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AlpspiX viewing platform, Alpspitze, Garmisch-Classic, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Bayern, Germany,

Fotoeins Friday: AlpspiX above, Loisach below (Bayern 100)

After the Alpspitzbahn gondola ride up top, there’s a curious X-shaped viewing platform that appears to hover over the rock face. Those who don’t like heights should be warned: you can see through the metal lattice of the viewing platform and down down down to the rocks below. But the view is in fact pretty good: visitor above is pointing northwest to the Loisach river valley with Grainau, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and Wank at lower-left, centre-right, and upper-right, respectively.

November 2018 is the 100th anniversary for the declaration of Bavaria as “free state” (Freistaat). I made the picture above on 8 March 2017 with the Canon 6D, 24-105 glass, and the following settings: 1/640-sec, f/16, ISO1000, and 24mm focal length. This post appears on Fotoeins Fotografie at as

One Response to “Fotoeins Friday: AlpspiX above, Loisach below (Bayern 100)”

  1. GAP, you glorious beaut (LAPC 53)

    […] From AlpspiX platform near Alpspitz: the visitor points northwest to the Loisach river valley with Grainau (lower-left), Garmisch-Partenkirchen (centre-right), and Wank (upper-right) – 8 Mar 2017 (HL, 6D1); more here. […]



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