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Switzerland: Photo Preview of the 2010 Editors' Choice Trip

The editors are back from their annual Editors' Choice trip. Get a preview of the testing ground in this tour of Switzerland. All photos by Steve Howe.
  • Dusk near the top of Hannamoospass.
  • Peaks above Adelboden.
  • Hiking through Adelboden.
  • Associate Editor Shannon Davis checks the trail sign on the Alpine Passes Route.
  • A view into the Kandersteg Valley
  • The price for sunset atop the passes: Epic night routefinding lower down.
  • Peaks enroute to Lauterbrunnen.
  • Senior Editor Dennis Lewon in fine form over the passes.
  • Bakery in Lauterbrunnen.
  • Editor in Chief Jon Dorn and Dennis Lewon check out the lunch selection.
  • The team picnics beneath the Eiger.
  • On the train from Wengen to Grindelwald.
  • Villages near Wengen.
  • Gear Editor Kristin Hostetter gets a view of the Eiger.
Dusk near the top of Hannamoospass.
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Dusk near the top of Hannamoospass.


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Wow...the Swiss Alps are just as gorgeous during the fall. I've been there in the winter and it was the trip of a lifetime! Looks fantastic and I can't wait to read all the details!
— Meg

I was unaware that one could "backpack" anywhere in Europe. The alpenhut systems were set up to encourage their use and keep people from tenting and spoiling the streams and land. How did you do this?
— Patrick


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