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Wednesday started cloudy and rainy so we had a lazy breakfast of hot croissants from the campsite restaurant - gorgeous! The weather got brighter and the cloud lifted and so we decided it was a good day to try some Via Ferrata Climbing. We wandered into the village and spoke to the booking office who showed us all the possible routes, pointing out some good easy all day family routes for first timers - but ...
... facilities though in true Hunt style). Then we spotted an ingenious use of the button lift (on what would be the nursery slopes in the winter) to pull grass-karts up the hill... It had to be done; Mike and Ben opting for the 'let's see how fast we can go' and the 'let's try it without using the brakes at all' style, and Ellie and I shared a kart with Ellie opting for the 'how do I stop' and 'can we go very slow' style! We all had fun ...
... going and going, winding down the mountain. The emergency run off ramps (with lots of tyre marks to show regular use) added to the tension, and with 3 Tons of Truck and Caravan I could smell the brakes were getting very hot. I pulled off into a large parking area half way down to give the car a rest and we had some quick lunch (finished off Ben's Gouda Cheese from Amsterdam). (Found this later on Practical Caravanning; "Max gradient ...
... at the top we saw that the walking tracks zig zagged the train tracks through the countryside and many walkers were using the train to break or extend their routes. In hindsight a train ticket would have added even more to the day. There are 2 further cable cars that travel up to 2260m, which would be great to explore, but we begin cycling ...
... off the cliff. But somehow they get around every corner just fine. They ride the same way both up and down the mountain. And I am not talking about just men, these women put us American Women riders to shame. We talked to a gentleman from Switzerland and he had visited the states before and he said the American speed limits really put a damper on their style of riding.
I hope you enjoy my photos, until next time.....