In 2019, residents of Switzerland spent 200 million hours hiking and 2.4 millions went on an average of 15 bike rides, according to recently published data from Switzerland’s Federal Roads Office (FEDRO). In 2019, around 57% of residents aged over 15 went hiking, a figure 20 percentage points higher than in 2007. The steepest rise […]
Combine Swiss ingenuity with an alpine cave, and you get this.
Geneva-based writer, Renu Chahil-Graf, hikes around some stunning mountain parts of eastern Switzerland, revealing surprises and extolling the charms of hiking in the rain. Real hikers don’t use umbrellas! So proclaimed Professor Dr. Jürg Hari, our guide on a recent hike. Few would have given up a weekend of confirmed sunshine in Geneva to head […]