Page Type Page Type: Mountain/Rock
Location Lat/Lon: 47.84750°N / 8.02002°E
Activities Activities: Hiking, Skiing
Seasons Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Additional Information Elevation: 4642 ft / 1415 m
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Herzogenhorn is the third highest summit of the Black Forest after Feldberg, 1493 m and Seebuck (1448 m).

Herzogenhorn is the southern neighbour of the Felberg and is located between the high Wiesental in the west, the Menzenschwander Valley in the east and the Bernau Plateau in the south with the hamlet Hof.
The slopes in the north and the northwest are part of the ski resort of Feldberg but the summit of Herzogenhorn is free of skilifts and relative wild. The shape of the summit is a smooth dome with a steep east face.

Herzogenhorn is a summit for hikers and skiers.

Secondairy neighbour summits :
- Grafenmatt 1377 m
- Ahornbühl 1343 m
- Schläglebachkopf 1314 m
- Silberberg 1358 m
- Finsterbühl 1233 m
- Felsenkopf 1282 m
- Rossrücken 1282 m
- Hirschenbuck Köpfle 1228 m

Herzogenhorn, the summit

Getting There

Access :
- Nearest airport : Basel-Mulhouse
- Nearest station : Titisee

Road access :
- from the west (Freiburg)
road 31 to Kirchzarten, then right to Oberried, Notschrei, Todtnau, Brandenberg.
- from the east (Neustadt)
road 500 to Bärenthal then road 317 to Feldberg.
- from the south (Lörrach)
road 317 through Wiesental to Todtnau and right to Brandenberg.
- access from Sankt Blasien over Bernau to the hamlet Bernau-Hof.

Herzogenhorn, location map

Red Tape

No red tape


Wintercampingplatz Spitzenberg
Rathausstr. 18- 79872 Bernau im Schwarzwald
Tel.: 07675/ 16 00 30- Fax: 07675/ 16 00 90

Rathausstr. 18- 79872 Bernau im Schwarzwald
Tel.: 07675/ 16 00 30- Fax: 07675/ 16 00 90

Huts and accomodation

- Krunkelbachhütte 1294 m
- Gasthaus Pension "Hofeck"
Fam. S. Jünger- Hofeckweg 2- 79872 Bernau im Schwarzwald/ Hof
Tel.: 07675/ 92 91 61- Fax: 07675/ 92 91 62

- Bernauer Hof
Kreutz-Wächtler- Hofstr. 11- 79872 Bernau im Schwarzwald/ Hof
Tel.: 07675/ 361- Fax: 07675/ 92 92 96
Farm of Black Forest


1)To the summit :

- From Hof
- From Krunkelbachhut
- From Feldberg Collar over Leistungszentrum

2)Paths around the summit :

- Glockführerweg in the west
- Herzogenhornweg in the south

3)With skis :

- From Fahl along Schläglebach to Grafenmatt and then over Glockenführe to the summit.
- From Kriegsbachtal in the east steep over the east face (conturning the corniced summit)
- From Hof over Hofmättle or over Schwemmbachtal
Near the summit of Herzogenhorn



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