Whew, we’re busy travelers. I’m reminded of a flock of migrating birds, pouncing on grain fields when hungry but forever traveling in the general direction of their chosen season. Our trip to Europe was short this time, just about 5 ski days, a tourist day or two, a couple days of Euro driving, three days of flying (due to a delay on the way back). But like those winged feeding machines finding a fresh cornfield, we were blessed with some good weather in the Dolomite, and powder north of there. Here is our other Dolomite day. It was good for photos, so in the grand internet tradition of way too many images in one TR, here you go.
Lou skis down Zehner Peak in the breathtaking Dolomite, Italy. (Prononce Zehner as 'Zaaner'). On the new Dynafit Cho Oyu ski, they're an effective 'one choice' plank that would be excellent for traveling, and most certainly are the upgrade for the do-anything Seven Summits.
After a leisurely breakfast at cozy Fanes Hut, Lisa gets moving. Zenher means '10' and is said to allude to the farmers noting where the sun is at around 10:00 in the morning, presumably during summer chores.
Our destination, Zehner Peak
Sas Dla Crusc range, St. Anton peak (2466 m), Medesc (2584 m). We assume the numbers indicate hours for hiking.
Lou about halfway up.
View down Zehner. Yesterday's tour is behind him, mostly hidden by intervening ridge. One of those big peaks is perhaps the famed Tofana di Rozes, or nearby?
A classic shot of two alpinists.
The Green Stenmark flies by while we climb -- Gabo Adamec, Dynafit regional sales manager for Eastern Europe.
Paparazzi on the peak.
Steps away from the top.
The outstanding Dolomites.
Lou working for a living.
Another bella vista.
As we near the bottom, Fanes Hut comes into view.
The route up Zehner Peak.
Map below shows Fanes Hut location as well as Zehner.
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