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14 Eight-thousanders in the Eastern Ore Mountains

· 4 reviews · Hiking trail · Altenberg
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  • 14 Achttausender im Osterzgebirge
    14 Achttausender im Osterzgebirge
    Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
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The Himalayas in the Eastern Ore Mountains! The 14 peaks over 8000 dm! Enjoy breathtaking views and hidden secret places on a unique tour.
moderate
Distance 72.4 km
20:50 h
1,981 m
1,983 m
906 m
584 m

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Update: May 24, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
906 m
Lowest point
584 m
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Tips and hints

Start

Altenberg (Bahnhof) (753 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.765437, 13.753548
DMS
50°45'55.6"N 13°45'12.8"E
UTM
33U 412098 5624481
w3w 
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Destination

Altenberg (Bahnhof)

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Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
50.765437, 13.753548
DMS
50°45'55.6"N 13°45'12.8"E
UTM
33U 412098 5624481
w3w 
///suitcase.plumper.discos
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Wander- und Radkarte Osterzgebirge 1 : 33.000

Erhältlich in der Tourist-Information Altenberg und im Informationsbüro im Bahnhof / Bürgerhaus Kipsdorf.

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Equipment

Related Events

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Himalaya im Osterzgebirge 3/3
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10/29, 10:15 AM–4:30 PM
Pre-registration required
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Questions and answers

Question from Birte Urbschat · September 04, 2021 · Community
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Rating

4.8
(4)
Jan Fischer
August 22, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? August 22, 2021
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Christian Schneider
May 22, 2017 · Community
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When did you do this route? May 21, 2017
Andreas Weißbach
May 03, 2017 · Community
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
72.4 km
Duration
20:50 h
Ascent
1,981 m
Descent
1,983 m
Highest point
906 m
Lowest point
584 m
Circular route Scenic Multi-stage route Refreshment stops available Cultural/historical interest Botanical highlights Flora and fauna Summit route Healthy climate Dog-friendly

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