Lusen (Bavaria)

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Lusen in December 2007
Highest point
Elevation1,373 m (4,505 ft)
Prominence190 metres (620 ft)
Coordinates48°56′23″N 13°30′25″E / 48.93972°N 13.50694°E / 48.93972; 13.50694Coordinates: 48°56′23″N 13°30′25″E / 48.93972°N 13.50694°E / 48.93972; 13.50694
Lusen is located in Germany
Location in Bavaria, Germany, on the border with Czech Republic
LocationBavaria, Germany -
Plzeň, Czech Republic
Parent rangeBavarian/Bohemian Forest

Lusen (Czech: Luzný) is a mountain in Bavaria (Germany) and in the Plzeň Region (Czech Republic). 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.

"GlasArche" - a glass vessel made by German glassmaker, hand carved Czech carvers.