The Großer Beerberg is a mountain located in the Thuringian Forest, Germany, and the highest point in the state of Thuringia. The nearest town is Suhl.
Between the summit of the Beerberg and that of its eastern neighbour, the Schneekopf (978 m), the second highest mountain of Thuringia, is a 60-metre-deep col. To the west is the Sommerbachskopf (941 m).
On the summit of Beerberg is one of the few moorlands of the Thuringian Forest. Until the end of the 1980s there was an observation tower on the mountain. A few years ago, a small platform was again established below the summit at Plänckners Aussicht, which offers an outstanding view to the south and southwest.
The section of the Rennsteig long-distance path between Oberhof and Schmücke runs across the mountain.
There's a trail leading to the summit.
The nearest mountain hut is Schutzhütte Adler located 895m/2 935ft ESE of the summit.
By elevation Großer Beerberg is
# 1 out of 1 in Hochmoor am Großen Beerberg # 1 out of 158 in Thüringer Wald # 1 out of 3816 in Thuringia # 1 out of 99 in Suhl
By prominence Großer Beerberg is
# 1 out of 1 in Hochmoor am Großen Beerberg # 1 out of 158 in Thüringer Wald # 89 out of 37308 in Germany # 1 out of 3816 in Thuringia # 1 out of 99 in Suhl # 9 out of 21663 in the German Highlands
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