Deep snow on Notkarspitze

Deep snow and the risk of avalanches finally forced us back down - Dec 29th 2005

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tiziana

tiziana - Jan 6, 2006 12:38 am - Voted 10/10

I like this

winter vision :)

Big Benn

Big Benn - Jan 14, 2006 11:51 am - Voted 10/10

Hiking to the Notkarspitze

A superb view of hiking in very difficult winter condiitons.

Mark Doiron

Mark Doiron - Aug 30, 2006 9:48 pm - Voted 10/10

Nighttime?

Nice image. Is it at night?

When I attended the USAF Basic Survival School we spent four days in the mountains near Spokane--8 feet of snow--on homemade snowshoes. Not a good time! :-(

Thanks for adding it to the Why Do You Do It album!

--mark d.

Lukas Kunze

Lukas Kunze - Aug 31, 2006 12:23 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Nighttime?

Thanks Mark!
It' s about 11am ;) We knew that there would be a lot of snow but we didn' t have snowshoes (not even self made ones)... But that was no problem (avalanche danger was at the end...)
Cheers Lukas

Sajama

Sajama - Nov 23, 2006 2:14 pm - Voted 10/10

Wooww

I know this type of hard and dangerous situations. Excelent shot!

Lukas Kunze

Lukas Kunze - Nov 23, 2006 5:49 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wooww

Thanks Sajama!

tuntun

tuntun - Dec 5, 2006 5:46 am - Voted 10/10

Wonderful

It is wonderful photo. According to your reply, if no snow shoes also you can hike there? Strong man you are..
:) :)

Lukas Kunze

Lukas Kunze - Dec 5, 2006 7:28 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wonderful

Thanks tuntun!
Yes it is possible without snow shoes, but I wouldn' t call me strong, I would call me insane... ;)
Cheers Lukas

tanya

tanya - Nov 29, 2007 12:42 am - Voted 10/10

!?!?!?!?!?

Snow is scarey ;)

Lukas Kunze

Lukas Kunze - Nov 29, 2007 1:47 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: !?!?!?!?!?

Yes, sometimes... but according to my experience it' s mostly exhausting...
Cheers Lukas

BCJ

BCJ - Oct 21, 2008 10:09 pm - Voted 10/10

Outstanding!

My legs started burning just looking at breaking that trail. Great photo!

Lukas Kunze

Lukas Kunze - Oct 22, 2008 2:51 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Outstanding!

Thanks for you commment BCJ!
We did this for... I don' t know about 1.5km and finally the slope got too steep so we weren' t sure about the avalanche conditions anymore and finally turned back :( But a great trip anyhow!
Cheers Lukas

andreeacorodeanu

andreeacorodeanu - Nov 3, 2008 2:00 pm - Voted 10/10

Great

Ohhh so many snow and so niiiiiiiiiiice, soon will be like in this pic :D, good photo and good u dont had avalanches ;)!

Lukas Kunze

Lukas Kunze - Nov 4, 2008 12:20 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Great

Yes, I' m looking forward for winter, too :)
Cheers Lukas

ArankaP

ArankaP - Mar 22, 2009 12:33 am - Voted 10/10

Nice

shiny crystals in the snow.

Lukas Kunze

Lukas Kunze - Mar 22, 2009 2:28 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice

Thanks for you comment! At the time is was there I wished it would be less of the beautiful snow...
Cheers Lukas

sparkes384

sparkes384 - Nov 20, 2010 7:38 pm - Hasn't voted

Bad

Bad ass my friend...I do miss the snow of Europe (Back in the 80's)

Lukas Kunze

Lukas Kunze - Nov 21, 2010 2:40 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Bad

I don't have much memories of that time but I remeber when I was a kid that there was much more snow in Munich (and it stayed longer than a few days...)!
Cheers Lukas

Boriss Andean

Boriss Andean - Nov 27, 2010 11:44 am - Voted 10/10

Knee deep snow.

That's an awesome pic. You really get lots of snow on Notkarspitze!

Lukas Kunze

Lukas Kunze - Nov 27, 2010 12:12 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Knee deep snow.

Thanks! Well, actually it's more than knee deep! We where walking on the branches of the mountain pines which are all over the place (it works better than it sounds). But every now and then you miss a twig and then you're in up to your chest... it's quite a workout to get on top of the pines again...
Cheers Lukas

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