Mountain Biking Highlight
In contrast to the nearby Ochsenkopf, the Schneeberg is less touristy. From the past, there is still the unmistakable radio system on the high plateau that gives the summit its distinctive face.
The so-called "Backöfele", which serves as a viewing platform, has been renewed and is accessible again (as of 2020).
December 1, 2016
Tourist not as accessible as the Ochsenkopf you will find more peace to enjoy nature on the highest mountain in the Fichtelgebirge. In the autumn of 2017, the new viewing platform is the back of the oven again rebuilt and walkable. Thus, one can look unhindered over the trees and the old military monitoring system.
October 7, 2017
Very interesting is also the environment, up to 2 km from the summit Schneeberg, there would be the Rudolfstein, the 1000m stone, the Haberstein, the Nußhardt and (alpine hut) the lake house after all still at 922 m; here is coffee, cake ☕️ 🍰 but also good food and snack.
Opposite Schneeberg you can see the Ochsenkopf at 1024 m and the 885 m plateau next to it. DT
July 5, 2018
The Schneeberg and over here at the 1000 meter stone is the highest point in Upper Franconia and therefore one should be on top 😊.
Aufm Schneeberg with 1051 m above sea level. you have a very nice view and at the legendary Backöfele you can take a break from the climb and enjoy the panorama.
Here on Schneeberggipfel was once military zone until 1990 and the distinctive tower was used for peeking & listening to the Iron Curtain 😎
October 15, 2018
On top of the Schneeberg there is a former telecommunications tower of the Bundeswehr, now a memorial to the Cold War. Furthermore, the "Backöfele" observation tower was newly built in 2017, from which one has a wonderful view over the Fichtel Mountains.
September 16, 2020
The highest mountain in Northern Bavaria.
The Schneeberg is at 1051 m above sea level. NHN the highest mountain in the Fichtelgebirge in northeast Bavaria and at the same time the highest mountain in Franconia and northern Bavaria.Special features: Backöfele observation tower, distant view
June 4, 2016
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