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Don't look down! Mechanics inspect sky-high cable car system

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Herzogstand cable car mechanics inspect parts of the lift during the annual safety revision in front of the small village Walchensee, southern Germany on Nov. 21.

Herzogstand cable car mechanics inspect parts of the lift during the annual safety revision above the small village Walchensee, southern Germany on Nov. 21. The inspection continues until Dec. 21. The cable car begins around 2,600 feet above sea level at the small village of Walchensee and ends in Fahrenberg around 5,300 feet. Cable cars are prepared for the upcoming skiing season all over the Bavarian mountains.

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Herzogstand cable car mechanics inspect parts of the lift during the annual safety revision in front of the small village Walchensee, southern Germany on Nov. 21.

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