Silver mountain (Wingst)
it is the highest natural collection in the Elbe Weser triangle, however from the observation tower on the nearby German Olymp is towered above. It developed as ice-age Moräne. In former times there was here a small silver mine, which lent its name to the mountain.
legends and legends
like the silver mountain and the Gretenberg to their name came.
Long ago a family of giants is to have lived in the Wingst. The nut/mother of the family was called Grete and loved a wooded beautiful hill, which got on it its name. The son with name Bolik wanted, as its father Wingis find also a silver treasure, went on recommending the nut/mother into the resin and brought a bag of full stones with home. It had regarded the gloss of frozen stones as silver breaking into and had noticed only at home the error. The hill where it the stones scattered, is called today silver mountain and the largest collection is in the region. Three of the giant stones it is from rage into the forest before Lamstedt, which west hereditary suppl. hurled, which lie there this very day.
Coordinates: 53° 43 ′ 53 ″ n. Break, 009° 04 ′ 02 ″ o. L.