Rote Wand: up close and personal

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Rote Wand

Sunrise in Klostertal

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7am sunrise on the way to Mutjöchle. The Rote Wand is the highest mountain in the distance.

The first lady of milk production

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3 milk cows have to endure flowers on their faces in the final stages of the Alpabtrieb: the strongest, the prettiest and the one that produced the most quality milk

Alpabtrieb in action

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Heading down into the valley after a summer in the mountains

Snow, sleet and rain

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The cows aren’t so fond of this late August weather either…

Freer than Babe the pig!

Untere Wasserstubenalpe

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The lower Alpe, formerly also for making cheese in the early and late summer season, but now for other milking related purposes