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It will be the last summer day he said, its a perfect day for hiking he said - And he was right!!

When @freiheit50 wrote me a message a few days ago asking me if I want to take a hike with him this week I just couldn't say no! And I was really excited about it.

So in the morning he picked me up at home and we drove to the Walchensee lake to start our trip from there.

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There we parked the car directly close to the lake and started our trip. The goal was to get up to Heimgartenhütte first, do a break there and then go on crossing till Herzogstand from where we would go back down again.

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Right now I see that google maps says its 7 1/2 hrs haha, we actually did it in 5 1/2.. anyways. So we started walking along the river at first and went soon straight up about 3 hrs to get to our first stop.

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Soon we had a great view towards the lake and the alps in the back! Just stunning!

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Of course @freiheit50 is way fitter than I am haha so he had to wait for me a few times.

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After about 1,5 hrs going up it got a bit flat and we got to an open space where we did our first break enjoying the view and having a little second breakfast.

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Basically I needed that break to save some straight and motivation for the toughest part going up the last hill for another our before having lunch with a incredible view.

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I'm not gonna lie. I had to fight a bit to get up there but then finally, the Heimgartenhütte was close, and the view still incredible!!

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Arriving up there we ordered something to drink and of course "Kaiserschmarrn" - a german sweet dish, for lunch!

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The weather was just perfect. We enjoyed the sun for about half 30 min and got all set for the next part.

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From here it was just another 10 minutes to the peak of the mountain.

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From here we had the best view! We could see Munich in the back, several lakes, the Loisach river, of course the alps and so on.

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From here we also started our second part of the hike crossing from Heimgarten till the Herzogstand.

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Now the walk was much more easy, it got sunnier but also a bit tricky at some parts.

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After 4 hrs walking my feet needed some medical attention haha so at the Herzogstand we did a last break taping them.

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From there we walked down looking forward to a nice cold, well deserved bath in the lake.

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The downhill part was the easiest and thats because we went really fast and I got a little bit too excited for my swim.. so I fell and hurt my foot. Anyways, I am still able to walk haha and of course we still went for a little refreshment to finish this perfect sunny day!

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We had a wonderful day in the alps! Nothing could have been better so I say a big THANK YOU to @freiheit50 for having that idea and take me with him to this hike! - I had a lot of fun :)

I am already looking forward to the next one ;) - Here the GPS resume of the hiking day.

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Cheers,
Liz