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FRICC – the complete series

The complete series of the “fall risk safety video series” that is sweeping the nation. Including the all new “epilogue” session. And of course the critically acclaimed 2nd episode!

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Switzerland – hiking the Alps from hut to hut – the glorious day 3 hike out

Well whatever bad luck we had with weather (rain fog) all turned around on day 3 (July 3), as we were treated with blue skies and outstanding views of the mountains. I felt that I was “owed” one totally good … Continue reading

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Switzerland – hiking the Alps from hut to hut – Hut 2 – Obersteinberg

July 2 – it was time to go the “hut to hut” part of the journey. Feeling not too grimy, we descended to a river for the first two hours, and then had a decision to make. To make a … Continue reading

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Switzerland – hiking the Alps from hut to hut – Hut 1 – Rotstockhutte.

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Well – I always wanted to visit the Swiss Alps. Like a life goal And after the Italian Refugio from last year, I wanted to be able to hike from hut to hut in the Alps. And so a plan … Continue reading

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Switzerland – Lucerne – the AlpHorns arrive !

We were relaxing in our most excellent AirBNB in Lucerne, in an old town historic square. Suddenly, we heard some deep rich horn sounds from below. We opened the windows to the sight of a semicircle of AlpHorns, playing to … Continue reading

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Switzerland – a rainy day at Trummelbach Falls

There are not a lot of rainy day activities in a outdoor wonderland like the Bernese Oberland, but Trummelbach Falls is certainly one of them. With its ten glacial water falls inside the mountain, made accessible by tunnel lift, the … Continue reading

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Switzerland – Murren – “flying in the Swiss Alps”

What better way to spend my second day in the swiss Alps by flying from Murren down to Stechelberg with http://airtime-paragliding.ch/ One of the deepest U-Valleys in the Alpine World and famous for its outstanding natural beauty. The countless waterfalls, … Continue reading

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