In 1679, Bohuslav Balbín called it “The Queen of Middle Mountains”. The locals referred to it as Thunder Mountain, which predicts the weather. The majestic ruler of its serf hills, the highest and windiest mountain of České středohoří, 836.5 metres above sea level, has attracted people’s attention since the Stone Age and still powerfully impresses anyone who visits it and looks down from it onto the countryside.