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Old 13.04.2021, 15:27
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Re: Suggest Best Alp Views Locations ??

Thanks for the info.

If you really want to get into the science of the perfect day .....

The super-special magical formula, when all the stars align, seems to be the combination of:
Early Spring, after lots of snow all winter, makes peaks stand out against the sky but warmer to view
plus

Very recent snow in past few days, makes peaks stand out even further

plus

Current Foehn Winds or recent winds, clears out clouds, makes peaks look closer, less haze.

plus

Current Clear Day

plus

High, unobstructed view point

Then for good measure you can also throw in:
Ridge walk facing views

Picnicking or Sitting in an outdoor restaurant so can enjoy for a while

Cable car rides to take you higher.

Other tricks:
Look at webcams to make sure it's clear before heading up.

Look at "hourly" tab of weather sites to figure out which time of day your excursion will be best.

Create folder of bookmarks so can figure this all out on the fly in a second.

Anything else?

Alternatively, you can just enjoy changing Swiss alp views any time or day of the year you are allowed a peek.

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