Ciaspolata (snowshoeing) on the Bachtel mountain


My son just won two races in a snowshoeing competition this week. When I saw this these images, from Switzerland, from Lorenzo Borghi on his blog, I knew that I wanted to pass this on through a reblog. Enjoy.

With its 1,115 m, the Bachtel is the second highest peak of Canton Zürich. The impressive snowfalls of the last days made it a perfect location for snowshoeing. Enjoy the panorama!

The track starts at 580 m.s.l. in Oberdürten


More horses than men

A steep stretch before the 800 m.s.l.


Almost there to the Bachtel top…


An ice-cold sunset on lake Zürich before the way back. Click each picture to enlarge. Pictures shots with D800 + 50 mm f/1.4G

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