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The Kaitersberg is a mountain ridge up to 1133  m high in the Bavarian Forest east of Bad Kötzting in the Bavarian district of Cham . The elongated ridge continues east to the Arber .

The highest peak of the ridge is 1132.9  m above sea level. NHN high Great Riedelstein with the Waldschmidt monument. On Mittagstein ( 1,034  m ) is located Kötztinger hut . Other peaks that stand out as bizarre rock formations made of gneiss are the Kreuzfelsen ( 998.5  m ) with its summit cross , the Steinbühler Jeseníky ( 1044  m ) and the Hohe Stein ( 1042  m ) with the natural monument Rauchröhren . Below the rock of the cross is theRäuber-Heigl-Höhle , the hiding place of Michael Heigl from Beckendorf, who made the area unsafe here in the 19th century.

The smoke tubes offer a demanding climbing area up to the eleventh degree. The stone tower located there is considered the most difficult Bavarian Forest summit (IV).

Gliders from the nearby Arnbruck airfield occasionally glide over the slopes , making use of the rising thermals to gain altitude.

Web links

Commons : Kaitersberg  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Map services of the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation ( information )

Coordinates: 49 ° 10 '  N , 12 ° 58'  E