Neither snow nor ice - it's marble

Neither snow nor ice - it's marble

The western part of Moarer Weißen (2867m) mirrored in Moarer Egetensee. What you see is neither ice nor snow, it's a marble scree field to be walked across! Sept 23rd 2006
Gangolf Haub
on Oct 16, 2006 11:27 am
Image ID: 235609


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Herb - Oct 16, 2006 2:24 pm - Voted 10/10


Wow, this is really an amazing eyecatcher. At first sight you are forced to think, it's an unreal snowfield ending in the lake...
Beautiful pic & interesting trip report.


Gangolf Haub

Gangolf Haub - Oct 16, 2006 2:57 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Eyecatcher!

Thanks Herbert. I had to take a detour to get the picture and am happy I did it. Even my girlfriend is now, though she didn't like to be kept waiting - just for a silly photo.


alex_vega - Oct 17, 2006 5:59 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Eyecatcher!

Completely agree with Herbert! Great shot Gangolf and nice trip report.

Cheers, Alex

Gangolf Haub

Gangolf Haub - Oct 17, 2006 6:20 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Eyecatcher!

Thanks Alex!

The funny thing I didn't really realize until much later is that the reflection is visible in the water though I used a polarisation filter. This should not have happened but maybe the angles were in my favour...


klwagar - Oct 16, 2006 9:00 pm - Hasn't voted


photograph and it would be really interesting to walk on the scree.

Gangolf Haub

Gangolf Haub - Oct 17, 2006 7:10 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Interesting

If you look at this picture you can perhaps see what it feels like - it's the reverse direction.


PereRamon - Apr 2, 2010 7:25 am - Voted 10/10

Really intresting!

And really a very beuatiful shoot.

Alex Wood

Alex Wood - May 2, 2012 10:55 pm - Voted 10/10


this is an awesome photo. Nice shot of some excellent geology

Gangolf Haub

Gangolf Haub - May 3, 2012 5:54 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow

Thanks, Alex! It's also one of my favourites. Having been there in person was even more special. I wonder what it would feel like to climb a marble summit like the one in the background.

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