Wielki Szyszak (Czech: Vysoké Kolo, German: Hohes Rad, literally Big Wheel) is a mountain on the border between the Czech Republic and Poland. It is situated in the central (Silesian) part of the main mountain range of the Karkonosze, right above the village of Jagniątków. Its peak is at 1509 m above sea level. It is situated between Śnieżne Kotły and Śmielec.
Mount Wielki Szyszak is the tenth-highest mountain in the Czech Republic. There are numerous other peaks in the vicinity of Wielki Szyszak, such as the Sokolnik, Violik, Velky Sisak, Kotel and Tvaroznik.
There's a demading hiking trail (T3) leading to the summit.
The nearest mountain hut is Martinova bouda located 775m/2 543ft ESE of the summit.
By elevation Wielki Szyszak / Vysoké kolo is
# 2 out of 71 in Karkonosze National Park # 2 out of 3631 in Lower Silesian Voivodeship # 4 out of 142 in Krkonoše national park # 4 out of 2721 in Northeast # 4 out of 914 in Královéhradecký kraj # 2 out of 402 in powiat jeleniogórski # 4 out of 13640 in Czechia # 4 out of 23540 in the Bohemian Ranges
By prominence Wielki Szyszak / Vysoké kolo is
# 2 out of 71 in Karkonosze National Park # 6 out of 3631 in Lower Silesian Voivodeship # 2 out of 142 in Krkonoše national park # 10 out of 2721 in Northeast # 4 out of 914 in Královéhradecký kraj # 2 out of 402 in powiat jeleniogórski # 40 out of 19162 in Poland # 37 out of 13640 in Czechia # 44 out of 23540 in the Bohemian Ranges
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