This is a rare meteorological phenomenon called a ‘SKY PUNCH’. When people see these,they think it’s the end of the world. Ice crystals form above the high-altitude cirro-cumulo-stratus clouds,then fall downward, punching a hole in the cloudcover.
The old wooden door was standing loose along the trail leading to the Seealpsee (which you can see when you look through the door). The door with the mountain range as a backdrop presented a perfect photo-opportunity. By Dominic Walter