Posts Tagged “Biwak”
Eine Nacht unter dem großen Rettenstein
Feierabend – nach einem ausgefüllten Arbeitstag in der Bikeacademy juckt es noch in den Wadeln. Ein wolkenloser Himmel und warme Temperaturen laden zu einer Übernachtung am Berg ein – vielleicht die letzte Möglichkeit in dieser Saison um am großen Rettenstein zu biwakieren.
Was gibt es schöneres als eine Nacht unterm Sternenhimmel? Also einfach Schlafsack und Isomatte schnappen und raus in den Wald? So einfach ist es leider nicht. Ein Ratgeber.
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The picture was taken on the summit of Marmolada after an ascent of the Vinatzer/Messner on the south wall. We didn’t reach the summit until 10:00 p.m. so we bivouacke (planned) there. We woke up to this riot of color …
Ralf Gantzhorn was born in 1964, holds a M.S. in Geology – and has even worked as a geologist (as an independent consultant in the contamination sector). He has been climbing since 1983 and working as a photographer since 1985. As a northern German, he is always torn between the far too distant mountains and the fresh sea air, but he’s found a compromise in Scandinavia, Scotland and Patagonia (where he has now spent over three years). He enjoys organizing trips in areas where unfamiliar vistas – which haven’t already been photographed 1000 times – lure from every corner. He often experiences his images as far too static, but then is pleased with the abundance of triangles in the structure and the fantastic light.
OK, it’s the most famous glacier in the world. You can’t expect solitude here; every fifteen minutes a busload of tourists is released in the direction of the viewing platforms. And yet the sight of the Perito Moreno Glacier in Patagonia with its 4-km wide and 60 m high escarpment has something touching, something incomprehensible about it. It is a natural spectacle that takes your breath away and that instinctively describes the relationship between man and nature. Humility and tranquil joy of existence seizes every viewer.