The Schliffkopf is a ridge that was formed by wind and ice over thousands of years. Wide treeless wetlands known as Grinden extend in the summit region. The treeless wetlands emerged in the 15th century when large areas of forests were cleared to gain new pastureland. The intensive use led to soil compaction, and waterlogging resulted in moist heathland with sparse vegetation. These so-called grinds are a characteristic part of the Black Forest landscape and the raised bogs and wet pastures on the Schliffkopf. The heights are still grazed to preserve the grinds. The mountain is located directly on the Black Forest High Road
September 23, 2020
The Schliffkopf is a 1055.8 m above sea level mountain in the northern Black Forest.
The Schliffkopf is located on the Black Forest High Road in the Black Forest National Park, between Baiersbronn, Ottenhöfen and Oppenau, and is the location of a four-star wellness hotel of the same name, the National Park Hotel Schliffkopf. Several long-distance hiking trails, including the Westweg, lead over the Schliffkopf.
January 6, 2021
Who does not know it - the Schliffkopf, known to many even in the southern Black Forest, even if not seen by many as it means a 1.5-2 hour drive. It was worth it for us - I chose the Schliffkopf as a birthday venture this year - it was worth it and the whole family was satisfied.Since the summit is quite flat and the trees are relatively high, the all-round view is not as good as we are used to from the summits in the south. But seeing a different backdrop is even more rewarding 😊
May 31, 2021
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