Off Grid – Day 1

Switzerland is not that big. There is no real wilderness and wherever you are, you never seem to be far from civilization. There is always a farm house, a mountain hut, a chair lift or a rotating restaurant filled with tourists taking photos of the mountains on their iPads, just around the corner. For this trip, however, we at least managed to achieve the feeling of being alone in the mountains and far from civilisation, despite being perhaps only 4km from the nearest village.

The trails were great, the scenery amazing, the weather perfect. Where did we go? Well, some locations are best left untold and for the deserving few who will dedicate the time to pouring over maps to seek them out.

My camera spent more time out of my bag than in it on this trip, so I have split this image-heavy post into two parts. Here we go for day 1…