Alpstein – A Two-Day Hike

A two-day trip with a friend of mine, Dirk Sturmkrähe, to the Alpstein massif in the Appenzell Alps in Switzerland.

  • Friday: Schwägalp (1352m) – Tierwies (2085m) – Säntis (2502m)- Rotsteinpass (2120m) – Altmann saddle (2366m) – Zwinglipass cabin (1999m)
  • Saturday: Zwinglipass cabin (1999m) – Mutschen saddle (2069m) – Mutschen (2121m) – Saxer Lücke (1649m) – Bollenwees (1471m) – Sämtisersee (1209m) – Plattenbödeli (1284m) – Brülisau (924m)

Beautiful route, breathtaking mountain panorama, mild insanity: The BBH-Tour 2012 (Vol. 1). Good times!

2012-08-16 Dirk Sturmkrähe © 2012-08-17 Sankt Gallen © 2012-08-17 Schwägalp 2012-08-17 Schwägalp 2012-08-17 ascent Tierwis 2012-08-17 ascent Tierwis 2012-08-17 ascent Tierwis 2012-08-17 Tierwis 2012-08-17 Tierwis © 2012-08-17 Tierwis 2012-08-17 ascent Säntis 2012-08-17 ascent Säntis 2012-08-17 ascent Säntis 2012-08-17 view from Säntis 2012-08-17 Dirk Sturmkrähe © 2012-08-17 ascent Säntis 2012-08-17 Dirk Sturmkrähe © 2012-08-17 view from Säntis 2012-08-17 view from Säntis 2012-08-17 view from Säntis 2012-08-17 Dirk Sturmkrähe © 2012-08-17 ego © 2012-08-17 Altmann from Säntis 2012-08-17 view from Säntis 2012-08-17 view from Säntis 2012-08-17 before Rotsteinpass © 2012-08-17 before Rotsteinpass © 2012-08-17 Säntis 2012-08-17 Rotsteinpass + Altmann 2012-08-17 ascent Altmann saddle 2012-08-17 view from Altmann saddle 2012-08-17 Säntis from Altmann saddle 2012-08-17 descent Altmann saddle 2012-08-17 Alpine ibex 2012-08-17 thistle 2012-08-17 Alpine ibex 2012-08-17 Alpine ibex 2012-08-17 caterpillar 2012-08-17 Dirk at Zwinglipass cabin © 2012-08-17 Altmann from Zwinglipass cabin © 2012-08-17 Dirk at Zwinglipass cabin © 2012-08-17 Dirk at Zwinglipass cabin © 2012-08-17 vie from Zwinglipass cabin 2012-08-17 view from Zwinglipass cabin 2012-08-17 Dirk at Zwinglipass cabin © 2012-08-17 Zwinglipass cabin 2012-08-17 ascent Säntis © 2012-08-17 Säntis © 2012-08-17 Altmann saddle © 2012-08-18 view from Mutschen saddle 2012-08-18 view from Mutschen saddle 2012-08-18 Mutschen from Mutschen saddle 2012-08-18 Rhine Valley from Mutschen 2012-08-18 view from Mutschen 2012-08-18 descent from Mutschen 2012-08-18 climbers 2012-08-18 climbers 2012-08-18 Fälensee 2012-08-18 hike to Sämtisersee 2012-08-18 Sämtisersee

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