Last weekend despite of the feezing cold weather forcast I had my first backcountry skiing tour for this season. Our destination was Pfronten, near the austrian border on the german side. Starting there saturday morning we had about 25 min to drive to the starting point of our tour, a parking lot at Haldensee. Starting… Read More Backcountry Skiing Tour – Tannheimer Tal / Lechtal
Last year in september 2017 my friend Anni and me decided to visit the Dolomites in Italy with focus on taking photographes.
Having visited the Dolomites for several times with my motorcycle some 20 years ago I was quite curious if I remember that outstanding landscape right and if it will be even more beautiful visiting it “on foot”.… Read More A Photo Trip to the Dolomites
The weatherforecast for the northern alpes was good for the weekend and – most important – it was snowing on friday. Somewhat of “powderalert” in this year, that did not have too much snow so far. So I decided spontanously to have a one days trip to Austria (Sellraintal in Tyrol) to do the “Wetterkreuz”-… Read More Backcountry Skiing Tour “Wetterkreuz”
The recent two month I was waiting for snow. It finally came, but in the alps unfortunately not enough for backcountry skiing and in Frankenjura it did not last longer than 3 weeks. Now its nearly all gone. Between Christmas and new year I had the chance to make some nice pics of a foggy… Read More Winter Impressions…Fog and Snow
Using the good weather forecast for last weekend I decided to visit Höllentalklamm (Bavaria/Germany). Starting in Grainau I followed at the beginnig a good path up to Höllentaleingangshütte at 1045 m (about an hour). About 20 min later I was at the beginning of the Klamm, that is blocked by an iron gate, so you… Read More Höllentalklamm
Recently I went for a week to the area around Briancon for climbing holidays. We also took the bike and the running shoes with us, but the most important thing was climbing. To read more, please visit my page: Climbing Holidays in Briancon
Recently I came back from my amazing 5 days trip on the first part of “Grande Traversata delle Alpi” from Nufenen (pass in Switzerland) to Varzo (small city in Italy). We walked about 45 km with more than 20 kg backpacks on our back through a beautiful nature, had lots of fun and took a… Read More Grande Traversata delle Alpi