Travel to Austria : Stubachtal
Austria's Nationalpark Hohe Tauern straddles the crest of the Alps and includes several high peaks such as the Grosvenediger, Grossglockner, and Hochalmspitze. One approach to the crest is up the Stubach River.
The valley floor is farmed and dotted with handsome houses.
A massive valley-floor home and B&B.
A local sawmill.
Adjoining it, stream-control works.
Heading up the valley.
Within view of the summit: cows.
Tauernmoos See, another hydro project.
Approaching the summit.
Peak with glacier: namely, Eiskoegele with Odenwinkelkees.
Another view, with freshly shattered rock and moss supported by meltwater.
You can hear it trickling.
A case-study in geologic process.
The summit: Kalser Tauern.
Looking down into the south-draining Dorfer Tal.
The Dorfertal, with one of dozens of cairns.
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