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As I was there by myself, with only a few days, I decided to try one
of the Via Ferrata routes, which I figured would be safe solo. I never
did get to climb one, cause the rain was pretty unceasing at times,
and they would be too dangerous. A great web site I found is Pail
Via Ferrata site. I also found two guide books I had picked up on
an earlier trip to the UK, that were in English. These were, for your
This is the Stella Gruppa from Wolkenstein. This small town was the
end of the bus line. Since the cable cars were closed for this
pre-tourist season vacation, I was forced to hitch-hike (pretty
unsuccessful when you're soaking wet) up to the Pass, Grodner Joch.
I was sitting at the bus stop (it finally stopped raining one the day I left), and this parade came by. It was Sunday, so I don't know if this was usual, or if it was a special holiday.
Another view of the Stella Gruppa.