In preparation for an upcoming hike in the Dolomites, we went in search of a fixed-rope route. After our four days in Ticino, we decided we still needed to do a fixed-rope route before heading out to the Dolomites. My husband picked Switzerland’s first route which opened in 1992. It’s one of the nicest and also one of the longer ones. We were out climbing for four hours and after about two-thirds of the route, I was ready to stop climbing. Unfortunately once you start, there is no turning back and I think I may have crawled to the summit (or at least it felt like it).
We spent the night at thewhich is worth going to, even if you don’t stay the night. Not only is the view fantastic, the food is amazing. The owner is a chef who used to cook in gourmet restaurants. The night we stayed there was a full moon so we also booked the full moon walk. But the moon (or rather the clouds) played a trick on us and we had to use our head lamps while walking.
After reaching the summit, we hiked down the other side of the mountain to