Hoher Kasten - Blick auf Sämtisersee und darüber Altmann (SW)

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Marianne R. on January 11, 2009

Sieht toll aus! Man könnte meinen, der See liegt in einem Kessel. Viele Grüsse aus dem Allgäu, Marianne

BL (Views? No, thanx… on January 11, 2009

Danke, danke, Marianne,

der See liegt tatsächlich in einer Art Hoch-Kessel zw. Säntis und Hoher Kasten.

Aber die Seen auf den Bergspitzen sind aber auch sowas von extrem selten :-))))

Gruß Bernd

leon_vienna on January 12, 2009

Hallo Bernd, warst wieder fleißig - der See ist übrigens vielleicht nicht gerade selten, aber doch besonders, weil nämlich abflusslos. Das Wasser sickert durch den Fels ins Rheintal, links vom Bild. Und wenn du dich jetzt ganz arg in den Rhodewald links vom Sämtisersee reinzoomst, siehst du das und das. Ciao.

Pom' Angers on January 15, 2009

wow ! breathtaking.

silgab on January 29, 2009

A Natureza é linda !! CONTEST DEZENBRO

scml on January 31, 2009

Bernd this a absolutely stunning scenery....so very beautiful...not only rugged rocky mountains, but tree covered slopes and a beautiful lake....what more could you want....

Kind regards from Sandy

BL (Views? No, thanx… on January 31, 2009

Hi Sandy,

this picture was taken from the 'Hoher Kasten' where they built a new panoramic (turning) restaurant.

Since then the best & nearly 'tourist free' pictures you receive when the cable car stopped running in the evening hours.

Till then, Bernd

scml on January 31, 2009

Wow...you go up there by cable car....what a view that would be....and you wouldn't want to be afraid of heights....

Would definately be a view worth dining for.... :)

BL (Views? No, thanx… on January 31, 2009

No, no, Sandy, to really enjoy to 'spit on the antz-like peoples heads' far below you, you have to climb up on your own hands & feet.

I'm definitely not suffering from vertigo, so i'm fortunately able to take some pictures in positions in which other guys would have probably 'accidentally committed suicide', e.g., by falling off the balcony.

To get the feeling standing on top of the mountain 'Leist' (2222m) in the middle of October, follow the link here and download one of my 360° VR panoramic Quicktime Movies (2Mb, zipfile )

Greetings from Constance, Bernd

scml on January 31, 2009

Thanks for sharing these links with me...they are really good...it is a really lovely area with wonderful views....how long does it take you to climb up there....is there a trail that you take ???

Kind regards from Sandy

BL (Views? No, thanx… on February 2, 2009

Hi Sandy,

you're welcome.

If i remember right, 'on a rough ride' it took us about 1½ hour to get up the 'Hoher Kasten' (~1800m) from Brülisau (~900m).

Then we left toward the Saxer Lücke, down to the Sämtiser See to Wasserauen & back to Brülisau (incl. fabulous vista lunch somewhere on top of a lonely rock, ~7 hours)

There a multiple trials in the whole area, but unfortunately cable cars enable even 'vista killing people' (the ones you won't ask for stepping by side, because you're afraid they could fall on you :-) to reach the beautiful spots hours earlier than us hikers.

But the early evening hours are ours.

Have a nice afternoon, BL

scml on February 2, 2009

Hi Bernd...the area looks really lovely...lots of trails hey...for us common folk to be able to get up there...to nice

Sounds like an amazing climb that you do...the scenery would be so lovely I think...I can see why you would love it so much...

You are lucky to have so much beauty around you..

Take care...regards from Sandy

© Sonny☼Funny on May 16, 2009

Sieht richtig genial aus! Eigentlich total unwirklich - wie aus einem Buch oder in GE, wenn's eine extra gute Auflösung haben! Könntest du da oben sicher als Postkarten um 5 Euronen das Stück verkaufen!!!

BL (Views? No, thanx… on May 16, 2009

Hab ich schon probiert, aber der Reinhold hatte was dagegen :-)

Alpine Grüße, Bernd

diego_cue on February 21, 2011

what a view... fantastic place and shot! Best regards, diego

Veitinger on July 24, 2011

LIKE fantastischer Blick ins Tal, erste Klasse!!!

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