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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 15:18 pm 
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Dear all,

Here is a result of 5 years of dreams, of work, of preparations. I have no idea of what is reenactment, how it should be, there are a plenty of definitions, perceptions, and approaches of it. I did the choice of a specific approach... this year, we pushed the limits to realty, when it is no more about “reenactment” but real conditions. The 2013 objective included a serious risk level which requested experienced high quality people. I had the pleasure to lead a great team, participants who worked all together to make this dream possible: to climb a 4000m/alt summit in period conditions. „Der Moment Der Wahrheit“ !

The first day, our 8 participants team left Saas-Fee Valley in Switzerland to reach the bivouac area close to 3000m/alt. We took time to set up our bivouac and to study again period rope team procedures. Early morning of the second day 2 rope teams of 3 climbers each started to advance on the Glacier before facing a mixed snow/rock climbing path on a steep slope. Rope team n°1, composed of Gefreiter Martin Brunner, Jäger Rudolf Schneider and myself, reached the top of 4011 m/alt wheere we enjoyed during 15min an impressive landscape. On the way back, we met rope team n°2, composed of Unteroffizieranwärter Sebastian Klotz, Feldwebel Peter Vogel and Jäger Stefan Halle, that stopped at 3700 m/alt. After a break together, we climbed down to our bivouac where Unterfeldwebel Alfred Glaser and Gefreiter Hubert von Mint, were waiting for us. We spent an second night at the bivouac, a colder night than the first one ! On the third day we packed and hiked down to the valley where some well-deserved beers were waiting for us !

I thank my Bergkameraden for this unique adventure and shared experience. All of our thoughts go to the ones who wore proudly an edelweiss 73 years ago. During few minutes, we were closer to them over 4000m/alt…

Bruno
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 15:22 pm 
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nice work Bruno :D

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Crikey! :o


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That is no less than excellent fellas,photos supurb,Hardcore Living History well done.


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Absolutely superb, true 'Living History'. It's great to see you posting on here again, looking forward to seeing more!

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Wonderful achievement. Some really strong 'living history' shots in there too.

Well done :)

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All I can say is that if anyone deserved to wear the Edelweiss then it is your team - congratulations to you all!

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Three thumbs up.
Excellent work

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good stuff

do you think you will do the u.s version one day?
be interested

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Absolutely stunning views. Good work.

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Well done!

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dallas wrote:
do you think you will do the u.s version one day?


A U.S. version would be a good idea but not really for this kind of objective. As for what I know they are not really "Alpine" such as could be the French, Swiss, Austrian, German or Italian armies. A skiing event with US mountain troop impression would be more relevant, it wouldn't?

US Army Cross Country Skiing Training video 19142: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=perQpwimttg

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Nice work Bruno...

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bruno the frog wrote:
dallas wrote:
do you think you will do the u.s version one day?


A U.S. version would be a good idea but not really for this kind of objective. As for what I know they are not really "Alpine" such as could be the French, Swiss, Austrian, German or Italian armies. A skiing event with US mountain troop impression would be more relevant, it wouldn't?

US Army Cross Country Skiing Training video 19142: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=perQpwimttg

Cheers,
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yes that could work
keep me posted good job
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Thank you very much for your comments,

Here is another video, in color this time, with some beautiful and impressive landscape shoots :D
https://vimeo.com/80610766

First info about the next edition in 2015 here: http://project.edelweiss.over-blog.com/ ... -2015.html

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