Schleichers don colorful, traditional costumes and masks for the Schleicherlaufen parade held every five years. Schleichers wear masks and elaborate hats that weigh 50 pounds - quite an ordeal to balance. Hats are passed down generations and stored in museums brought out only for the celebration.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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- Contained in galleries
- Alps_National Geographic magazine 2/2006