Basking in the Beauty of Wengen, Switzerland

5th February 2013 | Travis Ganong

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The Eiger provides quite the backdrop for Travis and his U.S. Ski Team cohorts. - ©Travis Ganong

The Eiger provides quite the backdrop for Travis and his U.S. Ski Team cohorts.
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The Eiger provides quite the backdrop for Travis and his U.S. Ski Team cohorts. - ©Travis Ganong
A tram car rises out of the town of Wengen with the Downhill track in the distance. - ©Travis Ganong

A tram car rises out of the town of Wengen with the Downhill track in the distance.
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A tram car rises out of the town of Wengen with the Downhill track in the distance. - ©Travis Ganong
The Lauterbrunnen Valley could be considered the Yosemite of the Alps. - ©Travis Ganong

The Lauterbrunnen Valley could be considered the Yosemite of the Alps.
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The Lauterbrunnen Valley could be considered the Yosemite of the Alps. - ©Travis Ganong
The view from the highest train station in Europe looks down at the start of the Downhill course, the town of Wengen on the ridge and the town of Interlaken over 10,000 vertical feet below. - ©Travis Ganong

The view from the highest train station in Europe looks down at the start of the Downhill course, the town of Wengen on the ridge and the town of Interlaken over 10,000 vertical feet below.
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The view from the highest train station in Europe looks down at the start of the Downhill course, the town of Wengen on the ridge and the town of Interlaken over 10,000 vertical feet below. - ©Travis Ganong
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The "Silverhorn" is just one of the amazing mountains surrounding Wengen.
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Cars aren't allowed in Wengen. So, Travis and company loaded the train in Lauterbrunnen for the ride up to Wengen. - ©Travis Ganong

Cars aren't allowed in Wengen. So, Travis and company loaded the train in Lauterbrunnen for the ride up to Wengen.
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Cars aren't allowed in Wengen. So, Travis and company loaded the train in Lauterbrunnen for the ride up to Wengen. - ©Travis Ganong