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You can download issue 62 from 2023 here.
Topics in this issue include, among other things, the personnel changes in the executive suite of the Harz narrow-gauge railways and the development of this railway company, a tribute to Brockengärtner Gunter Karste and changes in the national park. We also report on the Harz Club’s celebration of 23 years of German unity on the Brocken and a very special rally in which the Brockenwirt is also involved.
You can download issue 61 from 2022 here.
A big topic in this issue is this summer’s fires on the Brocken. The largest of these brought the chunk into the national headlines. The flames burned for days in the parched forests below the summit. Over 300 firefighters were on duty, supported by firefighting helicopters and firefighting aircraft. Other topics in this issue: work on Schierke Castle, the Brocken witches from Schierke, repairs to the cloud house and activities around the Schierke Arena.
Here you can download issue 58 from 2021.
Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is now one of the prominent Brocken hikers. In July 21 he hiked to the summit together with Saxony-Anhalt’s Prime Minister Reiner Haseloff and Lower Saxony’s Prime Minister Stephan Weil. Once at the top there were nice pictures for the press and a ZDF summer interview. Other topics of this issue: the forest around the Brocken, the Harzer hiking pin, the Schierker Loipenhaus and the construction of a new sports toboggan run.
Due to corona, there has been less reading material from the Brockenwirt in recent months. Here you can download issue 57 from 2020.
Find out why there is suddenly a traffic light at the tourist hall and how the Brockenwirte look back on the past 30 years. In addition – 30 years of German unity – how the Harz Club celebrated the great anniversary on the Brocken.
Read about the dramatic rescue operation in the deepest witter on the Brocken, how Schierke Walpurgis celebrates and what the “witch ring and vicious circle” is all about. You can find out more about this in our Brockenwirtzeitung No. 53, which you can download here as a PDF.