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Here are some pointers (links, books, and maps) on walking in Switzerland.
26th July 2005 (Tuesday). Les Mosses - Pierre du Moelle - below Tour de Famelon - Leysin. Near Aigle.
23rd July 2005 (Saturday). Hinwil - Bachtel - Hinwil. Near Zurich. With Werner.
2nd-3rd July 2005 (Saturday-Sunday). Creux du Van in Jura, and Moiry and Ferpecle valleys in Valais. With Rajesh and Vish.
19th June 2005 (Saturday). Col de la Forclaz - Les Grands hut - Col de Balme - Trient. Near Martigny.
2nd June 2005 (Thursday). Rellerli - Bire - Sparenmoos. Near Gstaad.
15th May 2005 (Sunday). Villeret - Chasseral - Frinvillier. In Jura.
Spring 2005. Pelerin funicular station - Mont Pelerin tower (and back). Near Vevey.
2nd October (Saturday). First-Faulhorn-Schynige Platte. Near Grindelwald.
26th September (Sunday). Vallorbe to Le Pont via Dent de Vaulion. Part of Chemin des Cretes du Jura.
19th September (Sunday). Aletsch glacier. Bettmeralp - Blausee - near the glacier - Aletschwald - Riederfurka - Riederalp. With Pawel.
12th September (Sunday). Ste-Croix to Vallorbe - part of Chemin des Cretes du Jura - with Vish.
5th September (Sunday). Gspon Hoehenweg (high route) - Gspon to Kreuzboden - in Saas Valley.
22nd August (Sunday). Stellisee and Findeln glacier, Day 1, Zermatt. With Parminder.
23rd August (Monday). Schoenbielhutte, Day 2, Zermatt. With Parminder.
13th August (Friday). Short section of the walk around Fronalpstock (Canton Glarus). With Werner and Parminder.
10th July (Saturday). Les Cases to Jaman station (near Montreux). With Chirdeep and Parminder.
3rd July (weekend). St. Martin - Lovegno - Pas de Lovegno (Val d'Herens). With Petr and Maya.
13th June (Sunday). Martigny - Vernayaz - Pont de Gueuroz - La Tailla - Les Marecottes. Partly along the gorge of river Trient. With Chirdeep and Parminder.
31st May (Monday) - Lundi de Pentecôte. St. Cergue to Col du Marchairuz (part of Chemins des Cretes du Jura - path on the ridges of Jura mountains) - 4 hours. With Parminder.
29th May (Saturday). Col du Marchairuz - Mont Tendre - Le Pont (part of Chemins des Cretes du Jura - path on the ridges of Jura mountains) - 5 hours.
20th May (Thurs) - Ascension holiday. Jaman - Col de Jaman - Col de Soladier - Sonloup - Les Avants. Near Rochers de Naye, Montreux. With Anwit. Some of the paths near Jaman were still covered with snow - 4 hours.
16th May (Sun). Wasen - Luderenalp - Langnau. Emmental. With Vish and Anwit. 6 hours.
15th May (Sat). Murten - Salvenach - Galmguet - Laupen. With Anwit and Chirdeep. 5 hours.
9th May (Sun). Brig - Termen - Brig. Overcast day. Short walk, partly along river Rhone. There are nice views of Rhone valley as one walks up to Termen.
2nd May (Sun). Lutzelfluh - Ruderswil - Zollbruck - Langnau (mostly along river Emme). Emmental. With Chirdeep. Partly sunny day - 4 hours - well marked trails.
25th April (Sun). Kusnacht to Pfannenstiel (a vantage point overlooking Lake Zurich and the Zurich Oberland) and back - along the Kusnacht river (Kusnachter Tobel). There are many artificial steps on the riverbed (to act as speed-breakers), added after it had flooded the town in 19th Century. With Werner - the day was mostly sunny but sometimes a bit hazy and windy - 5 hours.
These two walks are in Pays d'Enhaut, the valley of River Sarine, roughly between Gstaad and Gruyere. The trails are well-marked.
Walks on the hills above Montreux and Vevey.
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