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Re: [OM] Dolomites

Subject: Re: [OM] Dolomites
From: Wayne Shumaker <om3ti@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 08:16:08 -0700
At 11/9/2020 04:42 PM, Mike wrote:
><<<Is this where you stayed?
>Indeed it is, but a much better image from height I see.  Next trip should be 
>with a drone. 
>Ahhhh the Rifugio Alpe di Tires---quite good food for where you are.  I think 
>in retrospect that was the most fun day, but could have done better 
>photographically.  We had hiked about 17mi that day with much change in 
>elevation and T-storm was behind us.  Marnie wanted a helicopter for the last 
>stretch up hill to the rifugio,
>but she was fine.  I had my best gear stowed in rainproof  mode  and asked 
>Marnie to grab a shot.  She used her phone rather than one MFT kit, sigh, but 
>I did not un-stow my gear either.  The sky was darkening and we made it in 
>head of the
>storm by half hour or so.  We had hot water with our rate, else I think was 
>about 7 euro a minute.  After a hot shower, dinner, a night's sleep and a 
>calorie laden breakfast, we were all set to go again.
>Nothing is photogenic 17 mi from the car, but I still want a re-do, Mike

Great shot and amazing how quickly storm clouds can move in on you at altitude. 
Hopefully the knees did OK.

I'm sure 17 miles can change how good food tastes also.

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