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Re: Aerial in the alps

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  • Juergen Schrader
    Thank you, Carl for the in depth information. I knew I was missing something :)) I will make an update as soon as I am back. Best Jürgen
    Message 1 of 16 , Aug 18, 2009
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      Thank you, Carl for the in depth information.
      I knew I was missing something :))
      I will make an update as soon as I am back.

      Best
      Jürgen

      --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, Carl von Einem <einem@...> wrote:
      >
      > Back from a lovely panotools meeting in Timisoara, slowly advancing
      > through my emails...
      >
      > Jürgen: your title tag says "Ammergauer Alpen"! Better call it
      > Zugspitz-Massiv or "above Schachen heading to Germany's highest peak
      > Zugspitze"...
      >
      > The initial view shows the Dreitorspitze.
      >
      > BTW I really hate this auto rotation feature :-(
      >
      > That position is almost directly over a place called Schachen.
      > From the lake at the Nadir of
      > <http://schrader-air.de/panorama/aerial/zugspitze/> follow the trail up
      > to where it looks like a "B". BTW the route of my very first and only
      > real mountain bike tour. At the top of it there are two huts. One is
      > very huge (three levels!) and is actually one of the Bavarian royal
      > castles. The place where Ludwig II. (the "mad" king) celebrated his
      > birthdays, still today people gather here on 25th of August.
      > I made a panorama for the wwp "garden" event at the botanical garden
      > down there (directly at the upper bow of that "B"):
      > <http://worldwidepanorama.org/wwp_rss/go/n2201>
      >
      > Back to Jürgen's very nice (or better: impressive) pano: follow the
      > trail from the castle up along the zig-zag slope up the mountain, and a
      > little bit higher through the green parts (sheep can be seen there in
      > this time of the year). Somewhere over there the trail leads to a split
      > between the mountain ridge (the peaks at both sides are all called
      > Dreitorspitze). Look at the dark something in the middle... another hut,
      > the Meiller-Haus (<http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meilerh%C3%BCtte>)
      > From here I once did this shot down at sunrise to the castle/hut which
      > is 1 hour walking time: <http://einem.net/pix/cve_schachen_020825-0649.jpg>.
      >
      > From that "B" there is somewhere a trail that leads down to that long,
      > long valley. Follow that (or the plane) and you see the Zugspitze.
      >
      > Great panorama but I can't see the glacier of the Zugspitze, that's just
      > some three minutes with that plane! ;-)
      >
      > Carl
      >
      >
      > >> > Quoting Juergen Schrader <panorama@>:
      > >> >
      > >>> > > Finally I got the chance to try what I wanted to try since long. The result
      > >>> > > isn't yet perfect but for a first go not bad at all.
      > >>> > >
      > >>> > > http://schrader-air.de/panorama/aerial/zugspitze/
      >
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