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... were a lot busier and also icier. Don't get me wrong - the skiing/boarding is still great.
On the other hand, the Lech side (Lech, Zug and Zurs) seemed to have the better slopes - wide, open, not too crowded, and much more powder.
So you really have to decide what you prefer more. But at least there close enough to each other that you can actually do both during a week.
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 ...
Day 285 5 hrs, 8 kms Day Totals: 16 hrs, 29.6 kms Technically I'm in Italy, but as my friend in Flies reminded me, this region is historically and culturally part of Austria. Even now it has some autonomy, with it's own transportation system and education system (German first, then Italian) All the towns have both German and Italian names. The whole area still has a pretty Austrian "feel" to it. My first town Curon Venosta, is actually a ...
... give a view of the gorge far, far below. The main gorge actually continues south into Switzerland. This road is climbing up the wall of a smaller gorge up over the pass to Italy. Finally, after one last tunnel, I pop out in a shallow narrow valley witha stream running next to it. Looks like I'm safe. There's a somewhat modern stone fortress pressed right against the cliff, guarding the way... and then... the grassy fields begin once again. I've ...
... 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 ...