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Final scree ascent to the summit  

Final scree ascent to the summit

Not quite as steep as it looks from afar but getting steeper as you get higher.
Grauspitz – the story of a big mountain in a tiny country

September 1st 2016
At 2599 m Grauspitz is Liechtenstein’s highest mountain and one of the most arduous and sketchiest peaks I’ve tackled. What you might just be able to make out on the summit photos are my violently shaking legs knowing that I have to get down again. A sheerer than sheer ridge followed by pathless seemingly vertical scree dropping into oblivion. Spoiler alert: I made it down alive. Thou ... read more
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Liechtenstein Flag The Principality of Liechtenstein was established within the Holy Roman Empire in 1719; it became a sovereign state in 1806. Until the end of World War I, it was closely tied to Austria, but the economic devastation caused by that conflict forced Lie... ... read more
7th September 2016

I scream for scree!
I hate scree, but it's always up at top, so I guess it's best to just accept that slip, sliding away.

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