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Fremdenweg

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  • Am Lichtenhainer Wasserfall
    / Am Lichtenhainer Wasserfall
    Photo: Katharina Dausch, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
  • / Schmilka
    Photo: Katharina Dausch, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
  • /
    Photo: Katharina Dausch, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
  • / Blick ins Schrammsteingebiet
    Photo: Katharina Dausch, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
  • / Blick vom Fremdenweg
    Photo: Katharina Dausch, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
  • / Fremdenweg
    Photo: Katharina Dausch, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
  • / Fremdenweg
    Photo: Katharina Dausch, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
  • / Weg hinauf zum Kleinen Winterberg
    Photo: Katharina Dausch, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
  • / Lichtenhainer Wasserfall
    Photo: Katharina Dausch, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
  • / Nationalparkbahnhof
    Photo: Katharina Dausch, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
  • / Winterbergspitzen
    Photo: Katharina Dausch, Tourismusverband Sächsische Schweiz
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Vom Lichtenhainer Wasserfall über den kleinen Winterberg nach Schmilka
closed
difficult
Distance 7.5 km
3:30 h
400 m
431 m
475 m
143 m

Winter-Einkehr geöffnet:

Gasthof Lichtenhainer Wasserfall

Bergwirtschaft Kuhstall

Bio-Restaurant StrandGut

Mühlenhof-Ausschank und Mühlenstube

Café Richter

 

 

Author’s recommendation

Fahrt mit der Kirnitzschtalbahn von Bad Schandau zum Lichtenhainer Wasserfall
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Author
Nicole Hesse
Update: November 05, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
475 m
Lowest point
143 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Dies ist eine schwarze Route (schwere Tour, mit Steilanstiegen, Stufen und auf Pfaden, nicht immer gangbar, insbesondere bei Schnee und Vereisungen).

Start

Lichtenhainer Wasserfall (166 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.929088, 14.242943
DMS
50°55'44.7"N 14°14'34.6"E
UTM
33U 446796 5642212
w3w 
///lockable.plodded.possibility

Destination

Schmilka

Turn-by-turn directions

Gasthof Lichtenhainer Wasserfall - Fremdenweg - Kuhstall - Fremdenweg - Reitsteig - Wurzelweg - Schmilka

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

zum Lichtenhainer Wasserfall: Kirnitzschtalbahn

ab Schmilka: S- Bahn S1, Nationalparkbahn, Bus 252

Parking

Lichtenhainer Wasserfall, Schmilka

Coordinates

DD
50.929088, 14.242943
DMS
50°55'44.7"N 14°14'34.6"E
UTM
33U 446796 5642212
w3w 
///lockable.plodded.possibility
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Winterwanderkarte Sächsische Schweiz - Ausgabe mit 33 Winterwanderrouten 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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Status
closed
Difficulty
difficult
Distance
7.5 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
400 m
Descent
431 m
Highest point
475 m
Lowest point
143 m
Scenic Linear route Refreshment stops available

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