Our last full day in Obergurgl and the weather
was lovely. We set off up the Ramolsweg (past some early morning marmots) with
the vague thought of going to the Ramolshaus. This was not a good idea; there
were a lot of people on the path and there was an element of a race about it
all. The weather made this very silly.
So we took a path off near the
Kuppelhutte, a disused house, and even though it meant a steeper climb to begin
with we soon got to the high meadows of the Seenplatte. There were very few
people about and it was really lovely and peaceful up there. Whilst we were
having lunch, we were looking down on a hovering kestrel; the sight was a bit
The climb back down is a bit fierce; I was
glad we'd done it this way round.