Departure of the musicians

The “Stubetä” is a gathering of folk musicians for certain occasions. One took place at the restaurant on Musenalp over the weekend. The event was a full success, because some didn’t make it down the same evening. So that’s how some musicians left the next morning.

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Hay is getting scarce

The towering peaks of the Glarus Alps still hold a lot of snow. The Tschudi family on Alp Heuboden is eager to move, but the meadows are not quite ready yet. “The problem is that the hay gets scarcer and scarcer. And the cows are eager to leave the stables”, says Lydia Tschudi. With hay getting scarce, the cows can’t wait to leave the stable. But finally, the waiting has…

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The move to Eigen

Delayed by returns from an obnoxious winter the Reichenbach family finally started transhumance 2019 on June 6. They hike from Gstaad let them to the lowest meadows of Alp Satteleggli: The chalet on Eigen.

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Action has started on Malbun

Transhumance has started in several places in the first week of June. Alp Malbun above Buchs in the canton St. Gallen. Margrit, Ueli Abderhalden and their children finally reached the Alp on Thursday, June 6. And immediately everyone went to work, the kids, not matter how small they are, too. Watch the videos.

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The team is ready, the meadows not

Also on Alp Maran in the skistation of Arosa the summer will have a late appearance. In the last week of May it snowed again. It will take time and warm weather until the meadows are ready. However we are all busy. Just before the first June weekend we started to produce Mutschli, Camembert, Yoghurt and Quark with milk form Langwies. This week Jürg has his final apprenticeship exam, that…

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