This year I was already on top of Mythen for the first time. I did the walk with my new sticks. The last time I have used sticks is years ago. Must have been in Austria, when I was young. I bought them for walking with my new snow shoes and can use them also in summer.
There were already a lot of people on top of Mythen, as always on Sundays. I walked with my sticks and arrived on top after 59 minutes. Thats good for the first time in the year.
Down I needed about 40 minutes but was much to fast. I should not walk so fast on this mountain. It is too dangerous for running. And every year 1 or 2 people have an accident and die on this mountain. Unbelievable but some of the people try to climb the mountain with summer shoes. Thats foolish.
In winter I am ofter there for skiing. It is a very nice area.
First time I climbed a mountain this year. Very beautiful weather and very warm today. I decided to climb a mountain. My preferred mountain is Kleiner Mythen. It is just 20 minutes away by car.
This was the last mountain I climbed last year, in November, and it is the first mountain, I climbed this year.
But today, I did it a little bit slower than last time. I was quite exhausted, because yesterday we had done a very strong tour with the racing bike. And in addition, Kleiner Mythen is the last 10 minutes very dangerous. Here is a foto from the top of Kleiner Mythen back to its brother Grosser Mythen.
This year winter is not coming. It is end of November and still very warm. Yesterday I climbed the “Kleiner Mythen” and made a photo back to Einsiedeln. In the background you can see Einsiedeln and part of lake “Shilsee”.
This mountain is much more dangerous than its taller brother “Grosser Mythen”. You have to pass several spots where it’s possible to fall down. Normally I don’t fear the route, but this year I really were happy when I stood on top of the mountain, maybe because I am out of training.
But yesterday I did a new personal record: exactly 60 minutes from the parking place to the top. For going down I have exactly 40 minutes. Last year I have 5 minutes more!
The mountain on the picture is “Haggenspitz”, the third in this group. Only a few people are climbing this mountain. There is no official route and it is almost invisible. I were there a couple of years ago, also end of November. I think it must have been at least 4 years ago, when it was also very warm in November.
We had snow very early this year. We just came back from Cyprus where we had been for holidays. We had 30 degrees there and came back into winter. Was snowing and I drove back to Brunni with the girls to make a snowman. The first snowman this year.
Had a lot of fun with the kids. Is always impressive for them when we have the first snow. They like creating a snowman though I have to help them. Looks like a monster! :->
This year we bought a ticket for the whole year for the skiing area just behind Einsiedeln. Our older taughter skis since last winter and has so much fun with it that we go for sking almost every weekend.
The younger taughter has to attend us. We put her onto a sledge where she sleeps very often. Then we make about 10 time the hill with the older taughter, the younger pulling around, go to the restaurent for french frees and a wheet beer. After one or two hours we go down to the village the small kid on the sledge and me or my wife behind her.
Its such a fun and the area is so beautiful. There are not to many people. The slope is not to steep, ideal for children. And this year there is such a lot of snow. It will be possible to ski for another month I think. And the panorama is amazing.
The name of the moutain on the picture is “Mythen”. Its just 15 minutes with the car from our flat. I can see it from our garden.