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Winter hiking recommended route

Amselgrundweg

Winter hiking · Sächsische Schweiz
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  • Forellenwirtschaft Amselgrund
    / Forellenwirtschaft Amselgrund
    Photo: Katharina Dausch, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
  • / Im Amselgrund
    Photo: Katharina Dausch, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
  • / Blick in den Amselgrund
    Photo: Katharina Dausch, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
  • / Amselgrund
    Photo: Hans Fineart, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
  • / Amselgrund
    Photo: Hans Fineart, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
  • / Amselgrund
    Photo: Hans Fineart, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
  • / Wanderer im Amselgrund
    Photo: Hans Fineart, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
m 200 180 160 140 120 100 3,5 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km
Von Rathen zum Amselfall
moderate
Distance 3.9 km
1:00 h
87 m
87 m
199 m
115 m
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Author
Nicole Hesse
Update: November 04, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
199 m
Lowest point
115 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
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Safety information

Dies ist eine blaue Route (leichte Tour, meist eben, oft geräumt, fast immer bewanderbar).

Start

Kurort Rathen (115 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.958117, 14.081050
DMS
50°57'29.2"N 14°04'51.8"E
UTM
33U 435460 5645569
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Destination

Kurort Rathen

Turn-by-turn directions

Kurort Rathen - Amselgrund - Kurort Rathen

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

ab/an Kurort Rathen S-Bahn S1, kurorteigene Fähre

Parking

Oberrathen

Coordinates

DD
50.958117, 14.081050
DMS
50°57'29.2"N 14°04'51.8"E
UTM
33U 435460 5645569
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Winterwanderkarte Sächsische Schweiz

Ausgabe mit 33 ausgewählten Wanderrouten inkl. Winter-Einkehr

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons at minimum and a basic ice axe are recommended when covering steeper terrain
  • 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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
3.9 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
87 m
Descent
87 m
Highest point
199 m
Lowest point
115 m
Circular route Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Suitable for strollers

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