Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is a state located in the northeastern part of Germany. Among the sixteen states in the country, it is the 14th most populous. It spans an area of 23,213 square kilometers, making it the sixth largest state in Germany in terms of land area. When it comes to population density, it ranks 16th. The state capital is Schwerin, while Rostock stands as its largest city. Other significant cities in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern include Neubrandenburg, Stralsund, Greifswald, Wismar, and Güstrow. The state got its name from the two regions it encompasses, Mecklenburg and Vorpommern. The name refers to the "nearer part of Pomerania," with the remaining part now located in Poland.
At 179 metres, the Helpter Berge are the highest mountain in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
With 179m by far higher then Müggelberg and the ascent is quite difficult to find and not the wilderness and remoteness were the challenge but to keep all the mosquitoes from stinging was a full time task. A few more kilometers north to Star Camp Cosa.