One of the many peaks around Sölden

View from Schwarzkogel (3018m) - In the middle the Rotkogel, the Schwarzsee, at the right the Schwarzseekogel; in between, very distant the Rotkogelhütte.

Road

The road to the Rotkogelhütte is used to stock this and other mountain restaurant. The area above Sölden is intensively reshaped to serve the ski industry. However, during the summer the white ski slopes turn into green.

Rock

After a few hours of walking rock is everywhere. At one side red, brownish rock is falling down from the Rotkogel and from the other side grey, black stones from the Schwarzkogel.

Ascent

Before the ascent of the Schwarzkogel, there is a little lake, the Schwarzsee. Ice still floats on the surface.

Opposed to the dull part on the road to the Rotkogelhütte the hiking to the Rotkogel or Schwarzkogel is a nice challenge. In the view on the glaciers to the south limited: clouds come and go. A few glimpses on the icy slopes of the Rettenbachferner.

On the picture, you can see at the left a narrow valley with the Pollesbach stream.

Location

Location in Google Maps (approx.)

Photo credits: Leen Smits.

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Leesmith

Thank you all for your nice comments!

smartview27

great!

Almaterra

Beautiful locations! Mountain is my favourite!

Miele

Very nice. I love the mountain too!

Rbilsland

Great trek to a wonderful shot.

Sobek85

beautiful shot

Mariaam

Wow! Great photo! :)

Thanatonautii

Wonderful panoramic view! I miss the mountains, haven`t climb at all this year. Maybe in winter! :)
Thanks for sharing!

Mani33

Nice!

Picstudio

Wow! Great pic.

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