Greetings from Bavaria!

Hefeweisen and Dachstein
A taste of the Alps.

I’m writing from Munich, having just wrapped up three wonderful weeks of hut trekking in the northern limestone Alps of Bavaria (Germany) and Tyrol (Austria). We hiked through the Karwendel range, crossed over the rugged Kaisergebirge, toured the Berchtesgaden mountains, and traversed the Dachstein — sleeping and eating in alpine huts all along the way with a few stays in villages in between. Though not as tall as the central ranges of the Alps, these jagged limestone mountains boast ultra rugged profiles that rival the famous Dolomites in Italy.

Of course I have a heap of new photos that I’m eager to share, but that will have to wait until after the summer when I’ve got my real computer monitor to work on (and a place to live). For the remainder of the summer we will be on the road in Colorado, living out of our truck and backpacking as much as we can!

4 thoughts on “Greetings from Bavaria!

  1. ?? was just in CB and thought of you both. Wondered where you were but knew you were having a great time. Hope to see you soon stateside

  2. Welcome to Germany 🙂 Will you be here much longer? I hope so – that way you can take even mor epictures! have been following your blog for a while since I came across one of your pictures while researching for a Patagonia trip.

    1. Hi Felix, I actually posted this the night before we flew back home to the states. But we had some great treks there and I did get lots of photos that I will post in the autumn. I’m already looking forward to our next trip to the Alps, maybe in another year or two.

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