Karwendel – Matt Nobles

The AAC(UK) is one of the best UK Mountaineering Clubs with thousands of UK and overseas members.  The mission of the club is to help people get into the mountains they love and to have fun there. The club is a section of the Austrian Alpenverein (ÖAV), one of the biggest alpine federations.

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Looking Back Into Gailtal from Zollnerseehütte – Ben Clayton-Jolly

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[Updated 21 July 2021]

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