The Alps are ready for the winners

We are in the Bernese Alps, above the village of Adelboden, just one day before the three winners of the Adopt-an-Alp-Contest land at Zurich Airport. After a four hour hike we can confirm that the Alp meadows are ready. We found an abundance of flowers, herbs and grass. Here are just a few:

On the slopes up to Tschentenalp (6,400 ft.), 2000 ft. above Adelboden.

 

The firs are sprouting.
The art of pollination.