Dave and Lexi's Adventures

Salzburger Almenweg
July 2007

Linnaea's Summer

Salzburger Almenweg
Cows and Bier

At the train station in Salzburg

Hiking up to the Eisreisenwelt ice caves in Werfen

Ready to head out from Pfarrwerfen

Morning snacks on the porch of a private alm

Dinner at Mitterfeldalm: beer, brettljausen, and knödelsuppe

Snacks at Scharten Hütte

Approaching Erichhütte

Lower peaks of the Hochköenig massif

Atop Schneeberg, our first mountain with a register box and wanderstempl

Scrambling on rocks, lunchtime at Gamskögerl

Meeting a goat at Gasthof Peßbichl, Bondl

North slope of Bernkogel

Cliff near the summit of Bernkogel

View south from Bernkogel (2325m) to Sladinkopf


Hay mowing at Präau-Hochalm, yes, that's bikini underwear and workboots


The cheese room (and butter in the bathtub)

The Gastinertal

Shady drinks at Biberalm

Nose touching at Brandner Hochalm

In our hayloft at Stubner Hütte, the Gadaunerer Hochalmen

The Gadaunerer Hochalmen, Stubner Hütte is at the left

Blueberry eater!

Playing with the water at Schattbachalm...

...and the dog too

Nearing Miesbichlscharte (the pass), Stubnerkogel in the background

Looking down upon Bockhartseehütte

Having fun at the Felsen Therme pools in Bad Gastein

Badgasteiner Hütte atop Gamskarkogel (2467m, our highpoint)

Mountaintop "sand"box, note Ambrose's harness and anchor

Happy Birthday Linnaea! Her first birthday atop Gamskarkogel, with a piece of Linzertorte

Birthday wishes from some German hikers

Mmmmm, daddy's snacks look yummy

A snail (a snail was molested in the making of this picture)

First buttermilk, at Mandlhütte

Another peaceful nap on daddy's back

At Karteisalm

Looking up the Tappenkarseetal towards Glingspitze (2433m)

Looking south into the Hohe Tauern National Park from the top of Glingspitze (2433m)

Tappenkarsee and local residents

Draugstein from Filzmoosalm

Cheesemaking pot and other "useful" items at Weißalm

On top of Gründegg

Approaching Kleinarler Hütte

Atop Grießenkareck, Dachstein range in the distance

Daddy! Look! A cow!

View of the Dachsteins from Latschenhof at dusk

Waiting for the wrong bus in Flachau

At the train station in Bischofshofen

Dinner in Munich

The zoo!