Splendid Snowshoe Hike on Feuerkogel

On a crisp bluebird day after a fall of fresh powder we can’t think of anywhere else we’d rather be than up on the mountain, so we decided to check out the snow shoe trails at the Feuerkogel, our local mountain and ski resort. The snowshoe trails are clearly marked (even after lots of snow) but if you prefer a guide then snow shoe tours are on offer and a free tour is […]

Not long til Winter!

Wow, over half a year since our last update, think we know what our New Year’s resolution is! Our lack of blogging certainly isn’t due to having nothing to write about though, last winter was one of the best we’ve ever seen out here in the Alps and with the cold weather and snow already falling, this year looks like it could be just as epic. Whilst we’re excited about […]

Life in Hell

You probably didn’t know this but we live close to Hell, as the Rosenhof is situated near the Höllengebirge (Hell Mountains). I have yet to find out how the mountains came to be known as this but the local peak, the Feuerkogel (Fire Funnel) is definitely a Hell I’d be happy to spend my afterlife in. If you don’t believe me then take a look the video below to get […]

Incredible Conditions!

Well, much has happened since the Krampus came to Ebensee and our last update. There were hundreds of Krampus that night and they all put on a good show, though my favourites had to be the first group who dangled comically from a tractor that was partially ablaze! Shortly after, we had the Advent markets which were full of goodies and Glühwein! We had some brilliant days exploring the varied markets […]