Becoming a Groupie on a Swiss Alps Hike

Glacial landscape

Travel writer Carol Antman surmounts misgivings and mountains in Switzerland When I was invited to tag along as a journalist with Alpine Adventure Trails Tour on a two-week hike in the Swiss Alps, I was eager for my husband Mark to book the trip and come. Somehow he did not share my enthusiasm. “…climbs of […]

An Alpine Chapel at Riffelalp

Riffelalp Chapel in Zermatt

Riffelalp Chapel is a Private Chapel 2,210 Metres Above Sea Level: Located over 2,210 metres above sea level is Riffelalp, an intermediate station of the Gornergrat-Bahn. Many hikers come up here to start their Alpine hikes, and also at Riffelalp are the Riffelalp Resort and the Riffelalp Chapel, a chapel built by Alexander Seiler, founder […]