Friday, August 21, 2009

Tre Cime di Lavaredo #2

source map: infoboard

... continuation of the Tre Cime Tour - hiking trail 105 :
from the Locatelli Hut, via path no. 105
(alta via Dolomiti/Dolomieten Höhenweg #4)
slightly ascending to the "Lange Alpe" Hut, past
the Lang-Alpe Lake and hiking around the Three Peaks
to the west (pass Col di Mezzo) to the Auronzo Hut ...

... Rhodothamnus chamaecistus with drizzle drops ...
(Rododendro nano)
EN: Dwarf Azalea - DE: Zwerg-Alpenrose

... pian da Rin / Rienzboden 2192 m

... Lange-Alm / Malgo,
the Tre Cime/Three Peaks in the background ...

... Tre Cime di Lavaredo as seen just
the forcella Col di Mezzo ...

... forcella Col di Mezzo - 2315 m ...

... path 105 to the Rifugio Auronzo - 2320 m...

... golden eagle (stuffed) in the Aronzo hut ...

Aguila chrysaetos ... (EN)
... has a wingspan averaging over 2 m
and up to 1 m in body length.
They are extremely swift, and can dive upon
their quarry at speeds of more than 241km/hr

EN: golden eagle - NL: steenarend
FR: aigle royal - De: steinadler

... after a 3 hrs 30 min. walk, in drizzly weather,
temperature 2°C
, we reward ourselves
with a soul warming goulash soup,

some crusty bread and butter ...

Christoph Hainz ... (DE)
Berg & Skiführer / mountain guide.
by - offical site
"DAS PHANTOM" - Große Zinne Nordwand
(Sextner Dolomiten)

6.,7.,8., und 10.,11.,12., August 1995

... watercolour 'Tre Cime di Lavaredo'
by Gigi Plazzogna ...