Autumn on the Schachen

Autumn arrives earlier in the mountains than on the plains. The Alpine Garden on the Schachen, at an altitude of 1,860 m, closed with the onset of autumn on the 15th of September 2004.

5 October 2004

Entrance to the Alpine Garden with Pinus cembra. This specie of pine is uncommon in Germany and on the Schachen one of the largest populations is present.

View from the Alpine Garden

Misty autumn moods in the Alpine Garden

Autumn sunshine in the Alpine Garden

Text: Ehrentraud Bayer
Photos: Jennifer Wainwright-Klein