A hike on the Hahnenkamm

Sunday. Kitzbuhel had almost returned to normal. There were still a few bikers around, sitting astride their machines and revving up the engines of their Harley Davidsons.

We headed for the peace and quiet of the mountains and took the cable car up to the top of the Hahnenkamm at 1670 m.

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After studying the map we set off on the panoramic trail round the summit. At just 4 km it was fairly flat and on a good path.

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After a short stretch through woodland the views opened up and we could gaze across the valley to the surrounding mountains.

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Always dominant was the Kitzbuhelhorn. We plan to go up there in the next few days.

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Our gentle stroll was full of interest and I was amazed at the variety of wild flowers.

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There were also wooden sculptures of bears to greet us along the way.

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A small church marked the midpoint of our walk and here we turned left to complete our circuit.

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It had been a peaceful few hours up in the mountains but now it was time to descend back to our hotel for afternoon tea and cake.

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A good day out.

About crosbyman66

My aim is to create a photo diary of my walks and my travels. I have two main hobbies, walking and photography and these complement each other. I am a senior citizen, what used to be called an old age pensioner, but I don't feel old. Since retirement I have had more time to pursue my hobbies and the opportunity to travel more. My philosophy now is - Do what you can, while you can. My other interests are fine wines and keeping fit. These may not complement each other but keep me happy.
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