Switzerland.  Home to The Alps.  A formidable mountain range that includes Monte Rosa as it’s highest peak and the Eiger, the Matterhorn, the Jungfrau and a whole host of other ‘horns’ too numerous to list.  Standing on our balcony we are able to see (on a clear day of course) the three peaks of the Eiger, Monch and the Jungfrau nestled between our local ‘hill’, the Rigi, and our local mountain, Pilatus.  Mount Pilatus has legends of ghosts and myths of dragons (more of those later), oh, and even has a radio station named after it.  Pilatus was to be the destination of our first mountain trip.

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