Schwarzer Adler Gasthof
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... being able to try new foods we just wanted to have some simple food that we could throw together and it wouldn't cost a whole lot. We grabbed some pasta and had a nice and filling dinner. The rest of the night consisted of flipping through the channels that were all in German, attempting to figure out how the heater worked (which it kinda didn't) and attempting to keep warm underneath the blankets and layers we were sleeping in!
... br> The next day we took off north through the notorious Splugenpass...pretty views but I'm glad I wasn't driving!
Stopped to hike down the gorge at Viamala which has been carved out by the Rhein River. The next stop was Ruinaulta, where the Rhein flows below white carved cliffs. Our destination for the next two nights is another refugio, Alpenrosli, at St. Antonien. Christoph met up with us and his sister and family came the next day.
The next (crazy!) idea I had was to tackle the Nebelhorn - http://www.das-hoechste.de/en/summer/mo untains/nebelhorn/ which is just a four hour drive away in the Allgäu. The point of this madness was that from the bottom (815m) to the top (2224m) is around the same climb as I will do in Nepal (up to 1420m!). This was definitely the most difficult walking I've done so far. It was so steep at times with a variety of terrains from walking on tarmac roads ...
Thursday 28 August
Moved on this morning, up the Pitztal valley, just south
of Imst. Went up to the Pitztal glacier, taking the Glacier Express(tunnel
train) followed Tyrol’s highest cable car to the restaurant at 3,440m, near the
top of the Wildspitze (3,774m). Perfect weather for a day in the snow – blue
skies and no wind.
Staying near Jerzens tonight. Had a great evening meal at
the campsite restaurant ...
... other than
where we had stayed in Zeinissee), and looked at the impressive avalanche
protection (31 people died here in 1999). We then went on to Ischgl and, as the
rain was stopping, we decided to take the chairlifts up towards Samnaun which
is a duty free zone in Switzerland. The lifts were completely free with the 3
day Silvretta card, which came with the local accommodation at Zeinissee. The
card also included ...