THE HIGH LIGHT

with just another hike.

Sveti Ilija – Croatia

by Philipp on May 18, 2016, no comments

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ROUTE Bast – Osičine – Sveti Ilija/St.Elias (top) – Osičine – Bast
ELEVATION DIFFERENCE 1340m (Bast 300m – Sveti Ilija 1640m)
COORDINATES N 43 ° 22 ‘17.2’ ‘E 16 ° 59′ 49.5 ”
DIFFICULTY Hard
TIME 8H

HIGHLIGHTS

➀ Work your buns like an 80’s Stairmaster infomercial
➁ Hop happily along the most amazing ridge line all the way to the Chapel of Sveti Ilija
➂ Eat buckwheat bread with local goat cheese while you get all fuzzy and emotional to Bell X1 – Careful What You Wish For

Sljeme – Zagreb, Croatia

by Philipp on April 30, 2016, no comments

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ROUTE Gornje Vrapce – Risnjak  Graficar – Sljeme – Graficar – Prilaz Kraljicinom Zdencu – Medvedgrad – Sestine
DIFFICULTY Easy
TIME 8H

HIGHLIGHTS

➀ Frolic through the greenest forest you have ever seen
➁ Enjoy a well deserved and economical bean stew (grah) at the fine establishment of Chalet Risnjak
➂ Feel damn good and dance to Two Another – Keeping Me Under

 

Oeschinensee – Winterwonderland

by Philipp on December 13, 2015, no comments

ROUTE Kandersteg – 1685 pt.  Heuberg – 1685 pt. – Kandersteg 
DIFFICULTY Medium
TIME 4H

HIGHLIGHTS

➀ Catch the last rays of the sun on your face, as you watch the north-side of the Blüemlisalp
➁ Suprise Alpine Ibexes as they surpise you, whille you hike their snowy-soft paths
➂ Chill on the most amazing bench on earth and vibe to Kwabs. – Cheating On Me (Tom Misch refix feat. Zak Abel)

oeschinensee – special visit

by Philipp on November 8, 2015, no comments

ROUTE Kandersteg – 1685 pt.  Heuberg – 1685 pt. – Kandersteg 
DIFFICULTY Medium
TIME 4H

HIGHLIGHTS

➀ Show your best friend the other world
➁ Share that magical feeling for the millionth time, like it’s the first time
➂ Close your eyes while resting on the peak as the sun kisses your skin and you listen to Mt. Wolf – Hex

Hockenhorn

by Philipp on October 31, 2015, no comments

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ROUTE Waldhus – Balmhornhütte SAC  2600 pt.  Balmhornhütte SAC  Waldhus
DIFFICULTY Hard
TIME 7H

HIGHLIGHTS

➀ Hike the earth at the height of the sun, moon and the peaks
➁ Eat lunch on a snowy cliff as you test new camera gear and admire the Hockenhorn
➂ Be grateful for being able to witness such calm beauty while you listen to Matt Corby – Resolution

Balmhornhütte – the return II

by Philipp on September 20, 2015, no comments

ROUTE Waldhus – Balmhornhütte SAC  Waldhus
DIFFICULTY Medium
TIME 5H

HIGHLIGHTS

➀ Watch clouds roam in and out of the valley as you experience a winter breeze for the first time of the year
➁ Eat lunch on a rock as you vibe to Harriet Brown – MBC
➂ Debate the influence of the environment (mainly cultural, social and political) and the effect it has on moulding a person

Balmhornhütte – The return

by Philipp on August 8, 2015, one comment

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ROUTE Waldhus – Balmhornhütte SAC  Waldhus
DIFFICULTY Medium
TIME 5H

HIGHLIGHTS

➀ Experience a massive glacier break in front of you in the height of summer
➁ Chill under a shady rock on some soft moss as you vibe to a Majid Jordan mix
➂ Make it back early to have enough time to cook the biggest nutritious delicious dinner EVER

Flueseeli

by Philipp on June 23, 2015, no comments

ROUTE Lenk – Flueseeli  Lenk
DIFFICULTY Medium
TIME 4H

HIGHLIGHTS

➀ Frolic around the greenest field by the most pristine mountain lake you have ever seen
➁ Eat brown bread on a rock while you listen to the words of Mt.Wolf – Burgs
➂ Meet amazing people on your way up and get a job offer as a carpenter

Heuberg – THE RETURN

by Philipp on May 2, 2015, no comments

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ROUTE Kandersteg – 1685 pt.  Heuberg – 1685 pt. – Kandersteg 
DIFFICULTY Medium
TIME 4H

HIGHLIGHTS

➀ Take a nap on the warm grass overlooking Oeschinen Lake while you chill to TOYS – Fire
➁ Head off-route and contemplate a nude shower underneath the waterfalls
➂ Get home with a burned face and cancel your evening plans in order to smear liters of cream on your face :o)

 

Heuberg

by Philipp on January 10, 2015, no comments

I wanted to return to my beloved Oeschinensee and experience it during a snow filled winter. I decided to take the summer route through deep snow from Kandersteg up to Heuberg at around 1900m.

ROUTE Kandersteg – 1685 pt.  Heuberg – 1685 pt. – Kandersteg 
DIFFICULTY Medium
TIME 5h

HIGHLIGHTS

➀ Eat brown bread while you take a million pictures of the Blüemlisalp
➁ Drink fresh mountain water rushing down the rocks as the searing sun melts it all away
➂ Reflect on the ride back, chill to Oh Wonder – Body Gold and begin plan your next hike