Via Ferrata in Reit im Winkl

Reit im Winkl – rather known as skiing spot – ┬áhas a new summer attraction: a nice via ferrata! As the setting is beautiful, right along a waterfall, the access is easy and it is not very long, I gathered some friends to check it out. Location: Reit im Winkl, Hausbachfall Duration: Ascend: 1h 30m, Descend: 30m Difficulty: B/C The Read More …

Biking along the Isar in the Bavarian Alps

As I got me a new mountain bike, I was looking a comfortable tour on a beginner level due to my lack of endurance. For a long time I hadn’t been at the Sylvenstein Reservoir so I decided to go there. The tour nicely starts along the Isar followed by a passage along the B13. After that you need to Read More …

Hornschlitten Rennen 2017 in Garmisch

“Hornschlitten Rennen” means wooden sledge race. A “Hornschlitten” is a sledge which sports two uprising handles emerging from its runners, resembling to horns. Since ages in alpine regions these sledges were the tool of choice to bring down wood, hay or nuriture from the mountain huts or villages into the valleys in a quick manner. So one time one sledge Read More …

Go Climb A Rock!

This is one of these sentences that never should appear on a blog. But I wanted to say sorry for that long period of idleness. So here are some impressions of a climbing trip I’ve been doing lately afar from not-blogging: Watzmann (2713m) via ferrata