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  • "14 Achttausender im Osterzgebirge" - Steinkuppe
    / "14 Achttausender im Osterzgebirge" - Steinkuppe
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    Photo: Urlaubsregion Altenberg, Tourist-Information Altenberg
Steinkuppe is located near the border with the Czech Republic. It is actually a wooded ridge near Holzhau.

A summit of the very popular hike "14 eight-thousanders in the Eastern Ore Mountains" - the Himalayas in the Eastern Ore Mountains!  

Altitude: 805 m

The approximately 30 million-year-old stone hill was formed by volcanic activity. Basalt deposits are beeing formed in the immediate vicinity. Today you can also see the remains of a quarry, which is located northeast from the peak.

On the Steinkuppe you will find a stamp point that identifies the summit as one of the destinations of the "14 eight-thousanders" tour. You can get all the information about this popular tour at the Altenberg Tourist Information Office.

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Updated: March 16, 2021

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50.719613, 13.599347
50°43'10.6"N 13°35'57.6"E
33U 401127 5619581
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67.7 km
19:34 h
1,811 m
1,811 m

The Himalayas in the Eastern Ore Mountains! The 14 peaks over 8000 dm! Enjoy breathtaking views and hidden secret places on a unique tour.

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