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Lusen, Neuschonau

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Lusen (Czech: Luzný) is a mountain in Bavaria (Germany) and in the Plzeň Region of (Czech Republic) with a peak of 1373 metres. It is the sixth-highest mountain in the Bavarian Forest National Park/Bohemian Forest, behind the Großer Rachel, Kleiner Rachel, Kleiner Arber, Plattenhausenriegel and Großer Arber. Its peak is about 4,450 feet (1,360 m) south of the Czech Republic–Germany border. Streams forming on the north side become tributaries of the Vydra.

The Lusen is popular for hiking in summer and winter. There is a winter trail which is usually cleared of snow. However, the Bohemian wind blows rather strongly and often covers everything in ice. panorama shot of the summit.

The winter trail is also ideal for sledging.

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  • Onto the funicular. Get dropped off near the summit. Views from here are spectacular. But are you up for the summit? Easy in the summer but great fun in the winter. Conquer the ice and snow and there....  more
    Onto the funicular. Get dropped off near the summit. Views from here are spectacular. But are you up for the summit? Easy in the summer but great fun in the winter. Conquer the ice and snow and there....  more »
  • The Lusen is one of the most spectacular summits of the Bavarian Forest. If you take the "Winterweg" you just have to overcome 400 m of altitude. There are more ambitious routes to the summit, for... 
    The Lusen is one of the most spectacular summits of the Bavarian Forest. If you take the "Winterweg" you just have to overcome 400 m of altitude. There are more ambitious routes to the summit, for...  more »
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  • Perfect for a day hike by adding small loops to the initial circuit. The home stretch for the ascent to the summit is atypical. And the view from up there is worth it.

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