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Eckersprung (HWN 136)

Eckersprung (HWN 136)

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Location: Schierke, Harz, Harz Mountains, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Best Hikes to Eckersprung (HWN 136)
  • The Eckersprung is located in the former border area. This is where the Ecker has its source and later finds its way out of the Harz to meet the Oker. A rest area with benches is laid out extensively. A shelter with the stamp number 136 of the Harzer hiking nobility is available to hikers as a refuge in bad weather.

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    • July 26, 2016

  • Rest area with stamp

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    • June 22, 2020

  • - Stamp point for the Harzer-Hexen-Stieg
    - Mandatory stamp office for the Harzer Grenzweg
    - Stamp office for Goethe in the Harz

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    • September 14, 2020

  • Slightly smaller than the "Triangular Pole" refuge, but as is well known, there is space in the smallest hut ;-)
    If you want, you can stamp for the hiking pin or study the informative boards!

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    • April 16, 2022

  • Here the hike from Torfhaus ended until 1989 - then the border fence and the restricted area around the Brocken came, which made a continuation of the hike impossible. Today, nature is protected along the former border as a Green Belt and, as a green corridor, establishes the important link to the normal landscape. An important contribution to species protection for animals and plants.

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    • March 18, 2019

  • Refuge with several information boards. Lots of seating. Here is a box with a stamp of the Harzer hiking nobility in the house.

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    • September 6, 2019

  • Brocken plateau was a high-security wing

    The inner-German border on the Brocken was strictly guarded. The inner ring on the Brocken plateau was a Soviet restricted area from 1961 because Moscow's westernmost outpost was located here, the listening post with the code name "Jenissej".

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    • July 27, 2022

  • Refuge I have a lot of space even for larger groups 🦊

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    • April 11, 2021

  • Informative refuge at the source of the former border river

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    • July 19, 2021

  • Hwn 136 Eckersprung refuge

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    • December 28, 2020

  • Information boards explain very well... the time around the inner-German border 🇩🇪🇩🇪... and its madness.
    It's a strange feeling...even if you didn't go through this time yourself...
    Relics from that time.
    Definitely an interesting historical hike.
    Really recommended 👌🏼🪖

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    • July 28, 2022

  • Stamp office of the Harzer hiking pin for the hiking pass and themed booklets.

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    • August 17, 2018

  • Rest area on the border with entry into the Eckertal

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    • September 30, 2018

  • The Eckersprung is the source of the Ecker directly on the border between Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt in the Harz National Park.

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    • January 9, 2020

  • The inner-German border ran here, and there is also a board with impressive photos.

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    • August 1, 2021

  • The Eckersprung is the source of the Ecker directly on the border between Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt in the Harz National Park on the eastern edge of the Brockenfeld at about 850 m above sea level. NHN. The source is to the west of the 1033.5 m high summit of the Königsberg, a side knoll of the Brocken, and about one kilometer south-southeast of the Quitschenberg in Lower Saxony, which is 881.5 m high.

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    • July 2, 2021

  • The Eckersprung, the source of the Ecker, is located at a rest area directly on the Goetheweg, which leads from the gatehouse slightly uphill to Brocken.

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    • April 15, 2019

  • Great resting place.

    Stamp point for HWN fans!

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    • May 11, 2021

  • small refuge with a stamp of the HWN

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    • December 15, 2017

  • Stamp office of the Harzer Wamdernadel

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    • August 9, 2018

  • The origin of the Ecker-man can also follow her down ... 😉

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    • May 26, 2018

  • Schutzhütte me a lot of space for larger groups.

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    • October 4, 2017

  • A nice rest area!

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    • May 11, 2019

  • HWN No. 136, very nice on the way to Brocken ...

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    • May 26, 2018

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Location: Schierke, Harz, Harz Mountains, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

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