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Lesný Hill 

At the top of Lesný Hill

Lesný Hill With its 983 metres, Lesný (Lesný Hill) is the highest point of Slavkovský les (Slavkov Forest). Its original name was Špičák (English: Spike Mountain, German: Spitzberg), later Judenhau (Jewish Glade). After 1946, it was renamed to Lesný (literally meaning "Forest Hill") and in some maps, it is also denoted as Jarov. The hilltop belongs to the coldest and dampest places in the Slavkov Forest, with average precipitation of 900 mm and temperature around 5 °C. 
In the period between the two world wars, hotelkeepers in Mariánské Lázně left their hotels open also in the winter season with an aim to increase the amount of guests. A number of winter attractions were introduced in Mariánské Lázně then, including a bobsled course and a cross-country ski trail leading to the top of Lesný. During World War II, Lesný was occupied by a German aerial defence unit. A wooden chalet used to stand on the hilltop until 1998, offering a breathtaking view of the surrounding countryside from its roof. Today, it can be seen through a clearance on the Dyleň Mountain.
You can reach the hilltop only on a mountain bike by climbing the difficult and steep forest path from Vysoké sedlo (905m). A road with cycle route No. 2136 connecting Lázně Kynžvart and Kynšperk leads over Vysoké sedlo. If you come to Vysoké sedlo in the direction from Kynžvart, the forest path to Lesný is on the left and climbs approximately 250 metres to a junction. Take the middle road from the junction, which will lead you to the top of Lesný.