About 200m before the summit is a memorial stone with the inscription »Frei ist der Kammweg / 9. Nov. 1989 ", which is to remind of the again possible continuous Rennsteig migrations.
The Sandberg is a remainder on the older shale, which consists of kaolinreichem sandstone (up to 35% kaolin). She was a raw material supplier for the porcelain production and the glass industry.(Source: planetoutdoor.de)
August 25, 2019
The Kieferle at Steinheid (Landkreis Sonneberg) is an 867.2 m above sea level. NHN high mountain in the Thuringian Slate Mountains and thus the second highest mountain of this (partial) mountains, which represents the eastern part of the Thuringian Forest.Kieferle
867.2 m above sea level. NHN 
Thuringian Slate Mountains
5.9 km → Big Farmdenkopf
134 m ↓ Big gate
50 ° 28 '9 "N, 11 ° 5' 33" E
To the west-southwest it separates the valley of the Grümpen, whose eastern source lies on the western slope, clearly from the almost equal high drought spruce, on the north and east slopes are other sources. To the east it is bounded by the Göritz. North of the mountain springs also the Schwarza. In the south, the 837 m high Rittersberg joins, whose eastern neighbor is the Breitenberg.Since the first mentioned rivers flow into the Main and thus ultimately into the Rhine, the Schwarza into the Saale and thus into the Elbe, the mountain lies at the watershed Rhine-Elbe. Located south of the Rennsteig, which runs over the neighboring Sandberg, the Kieferle thinks south and is attributed to the Southern High Slate Mountains.(Source: Wikipedia)
August 25, 2019
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