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Mountain Hikes in the Harz Mountains

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Want to explore more of the mountains in Germany? In this guide, we’ve reviewed our full collection of mountain hikes in the Harz Mountains to bring you the top 20 routes in the region. To see which Tour is right for you, browse real photos and tips uploaded by other mountain hikers, see detail-rich breakdowns at the click of a button—and find your perfect route for your next mountain hike in the Harz Mountains.


The 20 best mountain hikes in the Harz Mountains

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    1
    Intermediate
    04:21
    9.57 mi
    2.2 mph
    1,100 ft
    1,100 ft
    Intermediate mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    2
    Difficult
    06:27
    12.1 mi
    1.9 mph
    2,650 ft
    2,650 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    Difficult
    06:04
    12.4 mi
    2.0 mph
    2,075 ft
    2,075 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    4
    Difficult
    03:29
    7.00 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,150 ft
    1,150 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    5
    Difficult
    06:46
    14.0 mi
    2.1 mph
    2,100 ft
    2,100 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    6
    Difficult
    05:23
    10.5 mi
    1.9 mph
    1,550 ft
    1,550 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    7
    Difficult
    06:03
    10.9 mi
    1.8 mph
    2,175 ft
    2,175 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    8
    Difficult
    02:05
    4.17 mi
    2.0 mph
    800 ft
    800 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    9
    Difficult
    04:03
    8.08 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,550 ft
    1,550 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    10
    Difficult
    03:26
    6.72 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,325 ft
    1,325 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    11
    Intermediate
    03:28
    6.44 mi
    1.9 mph
    1,225 ft
    1,225 ft
    Intermediate mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    12
    Difficult
    02:17
    4.47 mi
    1.9 mph
    500 ft
    500 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    13
    Intermediate
    03:23
    6.39 mi
    1.9 mph
    1,225 ft
    1,225 ft
    Intermediate mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    14
    Intermediate
    04:24
    8.75 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,625 ft
    1,625 ft
    Intermediate mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    15
    Difficult
    03:20
    6.84 mi
    2.1 mph
    850 ft
    850 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    16
    Intermediate
    02:04
    4.21 mi
    2.0 mph
    700 ft
    700 ft
    Intermediate mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    17
    Difficult
    04:41
    9.28 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,650 ft
    1,650 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    18
    Difficult
    05:36
    11.3 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,975 ft
    2,000 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    19
    Difficult
    06:29
    13.2 mi
    2.0 mph
    2,175 ft
    2,175 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    20
    Difficult
    04:01
    7.06 mi
    1.8 mph
    1,575 ft
    1,575 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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