A beautiful DecSeptember day in Gschlöß valley

Today was a really cold day: Just above freezing in the morning in the "valley" (if you still want to consider Matrei in Osttirol at just under 1000 metres above sea level to be in the valley), and a bit below freezing at the start of my hiking point (some further 500 metres higher up). Fortunately, it was sunny for the first two to three hours, which made my hike into Gschlöß valley a delight. Continue reading A beautiful DecSeptember day in Gschlöß valley

Hochkönig is king

The last two days were dedicated to Hochkönigstock and Steinernes Meer. As I was feeling a bit lazy (and it was supposed to rain in the afternoon), I opted for the more relaxed (and shorter) option of a chairlift ride, and a hike at the top on both days. This gives you more time to enjoy the views from above – you just should not forget anything in your car! Continue reading Hochkönig is king