Where "Urban" and "Alpine" Meet - Unique Photo Opportunities in Innsbruck

City Walk through Innsbruck: Find all photo opportunities Downtown - Where "Urban" and "Alpine" Meet

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Sometimes you want to get away from urban life to reunite with nature and all the beauty that so easily slips our mind, and at times you get the opportunity to enjoy both in rare synergy. Innsbruck, the capital of Austria’s state of Tyrol, gives us just that with its location in the Alps.
Swiss Alps Hike! Discover Why Queen Rigi is More Than Just a Mountain

Sunset Hike - Discover Why Queen Rigi is More Than Just a Mountain - Panoramic Hiking in Central Swiss Alps!

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Your Majesty, how beautiful you are! Rigi, known as the Queen of the Mountains and located in Central Switzerland, is full of grace and high in stature, just like true royalty. Always looked up to, never looked down on, the Rigi itself is a mountain range with several peaks that stretches from Chänzeli over Rotstock, Hochflue, and to the Urmiberg for about 10 kilometers. This hiking trail is a hit amongst hikers and photographers, and we invite you to join us on our next trip. Check out the map and photography tips and tricks below.
Easy Path to Bled Castle - the Most Photographed Attraction of the Slovenian Alps

Easy Hike to Lake Bled Viewpoint - the Most Photographed Attraction of the Slovenian Alps

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Don't let the size of Slovenia fool you. This small country, bordered by four neighbors (Croatia, Hungary, Austria, Italy) and the Adriatic Sea, packs a good punch when comparing the impact the wonders of nature have on people who decide to explore it. Take for example the little church in the middle of a small island on a lake surrounded by mountains. It looks even better than it sounds, and with the help of Mountain Moments, your can see for yourself.
Mountain Lakes on the French Western Alps - Take a Panoramic Tour on La Meije

Hike to Lac Noir in the Dauphine Alps - Take a Panoramic Tour and ejoy the best view on La Meije

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Meije, a mountain in the French Alps so tall it's second only to Barre des Écrins in the Écrins massif, is not a piece of cake as far as hiking difficulty goes, but it sure is worth every step. This backpacking route will also test your panorama-shooting techniques, from setting up the tripod to balancing the highlights and shadows, as you will want to make the most of the views in front of you. With Mountain Moments, this becomes much easier.
Undisputed! South Balcony Will Give You the Best View of Mont Blanc

Chamonix Hikers' Vivid Viewpoint Lac Blanc / Lacs de Chéserys! South Balcony's Grand Panorama of Chamonix Valley and Mont Blanc

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Hikers' Vivid Viewpoint! South Balcony's Grand Panorama of Chamonix Valley and Mont Blanc
Dazzling Daybreak! Catch the Gorgeous Sunrise on Nockspitze Hike

Dazzling Daybreak! Catch the Gorgeous Sunrise Aura on Nockspitze Hike

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When you have a date with a sunset, just like with a regular meeting, the best bet is to be there before the agreed time - every photographer knows that. With the right aperture and shutter speed, make the best of your subject matter on an incredible and very accessible Nockspitze hike in the Austrian Alps (Tyrol). Learn more about this backpacking route, grab your equipment and join us.
Your Light Rosengarten Hike - Wuhnleger Lake Mirrors Red Mountain Peaks

Your Light Rosengarten Backpacking - Photo Spot Wuhnleger Lake Mirrors Red Mountain Peaks

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Beautiful Wuhnleger Pond, which belongs to Sciliar-Catinaccio Nature Park, is not beyond the photographer's reach. Quite the opposite, a 45-minute walk from a starting point in Weisslahnbad is enough to arrive at this destination. Keep in mind that on this easy hiking route, it is only one of many attractions. So choose your point of view, set the exposure point, set your focus on the water, shoot, and prepare for what's about to come.
19km Sciliar Massif Hike - Ultra-Wide-Angle Lens for Ultra Photo Results

Sciliar Massif Hike Crossing from Alpe di Suisi - Ultra-Wide-Angle Lens for Ultra Photo Results on this Uber-Panoramic Tour

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There are plenty of hiking routes designed for every level of experience, while some other backpacking trails, like the 19-kilometer Sciliar Massif challenge covered here, remain out of reach - and serve as a motivation for reaching the next level. This long and spectacular tour leads from the Alpe di Siusi over the landmark of South Tyrol, and Mountain Moments will tell you everything you need to know to become a part of this experience.
Bachalpsee Lake - Rockstar of the Bernese Highlands (Hiking Map, Photo Tips & Tricks)

Bachalpsee Lake - Rockstar of the Bernese Highlands (Hiking Map, Photo Tips & Tricks)

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Bachalpsee Lake, located in Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, is so beautiful that Gmail, at one point, used its glory for a mountain-themed background. How cool is that! We bring you information about a moderately difficult 16-kilometer hiking route that will show you Bachalpsee in all its prestige. If you are up to the challenge, you are welcomed to join us.
Telephoto Lens Target - World's Most Famous Mountain Hut and Lake Seealpsee

World's Most Famous Mountain Hut and Lake Seealpsee - An impressive Photo-Hike at Schäfler Mountain in Alpstein

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When the hut is one of the main focal points of a hike, you know you are not dealing with ordinary, everyday hikers' shelter. The Äscher Hut in northeastern Switzerland is the most prominent inn in the Alps, and one look at the photograph below will tell you how special it truly is. Just imagine being there and using it as a vantage point for your photography hike. Good news - with the help of Mountain Moments, you can!
The Best Photo Vantage Point in Switzerland? Backpack and Discover Saxer Lucke!

The Best Photo Vantage Point in Switzerland? Backpack and Discover Saxer Lucke!

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The catchphrase, "life was more simple back then" can probably be attributed to photography too, with way-back-when generations of cameras having a lot fewer buttons and editing opportunities. But with photo occasions that nature provides us with, we can't be anything else than grateful for seemingly unlimited memory space and flexibility on our favorite time-freezer contraptions. Take the Swiss Alps for example, and the Saxer Lücke destination we cover here. If you are a photographer and a nature lover with experience in hiking, this is the place to be.
The Great Wall of Sassolungo - High-Altitude Trail in the Dolomites

The Great Wall of Sassolungo - High-Altitude Circular Trail in the Dolomites

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This circular hike lives from its 360° panoramic view of the Dolomites. To the north the Puez-Odle group, to the west the Schlern-Catinaccio (Rosengarten) massif, to the east the Sella towers, and to the south the Pala group. Here at Mountain Moments, we can help you plan your next mountain photography adventure
Demanding Sella Massif Climb - Use Piz Boè Peak as Photography Vantage Point

Demanding Sella Massif Climb - Use Piz Boè Peak as Photography Vantage Point

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Between Alta Badia and the Val Gardena valleys, stretches the impressive Sella massif, a buffet where amateur and professional photographers take any amount of pictures they want, on the house. There are two conditions, though - one is a full battery, and the other is hiking experience, as some hiking routes are equally challenging and rewarding. We cover one such trail here.
Alpine Photography Realized - Lago di Carezza Family-Friendly Hike

Alpine Photography Realized - Lago di Carezza Family-Friendly Hike

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Time flies when you're having fun, so 9.1-kilometer Lago di Carezza family-friendly hiking route could end in what seems to be a blink of an eye. But you will have your photographs and memories with you, as well as the possibility to make this nature episode into a rerun.
Heavenly Hike Towards Romantic Villnöss Chappel in the Heart of Dolomites

Heavenly Hike Towards Romantic Villnöss Chappel St.Ranui (St.John) in the Heart of Dolomites

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The moment we separate from our daily digital lives to reconnect with nature is the moment we regain that old, familiar feeling of being one with the Earth. At that moment, the only digital thing we need is our camera, to forever capture the sights around us. The Villnöss Valley in the Dolomites is a beautiful example of that, which makes this 6-kilometer hiking route such a desirable expedition. Find out everything you need to know about your next outdoor adventure.
Is Braies the Most Beautiful Lake in Italy? Backpack Trough Puster Valley and Find Out

Is Lago di Braies the Most Beautiful Lake in Italy? Backpack along the lake and Find Out

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Not a lot of things can compare to gazing over the glossy, reflective surface of a quiet, peaceful lake in a mountain-occupied area, even if it's just for a few moments. Lago di Braies, a beautiful 1500m-high mountain lake in Italy, will make you forget about the act of blinking.

Unite With Nature on Prato Piazza Pasture in Braies Valley - We Mapped Out This Difficult Hiking Route

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How is your hiking form? If you are up for a challenge, we have a 16-kilometer circular trail that will test your endurance, fill up your camera memory, and calm down the backpacker in you that never wants to rest. Enter the Prato Piazza, a high mountain pasture at over 2000 meters at the end of the Braies Valley.

Three Peaks of Interest! Ultimate Photo Tips, Route Description and Map for Your Tre Cime Hike

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The Three Peaks of Dolomites are the white whale of mountain photography - many mountain photographers are obsessed with capturing it. Luckily, this UNESCO World Heritage wonder is not out of reach, as everyone who visits South Tyrol knows. Be the next one to photograph the Tre Cime on a hiking route explored and explained below.
Long, Easy Hike - Backback Trough Alpe di Siusi, the Largest Alpine Meadow in Europe

Long and easy Hike - Backpack through Alpe di Siusi and enjoy the biggest Alpine Pasture and the famous Photo Locations

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Alpe di Siusi, the Largest Alpine Meadow in Europe, with its 56 square kilometers, and relatively easy hiking access, attract people of all ages, both individuals and groups. This family-friendly route offers so much to nature lovers and photographers, and the 18-kilometer path, to visitors' delight, never seems to end. Explore all the detail below and joins us on the Dolomites.
Live, Laugh, Lakes - Easy and Revealing Hike to Shiny Gerold in the Bavarian Alps

Live, Laugh, Lakes - Easy and Revealing Hike to Shiny Gerold Lake in the Bavarian Alps

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Edgar Allan Poe wrote long ago, "So lovely was the loneliness of a wild lake." Here at Mountain Moments, with all the beautiful, small, localized patches of water we have seen over the years, we can't and won't argue with this famous American poet. On this particular hiking route in the Bavarian Alps, these words will be proven multiple times, so check out our hiking route and join us on this backpacking nature thrill-hike.