That's how I learned to be honest with myself. I have found my way. I go skiing with guests in winter and I enjoy splendid tours as a mountain guide in summer. Tourism opens up many opportunities and I get to know interesting people. Like many others, of course, I ask myself whether tourism could be a bit smoother and gentler. I myself experience the contradictions that are behind this wishful hope. Many guests are in search of true loneliness and authenticity on our tours. But as soon as we reach a really remote mountain hut, they want to take a shower immediately.
I particularly like the area surrounding Umhausen. It is much quieter and more comfortable here than at the rear end of the valley. In winter I went to Hohe Wasserfalle summit, from there you can see exactly the favorite places of my childhood. As children we tended sheep on the Alpine pastures, every meadow is full of childhood memories. The view from up there provides a sense of home to me, without any filters. Now I'm already telling the stories from back then to my own children. They should be able to understand and follow my own feeling of home. It's fabulous to be at home in one place. That's not to be taken for granted. We have to cultivate and continue this feeling, otherwise it will be lost forever.“