy the read and many thanks to Martin! ^marketa Hello again to all you avid readers of the Marmot Post. You may remember me from my last post a year ago, my name is […]