It’s one of those moments that can’t be immediately grasped. Because everything is new, different, unreal. Because nothing seems to fit. The summer sun has dissolved the morning fog and warmed the air at an altitude of 2300 meters to around 20 degrees. 14 hikers step onto the ice. They wear crampons under their feet and have secured themselves to a loose mountain rope with carabiners. This is how the group stays together. Should someone slip, the others would give him support.

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