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5 Tips for a Magical Swiss Alps Hiking Experience

I have a passion for sharing the beauty of the Swiss Alps with others. I’ve learned a lot over my several decades of hiking and touring the Alps around the keys to a successful and enjoyable experience. This blog highlights what I consider to be the key requirements...

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My Glacier Express Experiences

The first time I experienced the Glacier Express was in the 1990’s when I traveled with  tour operator Presidents from the United States Tour Operator Association, on an Out- of- Country Switzerland meeting as the USA Graubünden Tourist Office representative. It was...

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Guided Hikes of Swiss Alps

Reviewed July 30, 2018 Guided Hikes of Swiss Alps - First to Bussalp and North Face/Via Alpina to Rotstockhütte During our visit to the Swiss Alps this past July, I was able to perform two guided hikes with ECHO Trails led by Rene Welti. The first of the two was from...

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5 Stars

August 6 · 5 stars! The week with Rene and Suzanne in the Alps exceeded all expectations. Beautiful weather, amazing scenery, great company and lots of happy hiking. I would love to do another trip with Echo Trails.

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It Was the Best Trip

August 12 · There are soo many reasons that my husband and I loved this trip with Rene and Suzanne as our guides. The main reason: they made it magical! We hiked with a small group from hotel to hotel along the Alpina 1 and they transported our luggage. This was the...

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Looking to Get High in Switzerland?

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