The Belchen is a 1414 m high peak in the southern Black Forest. With this height, it is on rank four regarding height among the Black Forest mountains.

On clear days the Belchen summit offers spectacular panoramic views of the upper Rhine valley to the Western Alps.

Elevation (feet): 4,639
Elevation (meters): 1,414
Continent: Europe
Country: Germany
Range/Region: Black Forest
Latitude: 47.82301
Longitude: 7.833424
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Dec
Nearest major airport: Basel/Mulhouse
Convenient Center: Schopfheim

Thanks to Uwe Dengler for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

There is one trip report for Belchen.

  • Log #21774 - by Uwe Dengler on Sep 27, 20093.00 stars
    Ascent of the Belchen from near the Wiedener Eck. A nice walk-up with beautiful views of the M√ľnstertal and the Rhine valley in the west. Break in the Belchenhaus after the summit. Descent via the...