It was late October when Thomas “der Professor” Schmitt decided to fit in one last adventure before winter hit the Alps. He set off for Brixen, a town in the province of South Tyrol in northern Italy, aiming for the Grosser Gabler alpine hut that sits nearly 8500 feet above sea level. But Mother Nature had other plans, covering the Dolomites in heavy snowfall the night before the trip. Press play to see what happened.
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