Signal de Botrange

This is a high-altitude plain, with several spots over 650m in elevation, the highest of which, Botrange is also the highest spot in Belgium.. In the area are many marshes; so if the tracks are not covered with wood then you are advised to take your rubber boots with you. The highest point is not that far from the

German border

Elevation (feet): 2,277
Elevation (meters): 694
Continent: Europe
Country: Belgium
Range/Region: North France-West Rhine Area
Latitude: 50.501667
Longitude: 6.092778
Difficulty: Walk up
Nearest major airport: Brussels, Liege
Convenient Center: Eupen, Malmedy

Thanks to Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Trip Reports

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

There are 4 trip reports for Signal de Botrange.

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  • Log #21903 - by Christian Rodriguez on Feb 17, 2010
    On winter 2008, I finished an easy hike surrounded this summit... there is no one peak to climb, just walk in a flat ground. But is nice hike on winter time.
  • Log #12619 - by Jo Heersink on Sep 10, 2003
    Why go to mnt. Everest if there is Botrange? Absolutely gruelling climb. Take a complete platoon of high altitude sherpa's, a few kilometers of rope for fixing and loads of oxygen bottles, (if it...
  • Log #12620 - by Chris Gilsdorf on Aug 01, 2003
    Done the same day as Buurgplaatz and Vaalsserberg. I was in Germany on an exchange trip and decided to visit my first 3 national highpoints. No views from the summit but an interesting mountain. The...
  • Log #12621 - by Ricardo Hernani on Feb 27, 2001
    Pretty place to spend somedays in the winter. In a long day by car you can make also Buurgplatz (559 m), highest point in Luxemburg; and then go to Vaalserberg (323 m), higuest point in Holland next...