Zürich has been gray and overcast the last week. So I went beyond the clouds on Sunday. Perfect blue sky all around. It was actually warmer at 2000 meters altitude than in the valleys, classic temperature inversion. Winter is coming though - the Northern slopes are frozen and covered in snow.
I have a slight cold, so I started at a leisurely late 10 o'clock in the morning, intending to climb just one modest peak. Gained the first summit much faster than expected and was still feeling strong, so I kept going along the ridge. In the end I climbed the Schwalmis (2246m), the Risetenstock (2290m) and the Brisen (2404m). I met lots of people along the way who had the same idea as me, took the cable car up and were enjoying the sunshine above the clouds. Great day!