So, all the more naturally proficient skiers had moved on and there was the less able skiers and the unit Spaz (me) back on the nursery slope.
Time to hit the Mountain with our instructor Big Dave! - Actually The KanzelWand Bahn I mentioned previously. A glorious 'little' mountain of 2000m with some nice pistes (or so I am told!) and a snug little coffee house at the base and a FANTASTIC mountaintop restaurant/rest place.
Here is the lower slope that my friends started on before we hauled ass up the mountain!
See the netting at the bottom? We reckoned that's to stop the skiers flying into the coffee shop! :-)
This is the view from the top restaurant. There is safety Plexiglas, hence the slight reflections! I sat and drowned in this view for two days - how magical is that?? Instructor B advised me to bring a book, but I never got time to read - what with cheering the lads and lasses on, supporting them and admiring the view....who would have time to READ??
And this is the VERY scary ski lift that I watched like a hawk while my friends were experiencing the top run.
You can just see the lift station in the middle of the photo. Once past this - it was downhill all the way to the bottom! So my little group made sure to stop at the station and come back up!
Here's me at the KanzelWand panoramic restaurant - it was MIGHTY cold up there!
In Part Four the MAGICAL Wonnemar and my embarrassing accident - sure to go down in history in the office!