Harzer-Hexen-Stieg

The Harzer-Hexen-Stieg is not a simple hiking trail, because here you can get to know the entire Harz Mountains in detail on just one hiking route. Over 94 km, the route leads diagonally across the Harz, taking you through historic Harz towns, the Harz National Park, as well as the former inner-German border and the highest mountain in northern Germany, the Brocken.

All by yourself you will discover popular sights such as the spectacular Bodetal Gorge, dripstone caves, mining relics, natural monuments and beautiful mountain lakes!

The Harzer-Hexen-Stieg is also ideal for beginners and families with children, as the Brocken can also be bypassed.

 

Facts

97 km

Length

966 m

Difference in height

1141 m

Highest point: Brocken

175 m

Lowest point: Thale

Tip:

Hiking guide

Route description in both directions, 5 stages, 2 alternative routes, altitude profiles, graphics, overview map, places to stop for refreshments and overnight stays, GPS tracks, stamps and a brochure.

 

The Harzer-Hexen-Stieg stages

Stage 1 – from Osterode to Buntenbock

Difficulty: easy

Distance: 11,6 km

Duration: 4:00

Highest point: 492 hm

Lowest point: 152 hm
 

2nd stage – from Buntenbock to Torfhaus

Difficulty: medium

Distance: 22 km

Duration: 5:30 h

Highest point: 582 hm

Lowest point: 347 hm

3rd stage – from Torfhaus to Drei Annen

Difficulty: medium

Distance: 19,7 km

Duration: 5:00

Highest point: 597 hm

Lowest point: 339 hm

 

4th stage South variant – from Drei Annen Hohne via Hasselfelde to Altenbrak

Difficulty: medium

Distance: 28,6 km

Duration: 7:30 h

Highest point: 412 hm

Lowest point: 170 hm

 

[Translate to Englisch:] 4. Etappe Nordvariante - von Drei Annen Hohne über Rübeland nach Altenbrak

Difficulty: medium

Distance: 29,6 km

Duration: 7:30 h

Highest point: 492 hm

Lowest point: 221 hm

 

Stage 5 – from Altenbrak to Thale

Difficulty: medium
Distance: 14,1 km
Duration: 4:00
Highest point: 516 hm
Lowest point: 392 hm

 

Variant over "Titan RT" - the longest suspension bridge of its kind

Difficulty: medium
Distance: 5,6 km
Duration: 1:42 h
Highest point: 201 hm
Lowest point: 193 hm

 

 

Brocken bypass

Difficulty: difficult
Distance: 35,1 km
Duration: 10:00 h
Highest point: 734 hm
Lowest point: 396 hm

 

Here you will find your accommodation for the hiking weekend

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