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hundreds of kilometres on mountain trails

just for the records, here our hiking highlights of spring-summer 2018. 
. one nice warm-up early june with 24 km from avelengo to the omini di pietra (stoanerne mandln, 2000 m) and back.
. two weeks later, things got more serious with 17 km from avelengo to the piccolo ivigna (kleiner ifinger, 2552 m) and back. a steep and tough climb that brought me to the limits, getting the feeling that my legs would no longer have the strength to bring me up the last 100 meters and i really was about to give up. but i'm resolute, and it's lucky – at the top it's like on an island surrounded by a stunning scenery, just as a mountain movie and you're the actor in it.
. first week-end of july we packed our backpacks for 3 days out in the alta val passiria (hinterpasseiertal) where we walked a total of 50 km. as usual we chose zeppichl near plan as our base camp. first day we went from merano to moso by bus and hiked from there to zeppichl (11,5 km). on day two we climbed to the grün…