New Year on Kope

I'm not one of those people who knows a half year in advance where I'm going to spend the new year's eve. I usually just regret before the end of the year, since all the good options are occupied or extremely expensive. It appeared that this year would be no different, however luck helped me and my friends, since we got a chance to spend the days around new year on the ski slopes of Pohorje, at Kope. Despite snowfall has been forecasted, we left the ski equipment at home. Despite this, we did not miss our recreation, since we opted for hiking in snowy landscape. Heavy snowfall was perfect for good photos and it would be a shame to stay in the cabin. Despite some concerns that the Fuji X-E2 is not, at least according to the manufacturer, weather proof (rain, snow, sand, etc.), I hung the camera around my neck started to shoot in temperatures below -10°C and at high snowfall. The fuji handled the task with no problem. The day after heavy snowfall, we woke up in a beautiful clear winter day. Despite the cold, we headed on a long hike in the idyllic winter landscape, which was perfect for landscape photography.

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Our cabin in the snow.

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The upper ski lift station.

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The ski lift.

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Wade in the snow.

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Somewhere in the mist appeared a tamping machine.

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Snow making machine. :)

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Hut in winter storm.

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And another one...

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Frozen tree.

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Alone.

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Monument.

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Transportation in the snow.

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An interesting window.

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And the snowy Fuji X-E2.

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Go Fuji, go. :)

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Idyllic sunny day.

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On the route to the top.

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View to the cottage.

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And along the slope towards the valley.

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The ridge.

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Winter formation.

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Artefacts in the snow.

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Play of snow and wind.

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Formations.

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Snow-covered trees.

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View from the top.

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View to city of Slovenj Gradec.

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And the evening golden light.