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since the Brocken was accessible again after the turn, Benno Schmidt has ran to the 1141 meter high summit almost every day. Now the Guinness record holder has died. © Matthias Bein/ dpa
About six kilometers are up to the summit of the Brocken, 500 meters of altitude are to be overcome, he needed around two hours to climb: Benno Schmidt has covered this route since 1989.
The record hiker known under the name "Brocken-Benno" has now died. This was confirmed by his widow of the German Press Agency. "He fell asleep very calmly and peacefully," she said on Saturday. Schmidt died on December 23 at the age of 90. He was ill. Initially, the Mitteldeutsche Rundfunk ( MDR ) reported on the death of the man.
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Schmidt had climbed the 1141 meter high chunk 9000 times. The hiker, who became known as "Brocken-Benno" via television nationwide, made it into the Guinness Book of Records. With his ascents into old age, he mastered 120,000 kilometers. He was the bearer of the Order of Merit of the State Saxony -Anhalt, special ambassador of the Harzer hiking needle and has repeatedly made it into the Guinness Book of Records, as the "most efficient Brocken hiker".
If you protrude him for the reason, he searches for a sheet of paper on which he wrote down six "motifs". One of them: "The achieved hiking record and the name" Brocken-Benno "."
friends particularly appreciated his iron will, his discipline and his perseverance. The hiker described the most beautiful day in his life on the occasion of his 90th birthday last May 3, 1989. On that day, the DDR border attachment on the Harz summit and the administrative specialist could finally fulfill his dream, to enter the chunk.
The Brocken surrounded by the Harz National Park was a military restricted area to the fall - and also for hikers taboo.
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