World Heritage Region

Walking around the “Altausseer See” I took these pictures of the frozen lake and the surrounding forest. It was a sunny, even warm winter day and one could hear the sound of the melting ice of the lake.

I think you can easily see why this beautiful region is under protection…

 

Sunshine and Snow

I took up ski mountaineering some years ago. What I love about this sport is that you can beat the crowds of the big ski resorts and walk up your own way through the wintery forest covered with deep powder snow.

On my way up I often stop to take some pictures. Here are the ones I took yesterday: