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Hiking above St. Anton in Arlberg

August 17th 2017
Well it's already thursday. The lift we took today only runs Wed. and Thurs. It goes high above the valley below. We took a gondola car for the next 30 minutes and then we followed this narrow rock strewn trail for 1 1/2 hours high above the small villages. At that point we turned back because we would have had to descend a very steep trail down to the villages below. This day the view ... read more
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17th August 2017

Saw this bldg. in the distance in an earlier photo and wondered what it was doing waaaaaaaay up there. So...?
18th August 2017

Annie. That is the gondola car termination at the upper end. (you can see the blue gondolas in some images if you look closely) also large restaurant and viewing platform.

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