Geisingberg

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Geisingberg
Geisingberg.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 824 m (2,703 ft)
Prominence 110 m → Brautstock
Isolation 1.8 km → Raubennest
Coordinates 50°46′19″N 13°46′24″E / 50.77194°N 13.773444°E / 50.77194; 13.773444Coordinates: 50°46′19″N 13°46′24″E / 50.77194°N 13.773444°E / 50.77194; 13.773444
Geography
Geisingberg is located in Saxony
Geisingberg
Geisingberg
Parent range Ore Mountains
Geology
Mountain type basalt
cone
Climbing
Access Tower inaugurated in 1891

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

Location and surrounding area[edit]

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 summit[edit]

  • 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.

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