Gallery: June 24 — National Park 1

Read all about my wild day in the National Park in the blog or nature journal. The executive summary is that I got caught in a thunderstorm and thought I was done for but made it back by pretty much running all the way back. In the meantime...

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At the National Park info center in Zernez, there was a super-sweet virtual reality flyover setup.

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The controller for the flyover app.

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Zernez.

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Atop Piz Linard.

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The exterior of the info center.

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Woods in the park near the base.

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Nice soft forest floor species.

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The rugged land of the park.

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A bench and a gigantic drop into oblivion.

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Foreshadowing, as it were.

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Don't slip!

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Here's a landslide in waiting right above you as you go along the trail. Look in the bottom right corner. That slightly lighter, curving strip is the trail.

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Pretty ericaceous flowers.

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This must be a 45° slope for real. It's hard to comprehend how far you're actually looking up the slope, but look how tiny the trees are at the top of it.