Mt Baden Powell (W6 CT-004) 9399 ft, 26 August 2016

Previous activations: https://halssota.wordpress.com/2015/08/13/mt-baden-powell-w6-ct-004-9399-ft-12-august-2015/ https://halssota.wordpress.com/2013/08/17/mt-baden-powell-w6ct-004-9400-ft-16-august-2013/ A nice hike to try and get my high altitude fitness back. Most of the last month has been walking at fairly low altitudes. And I did feel the effects of altitude on the hike! 4.3 miles each way, 1800 feet up on ascent (2 hrs 35 min) and 300 feet…

La Crevasse, Switzerland (HB VS-242) 10 August 2016

On vacation in the Valais region of Switzerland with my family. They wanted to visit: a cheese-making farm, a watch factory, and a chocolate factory. I think they had to accept just cheese-making in this area! I also wanted to climb and activate at least one SOTA peak. We had rented a chalet for a week…