Tuesday February 25, 2020

Scaling spectacular summits

From the top of Germany’s highest mountain the landscape below changes from Mars-like eeriness to classic Alpine

11th October, 2015
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The hills are alive..

With a panorama of wispy clouds hovering over snow-capped mountains and a constellation of satellite dishes, this place feels like a space station. The view isn’t from the top of the world, but it is from the top of the highest mountain in Germany – the Zugspitze.

Standing at 2,962 metres, the Zugspitze forms part of the border between Germany and Austria. We’ve cannonballed up here from the resort town of Ehrwald in...

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