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Geisingberg

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Isolation  1.8 km → Raubennest
Elevation  824 m
Mountain range  Ore Mountains
Mountain type  basalt cone
Prominence  110 m
Parent range  Ore Mountains
Geisingberg
Access  Tower inaugurated in 1891
Similar  Kahleberg, Kohlhaukuppe, Wilisch, Luchberg, Komáří hůrka

The Geisingberg is a striking basalt mountain in the eastern Ore Mountains in the German federal state of Saxony.

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Location and surrounding areaEdit

The Geisingberg lies in the upper Eastern Ore Mountains between the mining town of Altenberg and the village of Geising. On its northern and western slopes runs the track of the Müglitz Valley Railway. With a maximum incline here of 1:27 (37 per mil) it is one of the steepest working railway lines in Germany.

Walking routes to the summitEdit

  • The easiest ascent runs from Altenberg along the road to the summit.
  • Other walks being in Geising and Bärenstein.
  • The Eisenach–Budapest international mountain path runs over the Geisingberg.
  • References

    Geisingberg Wikipedia


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