Heading for Dachstein Today & Name That Pastry, chapter 2

Post by WildSnow.com blogger | January 8, 2008      

In Bad Heaering at the moment, packing for the approximately 2 hour drive over to the Dachstein. Sun is out and the surrounding mountains are glowing white with promise. Tough knowing what to bring to these European “huts,” as many are more like lodges or hotels and you really don’t need all that much.

On the other hand, what with unknown weather, unknown activities — and computer work — I keep throwing in various items. Perhaps a helmet? Yep. Throw in the CAMP. Perhaps a harness? Yep. Grab that nice lightweight rando harness I keep kicking around for just this sort of thing. Pants for the hut? Add those Cloudveil Switchbacks; perfect. External hard drive? Perhaps leave that here…

Oh, and least we forget, Name That Pastry:

Austrian backcountry skiing.
This should be just another warmup for all you experts out there. Hint, named after something to do with trees. (Bonus points for coming up with German name rather then English.)



4 Responses to “Heading for Dachstein Today & Name That Pastry, chapter 2”

  1. Gareth January 8th, 2008 4:31 am

    Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte (Black Forest Gateau),? That portion looks like you need to be putting in at least 1000m today.

  2. Bdc January 8th, 2008 8:43 am

    Triple Black Diamond Forest Cake. Enough about pastry Lou, let’s here some beer reviews!

  3. Mark Worley January 8th, 2008 10:29 am


  4. Lou January 8th, 2008 4:14 pm

    You guys got it! I guess we have to ramp up the difficulty of this quiz, eh? Soon. Might have to wait till we’re back from this hut… as this is not exactly a bakery up here on the Dachstein.

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