|Elevation||801.9 m (2,631 ft)|
|Parent range||Thuringian Forest|
It is located close to the municipalities of Schmiedefeld and Lichte and the Leibis-Lichte Dam in the Saalfeld-Rudolstadt district in the Thuringian Forest Nature Park within walking distance of the Rennsteig.
above sea level
|Mutzenberg||770.0 m||SW||Coniferous forest|
|Spitzer Berg||790.3 m||W NW||Coniferous forest|
|Rehhecke||707.0 m||NW||Coniferous forest|
|Assberg||703.0 m||N NE|
The Leipzig tower on top of the Rauhhügel is 17.5 m high. It has viewing platforms on two levels, the upper at 14 m, from which in good weather one can see far into the surrounding mountains of the Thuringian Highland, the Thuringian Forest and to mountains of the Fichtelgebirge and the Erzgebirge, including:
- Neuhaus am Rennweg (830 m)
- Ochsenkopf, (1.024 m) Fichtelgebirge
- Schneekopf, (1.051 m) Fichtelgebirge
- Fichtelberg, (1.214 m) Erzgebirge
There is a guesthouse at the base of the tower.