Welcome to SP!  -
Berchtesgadener Hochthron in mid-November
Album

Berchtesgadener Hochthron in mid-November

 
Berchtesgadener Hochthron in mid-November

Page Type: Album

Object Title: Berchtesgadener Hochthron in mid-November

 

Page By: EricChu

Created/Edited: Nov 15, 2010 / Nov 15, 2010

Object ID: 679080

Hits: 1196 

Page Score: 84.82% - 19 Votes 

Vote: Log in to vote

 

Here in Austria...

...it's fairly rare that in mid-November you would find a peak of 1972 meters height, such as the Berchtesgadener Hochthron (highest point of the Untersberg), almost entirely free of snow and so warm you wouldn't even need a sweater the entire day. But this was exactly the case on Sunday, November 14th, 2010 when I went up the Berchtesgadener Hochthron, starting in Hintergern above Berchtesgaden and going back down the same way. One accomplishes a height gain of 1000 meters; it takes a little over 3 hours to go up and about 2 and a quarter hours to go back down. The views over Dachstein, Berchtesgaden Alps, Chiemgau Alps and Tyrolean Alps are beautiful, especially when the weather is as clear as it was that day, and one gets also awesome views to the more or less 300 meters high south face of the Berchtesgadener Hochthron; very popular among climbers - thanks to a very loudly pronouced four-letter word I heard coming from the direction of the wall, I noticed two of them...;-)

Images


Two climbers on the south face of Berchtesgadener Hochthron

Two climbers on the south face of Berchtesgadener Hochthron

The Hoher Göll (2524m)...

The Hoher Göll (2524m)...

Looking back to the Berchtesgadener Hochthron with it\'s cliffs...

Looking back to the Berchtesgadener Hochthron with it's cliffs...

Dachstein seen from Berchtesgadener Hochthron

Dachstein seen from Berchtesgadener Hochthron

Göll and Tennengebirge in the evening light

Göll and Tennengebirge in the evening light

The Stöhr hut just below Berchtesgadener Hochthron

The Stöhr hut just below Berchtesgadener Hochthron

The south face of the Berchtesgadener Hochthron and the Dachstein in the distance

The south face of the Berchtesgadener Hochthron and the Dachstein in the distance

The summit cross of the Berchtesgadener Hochthron (1972m)

The summit cross of the Berchtesgadener Hochthron (1972m)

View to Dachstein, Tennengebirge and Hoher Göll...

View to Dachstein, Tennengebirge and Hoher Göll...

The south face of the Berchtesgadener Hochthron in the fading light - horizontal

The south face of the Berchtesgadener Hochthron in the fading light - horizontal

On the Stöhr hut - Berchtesgadener Hochthron trail

On the Stöhr hut - Berchtesgadener Hochthron trail

A "vallon" between Stöhr hut and Berchtesgadener Hochthron summit

A "vallon" between Stöhr hut and Berchtesgadener Hochthron summit

Dachstein in Alpenglow

Dachstein in Alpenglow

Alpine chough (Alpendohle, <i>Pyrrhocorax graculus</b>)...

Alpine chough (Alpendohle, Pyrrhocorax graculus)...

The Stöhr hut just below Berchtesgadener Hochthron

The Stöhr hut just below Berchtesgadener Hochthron


[ View Gallery - 23 More Images ]

Comments


[ Post a Comment ]
Viewing: 1-2 of 2    

MarcsoltanGreat...

Marcsoltan

Voted 10/10

album, Eric.
:-)
Marc
Posted Nov 15, 2010 12:37 pm

EricChuRe: Great...

EricChu

Hasn't voted

Thanks Marc! :-) It was a great day yesterday, very warm and yet crystal clear - quite rare hereabouts for middle of November. I woke up early yesterday, on Sunday, looked out of the window, and my first thought was: It would be a CRIME to just sit at home today!!
Cheers,
Eric
Posted Nov 15, 2010 2:08 pm

Viewing: 1-2 of 2