Unfamiliar mountain

In the early afternoon, I left the top of the Lager chairlift to find an unfamiliar mountain.  Nothing at all was visible; not the fence to left of the lift, above the Lauterbrunnen valley, not the nearest piste marker. I set off in what seemed the right direction (it was down hill anyway) and eventually found the piste to Gummi. 

It had snowed overnight and into the morning, but had not stayed on the ground in the village. On the mountain, things were better high up, although even at Holenstein the new snow had a soapy texture.  For a while, it looked like the day might clear, but then came the early afternoon white out. 

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                                                       Clouds clearing for a while

Tomorrow is set to be sunny high up, with cloud in the valley. It will be Saturday of course, so combined with the forecast, it is likely to be busy.

A day with plenty of cloud brought 5,520 vertical metres in 14 lift rides and 44 kilometres travelled.

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