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Having spent a week on my mountain, it was time to do some longer and steeper walks again so it was back to Oberstdorf but this time avoiding waterfalls! Day 1 was spent on a flatter walk and on day 2 the only way was up! Although due to time constraints we came down by cable car which confused Lizzie! Surprisingly little ...
Day 286 6 hrs, 12.1 kms Next morning I head down to another lake. Across the lake I see for the first time mountains completely cover in snow. Along this hike I've often seen patches of snow on the higher slopes, but never mountains completely covered in snow. I suddenly realize that there's a whole other level to the Alps that I haven't even gotten close to... But now it's time to start heading down hill. There's a path on ...
... beautiful reservoir to walk along. Nice place to soak in the beauty and think back on all that I've experienced on this Alpine adventure. An adventure that is probably soon going to come to an end. And then... my second surprise of the day. Is that... a clock tower coming up from the middle of the lake? As I get closer, I can see that it's a church tower, rising up from the waters, blending in beautifully with the surroundings. Later I ...
... And yet, they were conquered. This bridge was the link, the first step in getting across this fierce river, then up the cliffs, across the pass and on to the kingdoms on the other side. Of course, there's a video clip (one of my favorites to date), across the bridge, and up the trail on the far side. Once I reach the highway partway up the mountain, I'm faced with my own challenge. This highway does not look very pedestrian friendly as it chisels, ...
... chalet--nice spot for a videoclip. Pfunds is the last town before the big climb up to the pass into Italy, so its a bittersweet farewell. Now that I've discovered that you can sleep in a warm bed and not blow your budget here in Austria, I'm not in such a hurry to move on. But the mountain awaits me. I fix my gaze on the narrowing valley up ahead and continue down the ...