The Schauinsland (1284 m) is a mountain in the Black Forest close to Freiburg im Breisgau.

In previous years the Schauinsland was also called "Erzkasten" due to the silver mining in the area.

There is a solar observatory, a Global Atmosphere Watch monitoring station, and the Eugen-Keidel Tower in the summit region of the Schauinsland.

Elevation (feet): 4,213
Elevation (meters): 1,284
Continent: Europe
Country: Germany
Range/Region: Black Forest
Latitude: 47.912718
Longitude: 7.898698
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Nearest major airport: Basel/Mulhouse
Convenient Center: Freiburg im Breisgau

Thanks to Uwe Dengler for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 2 trip reports for Schauinsland.

Select any entry from the list below:

  • Log #22413 - by Sven Bugarski on Sep 25, 2013
    On a clear and very cold February day with temperatures below -10°C, we (a party of two) made a long and very enjoyable ascent through the Black Forest winter landscape to the Schaunsland peak. We...
  • Log #21672 - by Uwe Dengler on May 16, 2009
    Several ascents with friends over the last years. Can be crowded during the weekends.