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Hiking Switzerland's Via Alpina: Climbing the MonchAfter 100 miles hiking in the Swiss Alps, the Backpacker editors couldn't resist a summit of one of Europe's most famous peaks, the Monch.
Contributing Editor, John Harlin, had a cool idea of how to spend our last day in Switzerland: "We'll climb the Monch," he said. And Jon Dorn, Dennis Lewon, and Shannon Davis followed. (Jonathan Dorn)