Dreisesselberg (Bavarian Forest)

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Dreisesselberg, Bayerischer Wald.JPG
View to the summit of the Dreisesselberg
Highest point
Elevation 1,333 m (4,373 ft)
Location Bavaria, Germany
South Bohemian Region, Czech Republic

Dreisesselberg (Czech: Třístoličník) is a mountain of Bavaria, Germany, in the Bavarian Forest. Three of the Chair Berg is a 1,333 m high mountain in the Bavarian Forest in Bavaria (Germany).

Geographic Location of the mountain[edit]

The three-chair mountain is located in the eastern part of Lower Bavaria in the district of Freyung-Grafenau . It rises southeast of the town Haidmühle and northeast of the town Neureichenau .

The Czech border runs some 370 metres southeast of the summit's past the three-chair, the nearby Mount Plöckenstein located the border triangle Germany- Austria - Czech Republic is located about 3 km southeast of Three's chair (distances in each distance ).

Mountain Description[edit]

At the highest point of the most heavily forested mountain Dreisessel, Hochstein called, is a distinctive granite rock with summit cross, from which one can enjoy the view.

Approximately 450 meters (line) south of the three-chair mountain peak is the three-seat rock, three bizarre granite rocks, from pillow-like shaped rocks known as the wool sack weathering there. Just north of this rock group is the three-seat house (1,312 m above sea level. NN) with the managed mountain inn Dreisessel.[1] A few meters to the east runs the German-Czech border.

Up to three chairs store Dreisessel public road, so the Dreisselberg is often quite busy. It also marked hiking trails lead from all directions, for example by cross-stream hermitage from Haidmühle women's mountain or the Czech Nové Údolí on the mountain.

On the western slopes of Three's chair, the Haber Grasberg (1,235 m above sea level. NN), is the three-chair lift, a ski lift with a base station in Haidmühle Women's Mountain. On the three-chair mountain is located on the Bavarian side a nature reserve with a size of about 270 hectares. The parts of the eastern slope Czech territory belonging to the National Park Šumava (Bohemian Forest).

From a three Sesselberg out the ridge high ridge over the Bavarian Plöckenstein (1,365 m above sea level. NN) and the triangle of Germany-Austria-Czech Republic (1,321 m) to the Austria-Czech border on the main summit of Plöckenstein (1378.3 m). It runs along the German-Czech border and then on the Austria-Czech border. Just below them is on the Czech territory Plöckensteiner lake, the southern glacial lakes of the Bohemian Forest.


According to a legend, which also Adalbert Stifter says in his high-forest, to once the kings of Bavaria, Bohemia and Austria on the top of the chair's three have gathered, the limits of their dominions to negotiate. In reality, the name was "three chairs" until the 17th Century in use, first for the remarkable group of rocks at the summit, but soon all over the mountain. The actual frontier was only in 1765 between the Bishopric of Passau and Austria Archduchy and 1767 set a binding measure. Adalbert Stifter was the three-chair mountain except in the narrative high forest in his last novel, Witiko, and in his final story, from the Bavarian forest's (both 1867), a literary monument. His reports of the three mountain chair was already a popular destination for hikers. In 1888 the section had three chairs of the Bavarian Forest Association built the first shelter. In addition to this 1913, the current building, which was modernized in the 1960s.


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Coordinates: 48°47′05″N 13°48′09″E / 48.78472°N 13.80250°E / 48.78472; 13.80250