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Farmhouse-auberge walk: Towards a 360-degree view of the heights

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  • Vue du Schafert
    / Vue du Schafert
    Photo: FAH Saint Amarin - Hautes Vosges d'Alsace, MASSIF DES VOSGES
  • / Nature en Images
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    Photo: Guillaume BERNARD, MASSIF DES VOSGES
  • / Une ferme, une randonnée : Ferme-Auberge du Schafert
    Photo: PNRVB, MASSIF DES VOSGES
  • / Une ferme, une randonnée : Ferme-Auberge du Schafert (itinéraire)
    Photo: Ferme-Auberge du Schafert, MASSIF DES VOSGES
  • / Lac de Blanchemer
    Photo: MASSIF DES VOSGES
  • / Randonner dans le Massif des Vosges
    Photo: MASSIF DES VOSGES
  • / Markstein
    Photo: © INFRA, MASSIF DES VOSGES
  • / La tour des sorcières
    Photo: © OT Thann, MASSIF DES VOSGES
  • / Col du Haag et vue sur le Grand Ballon
    Photo: MASSIF DES VOSGES
  • / Randonnée sur le GR5
    Photo: Infra ADT Massif des Vosges, CC BY, MASSIF DES VOSGES
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Situated on the pastures overlooking Lake Kruth, the Schafert farmhouse inn offers magnificent views of the Grand Ventron massif. Trails lead to the GR5 which crosses the Grande Crête des Vosges. Before sitting at the farmhouse table or after your meal, set off to discover the surrounding countryside.
Open
moderate
Distance 5.5 km
1:50 h
291 m
291 m
1,266 m
975 m
Situated on the pastures overlooking Lake Kruth, the Schafert farmhouse inn offers magnificent views of the Grand Ventron massif. Trails lead to the GR5 which crosses the Grande Crête des Vosges. Before sitting at the farmhouse table or after your meal, set off to discover the surrounding countryside.

Author’s recommendation

Une initiative du Parc Naturel des Ballons des Vosges www.parc-ballons-vosges.fr et de l'association des fermes-auberges du Haut-Rhin www.fermeaubergealsace.fr

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Author
Guillaume BERNARD
Update: August 27, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,266 m
Lowest point
975 m
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Rest Stop

Ferme-auberge Schafert

Safety information

Before you go:

 

Check the general and local weather forecast, making sure there is no precipitation.

 

Get information on the approach route, height of the route, travel time, possible escape (IGN map, GPS, topo-guide, etc...).

 

Evaluate possible risks by asking mountain professionals, mountain huts, gîtes, etc.

 

Ask someone close to your objective and contact him/her again in case of changes: departure and return times, number of participants with the telephone number of each, vehicle(s), car park, etc.

 

Avoid going alone, use equipment that is appropriate for the activity, adjusted and in good condition, headlamp, complete first aid kit, survival blanket, etc...

 

In case of problems, call 112 (European emergency number).

Tips and hints

www.massif-des-vosges.com 

Start

Kruth (975 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.961732, 6.980007
DMS
47°57'42.2"N 6°58'48.0"E
UTM
32T 349209 5314021
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Destination

Kruth

Turn-by-turn directions

voir itinéraire

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

www.fluo.eu

Getting there

68820 Kruth

Parking

Parking close to the starting point.

Coordinates

DD
47.961732, 6.980007
DMS
47°57'42.2"N 6°58'48.0"E
UTM
32T 349209 5314021
w3w 
///resistor.behind.sustained
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

  • Clothing adapted to the season and conditions (cold, hot, wet...)
  • Hiking boots adapted to the terrain (even for children!)
  • Hiking poles (useful for stability and to relieve the joints)
  • Mobile phone and spare battery

Basic Equipment for Nature Trails

  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Umbrella
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Status
Open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.5 km
Duration
1:50 h
Ascent
291 m
Descent
291 m
Highest point
1,266 m
Lowest point
975 m
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