the tour started between traunkirchen and ebensee at a crowded parking place. i knew that this is a popular mountain, but i did not expect so many people. the way up is steep and nice. it would be even more nice if there were less people around. about 2 minutes before the summit there is a hut where you can buy food and drinks. on the summit there was permanent coming and going of people. i was glad i chose a spot a little off the path to build up my station. the view was fabulous (now i know why so many people go up there ...)
after some qso's on 7, 14 and 145 mhz i headed for the second summit. a nice walk of about 45 minutes and after some rock climbing (very easy) i reached gr. sonnstein at 14:00 local time. again the signals on hf were not too good and so i did not stay too long on shortwave. on vhf i worked oe5iro and oe5rtp who were on a big sota-expedition with lot's of summits on the "höllengebirge".
nothing special happened on the way down and i reached the car at 16:30 local time. on the way home i had another chat with oe5iro and oe5rtp, who were already activating another summit.