A Winter Climb on the Jubiläumsgrat

Duane climbing on the Ridge. Picture taken December 16, 2006.

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Holsti97

Holsti97 - Dec 17, 2006 11:38 am - Voted 10/10

Nice action shot

I like the contrast of the colorful boots and ropes against the gray rock and snow.

Charles

Charles - Dec 17, 2006 12:46 pm - Voted 10/10

Looks good

Good shot! It´s on my "to do" list and in winter does look a lot of fun!

Cheers

Charles

Marcus Hofmann

Marcus Hofmann - Dec 17, 2006 11:09 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Looks good

Charles, it is definitely a worthwhile climb. Challenging, but not too strenuous. Highly recommendet!

Dan Dalton

Dan Dalton - Dec 17, 2006 12:58 pm - Voted 10/10

All I have to say is...

that this looks awesome! Love all of the colorful gear against the grey rock, snow, and sky! Good job, thanks for sharing!

Dan

Marcus Hofmann

Marcus Hofmann - Dec 17, 2006 1:29 pm - Hasn't voted

Thanks.

Thanks for the nice comments. I actually only took this picture because I was bored while waiting for Duane to get up there. But I guess that's how the good shots happen.

Brad Marshall

Brad Marshall - Dec 18, 2006 1:10 am - Voted 10/10

Nice Photo

Nice action shot. Keep up the good work and great climbing.

Marcus Hofmann

Marcus Hofmann - Dec 18, 2006 6:47 am - Hasn't voted

Wow.

I am really happy you all like this picture. I never thought it would score so high and get enough votes to make it as picture of the day, especially with all the other stunning pictures submitted every day. I feel honoured.

Big Benn

Big Benn - Dec 18, 2006 9:54 am - Voted 10/10

A Great Photo

Now that's what I call a great photo! So appropriate for SP. Captures the moment really well. Do you have enough photos to post a "Winter" Album for the Jubiläumsgrat Marcus? Would allow me to drool over a route that will always be above my own very modest capabilities, in an area of Germany that I absolutely adore.

Marcus Hofmann

Marcus Hofmann - Dec 18, 2006 12:03 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: A Great Photo

Bryan, thanks for the compliments. I do actually have a selection of photos from an unsuccessful attempt in February 2005 online here, and some from the successful climb last weekend here. They all have German captions and descriptions, though, so yes, I will post an album on SP (and collect all the great photos by other SPers in there, too). Good idea.

Update: The album is here. Enjoy.

tommi

tommi - Dec 18, 2006 12:25 pm - Voted 10/10

Great pic

Very good pic, I like the Jubigrat and will climb it again this January.

Deb

Deb - Dec 18, 2006 4:21 pm - Voted 10/10

Beautiful Action!

This shot is making me wait my turn!

Kevin Cannon

Kevin Cannon - Dec 18, 2006 5:01 pm - Hasn't voted

Action shot

Photo of the Week is usually filled with breathtakingly beautiful scenic pictures. They are so gorgeous; it's almost hard to believe. To me, people make pictures beautiful. Especially action shots. I love yours. Thanks for posting.

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