Brocken, Germany

Prominence: 856 m, 2808 ft

Elevation: 1141 meters, 3743 feet

True Isolation: 223.07 km, 138.61 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)51° 47' 57'' N, 10° 36' 56'' E
51.799157, 10.615561 (Dec Deg)
611401 E 5739935 N, Zone 32 (UTM)
State/ProvinceSachsen-Anhalt (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionHarz (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Brocken:
     Most Isolated Peak of Europe Countries (Rank #26)
     Europe Peaks with 200 km of Isolation (Rank #52)
     Germany State High Points (Rank #4)
     Germany Top 100 by Prominence (Rank #18)
     Central German Uplands 1000-meter Peaks (Rank #39)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 110
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 103)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2009-07-24 by Mark Trengove
     2011-10-25 by Lee Newton
     2012-04-28 by Matthias Fieles
     2012-05-06 by Brian Friedrich
     2012-06-09 by Yoshitaka Tanimura
     2012-09-30 by Joseph Claghorn
     2013-09-26 by Deividas Valaitis
     2014-10-15 by Norbert Schaefer
     2015-07-31 by Nick Down
     2017-05-06 by Ruud van den Boom (GPS Track)
     2020-07-22 by Tom Milliard
     2021-02-06 by Sascha Grabow
     2021-11-28 by Josef Nuernberger
     2022-05-14 by Jörn Fiege (GPS Track)
     2022-06-23 by Emanuel Fieles Pyschny
     2022-07-17 by Ruud van den Boom (GPS Track)
     2022-12-04 by James Barlow (GPS Track)

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The Brocken, from the west (2009/07/24). Photo by Mark Trengove.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 856 m/2808 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 856 m/2808 ft
  Key Col: 285 m/935 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 223.07 km/138.61 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 50.435, 12.9508
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Fichtelberg  (SE)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Northwest Europe
Range3: German Highlands
Range4: Harz (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsElbe
North Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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On the summit of the Brocken (2009-07-24). Photo by Mark Trengove.
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Achtermannshöhe is a remarkably rocky summit next to the otherwise hilly giants of the Harz. View to the Northeast has Germany's State High Points Brocken 1141 m (Saxony-Anhalt) on the left and Wurmberg 971 m (Lower Saxony) on the right (2022-07-10). Photo by Justus Cöster.
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