Crazy Fun History

Today's blog post has been inspired by a neat booklet found with my maternal grandmother's photographs. The booklet is about the ski town, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in the state of Bavaria, in the country Germany.[1]. The town is located "...at the foot of..." Zugspitze, Germany's highest mountain, at 9,724 feet.[2]



[3] K. Clawring, "Wintersport Garmisch-Partenkirchen," Garmich, unpaginated booklet.


Here is a small child riding a chairlift and the so called "Lucky Lift," I gather because you are lucky if you survive I ride to the top.[4]



[1] "Garmisch-Partenkirchen," Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garmisch-Partenkirchen : accessed 1 March 2021) para. 1.

[2] K. Clawring, "Wintersport Garmisch-Partenkirchen," Garmich, unpaginated booklet.

[3] Ibid.

[4] Ibid.

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