Photo Gallery: The Alpine Monster Ball
10/26/2012
German photographer Carsten Peter's new book " Alpendämonen ," or "Demons of...
Carsten Peter/ National Geographic Deutschland

German photographer Carsten Peter's new book "Alpendämonen," or "Demons of the Alps," explores 20 different wintertime traditions from the Alps that include gruesome masks, costumed processions and pagan rites. Here, a scary Klausen from the Allgäu region lurks about.