Featured photo of Brocken

The Brocken is the highest mountain in the Harz mountains. It has deeply mythical meanings as it is said to be the dwelling of the witches. On the Walpurgisnacht (Night of Walpurgis - April 30th) you can see the witches and demons dance on top of it - why not join them?

Elevation (feet): 3,747
Elevation (meters): 1,142
Continent: Europe
Country: Germany
Range/Region: Harz
Latitude: 51.79938
Longitude: 10.616226
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Year first climbed: December 1777
First successful climber(s): Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1st winter climb!)
Nearest major airport: Hannover
Convenient Center: Wernigerode

Thanks to Jan Bauer for adding this peak.

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