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2002 Advanced Tour Album, 17-23 August

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August 2002: Julie, Angela, Chris, Karen, Sara, Jen, Lauren, Suma, Dani and Brigitte joined us (Andrew and Miya) for the Advanced tour in August 2002.

atop the Gehrihorn
An optional acclimatization hike before the tour. How did Enya (the dog) get up there??


Julie and Andrew
Just ask the leader if you need assistance with anything.

lunch break
The reward after a tough ascent and descent over the Sefinenfurke Pass. Views of the Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau mountains.


Suma, Angela, Brigitte, Karen, Dani, Andrew, Julie, Lauren, Sara, Chris
The group en route to Obersteinberg from Suppenalp. Murren in the background above the Lauterbrunnen Valley.

Another fantastic view from Tanzbodeli.


highway travel
The highway to Obersteinberg. Stop first, then admire the view!

Andrew, Dani, Brigitte
Everyone dig in! Homemade meringue with freshly whipped cream won't last long at Obersteinberg!


Lauren by candlelight
Lauren enjoys the romantic atmosphere of Obersteinberg with a glass of wine.

Julie is only the second person known to survive a swim across Oberhornsee, a verrrry cold glacial water lake.


Brigitte, Jen, Angela, Julie, Chris, Lauren, Suma
View from the end of the Lauterbrunnen Valley.

A delicious hearty meal fit for Ibex Treks hikers at Hotel Trachsellauenen.


cozy dormitory
Suma looks forward to her cozy dormitory bunk at Alpiglen.

Faulhorn style
The Faulhorn welcomes guests with classy comfort. Even at 2680m!


dinner at the Faulhorn
Grilled turkey with pasta and ratatouille. (The soup, salad and dessert courses were delicious as well!) En Guete!

view from the Faulhorn
What a view to wake up to! The Faulhorn is famous for beautiful sunrises.


Andrew, Sara, Karen, Lauren, Suma
Prepared for the last hike together.

follow the leader
The Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau mountains peak over the clouds to watch as hikers pass by.


Andrew, Lauren, Karen, Suma and Miya cool off with natural air conditioning .

heading home
The final descent of the tour. From the Faulhorn to Wilderswil via Schynige Platte.


the Brasserie
One last night on the town! The group poses with owner of Brasserie 17 in Interlaken.

Pictures are taken with an Olympus Camedia D-360L digital camera and uploaded during the tours.
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Updated 7 November 2002
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