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Editors' Choice 2010 Videos: Hiking the Swiss Alps

Hike Switzerland's Via Alpina route with the Backpacker editors in our video series.

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Team Geneva

Get ready for the hike of a lifetime as our editors take you up the best trail in the Alps. On this leg get views of the highest pass along the Via Alpina.

Team Zurich (Coming Soon!)

From Aldorf to Meringen, our editors tackle 50 miles and over 8,000 feet of vertical gain. Along the way, get bird’s eye views of the Wetterhorn and high alpine lakes.


Climbing the Monch

After 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.