Sněžka, Czech Republic/Poland

Prominence: 1202 m, 3944 ft

Elevation: 1602 meters, 5256 feet

Approx. Isolation: 290.46 km, 180.48 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)50° 44' 9'' N; 15° 44' 22'' E
50.735809, 15.739517 (Dec Deg)
552185E 5620707N Zone 33 (UTM)
CountryCzech Republic (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceHradec Králové (Highest Point)
Wojewodztwo Dolnoslaskie (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Sněžka:
     World Country High Points (Rank #145)
     Eastern Europe Peaks with 600 m of Prominence (Rank #2)
     Europe Range3 High Points (Rank #33)
     Europe Country High Points (Rank #31)
     Core Europe Country High Points (Rank #27)
     Europe High Points - Comprehensive List (Rank #35)
     Europe High Points with Iberian Substitution (Rank #27)
     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters-Outside USA (Rank #21)
     Most Ascended Peaks-Outside USA (Rank #25)
     Czech Republic Region High Points (Rank #1)
     Europe Country Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #31)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1993-07-27 by Greg Slayden
     2005-07-14 by Norbert Schaefer
     2008-07-29 by Brian Lund
     2009-06-09 by Andrew Rankine
     2011-06-20 by Brian Friedrich
     2012-04-06 by Julian Westcott
     2012-06-21 by Levi Boscardin (GPS Track)
     2012-06-23 by Andrew Rankine
     2012-08-09 by Martin Richardson (GPS Track)
     2012-10-06 by Mark McAllister
     2013-06-28 by Andrew Rankine
     2013-09-01 by Dave Dunham
     2014-07-19 by Andrew Rankine (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (78 total)

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The summit of Sněžka with chapel and two visitor centers, taken from the Czech-Polish border (2012-06-23). Photo by Andrew Rankine.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 1202 m/3944 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1202 m/3944 ft
  Key Col: 400 m/1312 ft
Isolation290.46 km/180.48 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Malý Kriváň  (SE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Eastern Europe Ranges
Range3: Bohemian Ranges (Highest Point)
Range4: Sudety (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsOder
Baltic Sea
North Sea
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Národní Park Krkonošé
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: 770 m/2526 ft
Vertical Gain: 832 m/2730 ft
Distance (one way): 6.64 km/4.12 mi
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Other Photos

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Very beautiful trekking towards the summit. (2014-06-21). Photo by Louise Ekroth.
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