My first attempt to climb the Zugspitze

Travel time: August 2005  |  by valesca schaefer

In Memoriam

To the memory of my uncle



who went backcountry skiing in the Berchtesgaden Alps and was killed by an avalanche at the Röthwand.

His life was full of traveling and adventure.
May he rest in peace.

© valesca schaefer, 2005
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The trip
My uncle Alexander had invited me to climb Germanys highest mountain with him. We had then arranged a date which turned out to be the worst we could have chosen: the whole area was flooded!
Start of journey: Aug 22, 2005
Duration: 3 days
End of journey: Aug 24, 2005
Travelled countries: Austria
The Author
valesca schaefer is an active author on break-fresh-ground. since 17 years.
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