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Hockstein

Hiking Highlight

Recommended by 316 out of 324 hikers

Tips

  • Lothar

    The highlight. A view almost as famous as the bastion. The steps and the scrambling require a little skill, but also make fun for children. There are some people on the road even during the week. Those looking for loneliness, should open up more unknown areas.

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  • Barco

    Worthwhile destination in Saxon Switzerland

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  • Andre Gerber

    In every season you have a nice view to the opposite castle in Hohnstein and the Polenztal.

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  • Hans Landschreiber

    Great ladders for climbing. Also suitable for children

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  • Wanderklaus

    The view extends from this adventurous vantage point.

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  • Lelle

    Beautiful view. Alone the ascent is worth a trip.

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  • Peter

    The path to the Hockstein is worth it, this is easy to climb and you will be rewarded with a magnificent view,

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  • Peter

    The descent over the steps laid in the rock into the valley is very impressive.

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  • Andrea

    Beautiful view from Hockstein to Hohenstein and over the Polenztal.
    A nice rest area is also available

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  • Wanderklaus

    The view extends over to Hohenstein and down into the Polenztal.

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  • Marishu

    A great viewpoint. The descent through the breathtaking Wolf Canyon into the Polenztal should not be missed. Then the hike could then lead through the beautiful Polenztal to the fire and back over the bear catch at Hohnstein and down to the inn Polental back again.

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  • HansB

    Very nice view. Of course you should choose a day where it is not too hazy.

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  • JR on Tour

    The Hockstein offers beautiful views just before the Wolf Gorge.

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  • Stefan 🇪🇺

    Great view over the Polenztal and over to Hohnstein. Refuge available for rest or shelter. West is a trail parking lot (direction Hocksteinschänke)

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  • Kerstin Stein-Mahlig

    Refreshments

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  • Kerstin Stein-Mahlig

    Refreshments in the earthenware

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  • Brezelsalzer

    Beautiful viewpoint on Hohnstein

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  • PeterStar

    A great experience here to climb.

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  • Sinistrius

    Beautiful view of Hohnstein and deep into the Polenztal.

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  • Elevation290 m