But the condition of his health continued to be very alarming, and they went almost immediately to Davos, where he remained until the spring of 1881.
He spent the summer months in Scotland, writing articles, poems, and above all his first romance, The Sea-Cook, afterwards known as Treasure Island; but he was driven back to Davos in October.
His two winters at Davos had done him some good, but his summers in Scotland invariably undid the benefit.
9,869 Passo della Duana (Avers Valley to the Val Bregaglia), snow 9,187 Sertig Pass (Davos to Scanfs), foot path.
8,770 Ducan Pass (Davos to Bergun), foot path.