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Eckerlochstieg

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  • Evildeadchen

    The way over the countless stones is high and also down very demanding. Especially if you have to torment on Sundays through the crowd.

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    • December 12, 2017

  • Klausi

    No easy ascent and descent, especially on ice.

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    • July 13, 2020

  • Outside

    The Eckerlochstieg is the only hiking trail that leads up the hill to the Brocken. The other three routes allowed by the National Park Administration are either gravel forest roads (Goetheweg), concrete supply routes of the former National Army (Heineweg) or paved roads (Brockenstraße). The Eckerlochstieg offers sensational insights into the age and decay phases of Brockenurwald.

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    • August 9, 2017

  • Florian

    The ascent is truly difficult. Be sure to bring sturdy shoes! City clothes and normal street shoes are not recommended. In some cases obstacles> 70 cm as well as mud holes have to be overcome. You will be rewarded with an extremely natural hiking route.

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    • September 16, 2017

  • Ronny 67

    Better uphill than downhill, especially when it rains.

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    • August 14, 2020

  • Mandy

    Heavy but nice way to the summit.

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    • June 3, 2019

  • Jörn

    Shortest ascent to Brocken. He overcomes 500 meters in continuous increase, but the effort is rewarded by wonderful nature views. But: challenging - steeper, stone and root-rich climb over z.T. large stones of about 500 meters altitude.

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    • June 17, 2017

  • Willigipfel

    About 1 decade ago an unfamiliar picture due to a lot of dead wood. This opens up unimagined views in the direction of Wurmberg. Super as the self-rejuvenation in the forest progresses.

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    • March 29, 2019

  • Nicky

    A beautiful climb, no matter what the season.
    If you are lucky you will also meet Brocken- Benno ... but you should not go too late 😉👍

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    • May 9, 2019

  • Daniel

    Very nice hiking trail, but also very difficult to hike. Nature lovers get theirs
    Costs. Good physical condition and sure footing are absolutely essential.

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    • June 29, 2020

  • Enrico Becker

    The resting place here invites you to linger before going up the short but crisp corner hole. In the refuge you will find the stamp box of HWN 011, which is also a mandatory stamp for the Harzer Grenzweg.

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    • June 12, 2019

  • Michael stoll

    Ghost Forest on the Teufelsstieg

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    • November 4, 2015

  • MOF

    Makes tired men and women even more tired ...

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    • June 28, 2019

  • MOF

    Eckerloch is awesome - you jump from stone to stone until you're either up or down ...

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    • June 28, 2019

  • Katharina

    The shortest but most strenuous and difficult ascent leads from Schierke over the Eckerloch. Please only walk with good footwear and (if possible) walking sticks. The path is characterized by many roots and boulders. Good condition is clearly an advantage for this route. Beware of bad weather. The likelihood of slipping and getting injured is very high and rescuing through the rough terrain is correspondingly difficult.
    All fans of the Harz hiking pin will find one of the 222 stamps here at Eckerloch.

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    • June 26, 2020

  • Christian

    A natural path particularly similar peppered with large stones that must be overcome here and there. Good footwear required. You could also call it Bone Breaker Walk. 🙄😁

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    • July 19, 2020

  • Wanderkaiser Opilio Martinus I.

    Stamp post 11 of the Harzer hiking nobility, beginning of the famous Eckerlochstieges ...

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    • June 2, 2019

  • SvEnzian

    A really nice way, very committed but also entertaining, just my thing! :)

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    • June 13, 2019

  • Katharina

    Very steep and stony passage. Sure-footedness and good footwear are a must here! But this climb to the Brocken is a highlight for every nature lover!

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    • July 3, 2020

  • Outside

    The Eckerlochstieg is a hiking trail northwest of belonging to the city of Wernigerode Schierke in the Harz in Saxony-Anhalt.It is part of one of the hiking trails to Brocken and is located south of the summit. It is the steepest and most impassable of the trails to Brocken. The Eckerlochstieg leads from the Eckerloch on the Black Schluftwasser over rough terrain and a steep climb north through the Harz National Park until it meets after less than a kilometer without major curves on the Brocken Road.In its southern part of the Eckerlochstieg runs a bit parallel to the black Schluftwasser and traverses a slope moor area. There are large granite boulders on the pedestrian-only path. The path was redeveloped in 1997. Footbridges have been created through the boggy areas, stairs lead over larger cliffs.

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    • August 12, 2017

  • Willigipfel

    Varied hike from / to Brocken

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    • January 8, 2019

  • Willigipfel

    From the Eckerloch an interesting, entertaining path leads uphill through wooded corridors past small boulders and glades towards the Brocken summit. Small sections of the path lead over trunks of dikes.

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    • May 9, 2019

  • marcelous mazel

    Very strenuous climb on the Brocken. But also creates a lot of fun as it leads over hill and dale.
    The video provides an insight:

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    • July 1, 2020

  • Willigipfel

    Varied beautiful path over the Eckerloch to Brocken.

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    • May 16, 2019


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Location: Schierke, Harz, Harz Mountains, Germany

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  • Distance1.80 mi
  • Uphill1,125 ft
  • Downhill0 ft

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