Back in October 2018, the storm ‘Adrian’ has hit South Tyrol badly. With a wind speed up to 140 km/h and up to 400 mm rain it had a deep impact on the area. Killing an estimated number of 14 million trees.
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The Prösels Castle (Schloss Prösels, Castello di Presule) is a beautiful castle near the Schlern mountains in South Tyrol, Italy.
Journey around the Völseggspitze
The Völseggspitze (1834 m) is a mountain peak in the Dolomites, South Tyrol/Italy. It takes a day hike around it and that journey is worth taking many pictures.
First Smell of Winter in September
A cold front reached the Alps on the weekend, covering the high peaks with snow.
Most snow is now gone with the sky clearing up, but still making a good contrast to the green down below. Things will definitely change in a few weeks…
Happy Covering 🙂
Cloud Mountain Tree Sunset
Sunset in the Alps, the mountain trees forming new branches with the clouds …
Happy Treeing 🙂
Hiking in the Tschamin Valley
Summer is over and Fall has started in the northern hemisphere. Time of the year to do more beautiful hikes in the Alps. This time I take you on a hike through the green Tschamin valley: for me one of the most beautiful and scenic places in the Dolomites, Italy.
Hiking the Poppenkanzel
Oh, the mountains! Getting up, free your mind and have a wonderful view! So here is another hike with stunning views we enjoyed this summer: from the Karer Pass up to the Poppenkanzel on the Latemar. Including sitting in a movie theatre 🙂
Hiking up to the Tschafonhütte and Völseggspitze
What makes mountain lakes so special? Get the answer with that picture below :-).
Snowshoe Hiking Impressions
With the hiking trails covered with as much as 50-60 cm snow, the natural way to hike the trails is using snowshoes. Two days ago an extra 10-15 cm snow arrived, and the trails are just amazing. Here are a few impressions from the snowshoe hike today:
Happy New Year 2018!
Starting the New Year in the mountains, with cold snow covering everything. Beautiful view to the peaks, illuminated by last sun rays of New Year’s Day.
Happy New Year!