>Mountain Blogging: Winterwanderweg

>Hiking around on the snowy forest paths above town. Above, looking northwest over the ski jump, into Innsbruck West.

The Austrian Post put these milestones everywhere, and you can still find them on the old dirt roads which are now only used by foresters (and hikers.) I have no idea how old (or not old) they are, but ÖPT stands for Österreichischen Post- und Telegraphenverwaltung, which was what the Post called itself from 1866 until 1996.

Now that’s an interesting hybrid — half horse, half motorcycle. Wonder if it runs on petrol or hay.
It’s actually a space-saving sign saying that the area is protected for hunting, and both horseback riding and motorcycles are verboten.

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