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Innsbruck Rock Climbing and Photo Guide - Gardens, Boulder Spots and Climbing Hall

Innsbruck Rock Climbing Guide - Gardens and Boulder Spots close to the City Center

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Do you have a good grip on rock climbing, or are you a beginner with love and admiration for this challenging and rewarding physical activity? In Innsbruck, there are thousands of hiking and climbing routes, as Climbers' City offers a variety of vertical opportunities for all skill levels. Within minutes, you can walk from the city center to via ferratas, climbing gardens, and climbing centers, and before you even make it down, you will have a story to tell. Mountain Moments will show you how to get there, and what to look out for climbing and photography-wise on this adventure.
Silent Nature on Goethe Trail - Your Pfeishütte Hike on Innsbruck's Doorstep

Silent Nature on Goethe Trail - Your Pfeishütte Hike on Innsbruck's Doorstep at Nordkette Mountain

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Tip: Stay overnight in the Pfeishütte( Pfeis hut) and follow up with another mountain tour in the Karwendel.
Campanile di Val Montanaia Hike in the Friulan Dolomites - Map, Tricks and Insider Tips

A wonderful panoramic Day-Hike to Campanile di Val Montanaia in the Friulan Dolomites - Insider Tips!

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Here at Mountain Moments, we like to share our passion and knowledge with others. In a world where you always learn and never reach perfection, it is always good to give depth to existing understanding, while sharing what we already know with hikers and photographers that enjoy nature as much as we do. On a Campanile di Val Montanaia hike, we are talking about a clear win-win situation.
Miraculous Merano Hike - Mountains, Rivers, Vineyards, and Trauttmansdorf Castle!

Miraculous Merano Hike (easy/2hours) with amazing views - Mountains, Rivers, Vineyards, and Trauttmansdorf Castle!

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Knowing how difficult some hiking expeditions can be, we can describe this particular Merano trip as a fun-size one. But it is in no way inferior when it comes to the content it provides, because not many destinations give so much variety. Characterized by dolce vita and surrounded by numerous impressive mountain ranges, the charming old town of Merano is the counterpart for sporty hikes in the Dolomites, and here you can find out how to experience this beauty by yourself.

Pian di Cengia - Quiet Alpine Hiking Paths With Photos That Scream Beauty

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Mountain photography is an art in itself, and the sights the camera captures can be anywhere from inviting, colorful and playful, to imposing, misty and dramatic. It is the fuel for many backpackers, as they plan their hiking route and dream out their portfolio in advance. The Pian di Cengia path, which we cover here, is one of these dream-come-true adventures because results rarely disappoint.
Photo Diversity on Sentiero Delle Scalette Hike - Canyons, Valleys, and a Lake!

Photo Diversity on Sentiero Delle Scalette Hike - Canyons, Valleys, and Antermoia Lake in a long day hike!

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Every hike has its own unique story and narrative. Just like that, the Sentiero Delle Scalette trails bring wild and romantic gorges, brittle high valleys, and a breathtakingly situated mountain lake - and they combine it into a fairytale with a happy ending. The Larséc group lies somewhat in the shadow of the famous Catinaccio (Rosengarten) massif, and this 18-kilometer backpacking route is waiting for its main character - you.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Hover Over Zillertal on a Suspension Bridge in Tyrol - Ice World Hike Mapped Out!

Hover Over Zillertal Bridge in Tyrol - Our favourite Hike Mapped Out!

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We will not hold you in a suspense about your next potential hiking adventure - a suspension bridge in Zillertal will do that. Look at some of the Mountain Moments photos below, and tell us, wouldn't you like to be a person in this picture? Find out how to get there with the help of a map and other information provided below. This is a reasonably (not overly) difficult hiking trail in Austria, so take your camera, your hiking equipment and join us.
Glowing "Rose Garden" on Catinaccio Hike - Two-Day Photography Fun

Glowing "Rose Garden" on Catinaccio Hike - Two-Day Photography Fun

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Yippie Ki Yay, Mountain Photographers! Are you ready for your next joy hike? Take a Catinaccio trip with us and let's take advantage of the fact that this is one of the most accessible mountain groups in the Dolomites. Steep scree fields, massive rock faces and pointed needles, hiking and via ferrata excursions, impressive motifs - do we need to say more? Route information, map, photos and trail tips all await you below.
Villanderer Alm! Capture the Second-Largest High Alpine Pasture in South Tyrol

Villanderer Alm! Capture the Second-Largest High Alpine Pasture in South Tyrol

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Neither rain nor sleet nor snow will stop hikers' desire to go. To a true hiker, photographer, and nature lover, on the Villanderer Alm hike in the Dolomites, different weather conditions present different photo opportunities. This is not only a positive way of thinking but an honest true, as this route will more often than not show you.