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Gesamtstrecke Saar-Hunsrück-Steig von Schengen nach Boppard

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moderate
Distance 376.9 km
111:00 h
8,757 m
8,862 m
Premium route awarded the "Deutsches Wandersiegel"
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Highest point
814 m
Lowest point
73 m
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Coordinates:
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49.472558, 6.369673
DMS
49°28'21.2"N 6°22'10.8"E
UTM
32U 309448 5483315
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Coordinates

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49.472558, 6.369673
DMS
49°28'21.2"N 6°22'10.8"E
UTM
32U 309448 5483315
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Long-Distance Hikes

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Mountain Hut

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • Coronavirus mask and hand sanitizer
  • 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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Waltraud Minig
September 05, 2020 · Community
Der Hunsrück steig ist super schön. Toll ausgezeichnet. Die Natur ist so berauschend. Von Unterkunft zu Unterkunft ideal. Nur zu empfehlen.
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Samstag, 5. September 2020 21:18:24
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Waltraud Minig
September 05, 2020 · Community
Der Hunsrück steig ist super schön. Toll ausgezeichnet. Die Natur ist so berauschend. Von Unterkunft zu Unterkunft ideal. Nur zu empfehlen.
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Samstag, 5. September 2020 21:17:45
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Samstag, 5. September 2020 21:18:02
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Samstag, 5. September 2020 21:18:12
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Samstag, 5. September 2020 21:18:24
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
376.9 km
Duration
111:00 h
Ascent
8,757 m
Descent
8,862 m
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  • 24 Stages
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 1
Distance 21.7 km
Duration 4:45 h
Ascent 470 m
Descent 326 m

Von dem Weinort Perl  bis nach Hellendorf, mit weiten Aussichten über das Dreiländereck Deutschland-Luxemburg-Frankreich und den Archäologiepark ...

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from Joanna Czyrny,   Tourismus Zentrale Saarland GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 2
Distance 17.1 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 226 m
Descent 435 m

from Joanna Czyrny,   Tourismus Zentrale Saarland GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 3
Distance 11.8 km
Duration 3:45 h
Ascent 357 m
Descent 102 m

Abwechslungsreiche Etappentour von Mettlach nach Britten über das Saarhölzbachtal mit fantastischen Aussichten auf das Saartal und Mettlach.

from Joanna Czyrny,   Tourismus Zentrale Saarland GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 4
Distance 11.9 km
Duration 3:45 h
Ascent 190 m
Descent 278 m

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from Joanna Czyrny,   Tourismus Zentrale Saarland GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 5
Distance 16.2 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 481 m
Descent 411 m

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from Joanna Czyrny,   Tourismus Zentrale Saarland GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 6
Distance 16.6 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 502 m
Descent 524 m

Die heutige Etappe führt uns abseits der Zivilisation, größtenteils auf einsamen Pfaden durch eine sehr abwechslungsreiche und stimmungsvolle ...

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from Joanna Czyrny,   Tourismus Zentrale Saarland GmbH
recommended route Difficulty easy Stage 7
Distance 9.1 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 148 m
Descent 65 m

The medieval Grimburg and the idyllic valley of Wadrill are the hiking highlights of this leg of the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig.

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from Iris Müller,   Hunsrück-Touristik GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 8
Distance 16.1 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 432 m
Descent 499 m

The 8th stage of the Saar-Hunsrück Climb leads from Reinsfeld via the city of Hermeskeil to Nonnweiler.

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from Iris Müller,   Hunsrück-Touristik GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 9
Distance 13.7 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 431 m
Descent 284 m

The highlight of the 9th leg of the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig is the crossing of the imposing Celtic ring wall near Otzenhausen.

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from Iris Müller,   Hunsrück-Touristik GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 10
Distance 29.7 km
Duration 6:45 h
Ascent 590 m
Descent 627 m

This demanding leg offers many nature experiences, especially the Erbeskopf as the highest point of Rhineland-Palatinate.

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from Iris Müller,   Hunsrück-Touristik GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 11
Distance 18.3 km
Duration 5:15 h
Ascent 702 m
Descent 571 m

03.12.2021: Closure due to a driven hunt. A shuttle service has been set up and runs every half hour from 08:30 to 14:00. 17.12.2021: Closure due ...

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from Joanna Czyrny,   Edelsteinland - Idar-Oberstein/Herrstein
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 12
Distance 19.9 km
Duration 4:15 h
Ascent 574 m
Descent 871 m

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from Joanna Czyrny,   Tourismus Zentrale Saarland GmbH
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 13
Distance 19.6 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 947 m
Descent 976 m

The route uses narrow paths via spectacular rock formations to provide great views of Nahetal. 15.11.2021: Closure due to forestry operations in ...

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from Iris Müller,   Edelsteinland - Idar-Oberstein/Herrstein
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 14
Distance 13.6 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 309 m
Descent 355 m

Beautiful forests, deep valleys and wide heights accompany us on the Saar-Hunsrück Climb stage from Herrstein to Forellenhof Reinhardtsmühle. 

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from Iris Müller,   Edelsteinland - Idar-Oberstein/Herrstein
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 15
Distance 12.2 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 384 m
Descent 326 m

The leg has a great deal to offer, namely natural stillness in the impressive and original river landscape of the Hahnenbachtal.

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from Iris Müller,   Edelsteinland - Idar-Oberstein/Herrstein
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 16
Distance 19.4 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 351 m
Descent 238 m

On the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig leg from Rhaunen via Laufersweiler to Sohren (North) we can see mills, the medieval village Dill and the Idarkopf.

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from Iris Müller,   Hunsrück-Touristik GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 17
Distance 10.5 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 167 m
Descent 257 m

The leg is easy due to the length and limited number of inclines.

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from Iris Müller,   Hunsrück-Touristik GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 18
Distance 16.9 km
Duration 5:30 h
Ascent 867 m
Descent 818 m

Narrow paths over slate, great views and brook valleys are the highlights of this leg of the Saar-Hunsrück Climb.

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from Iris Müller,   Hunsrück-Touristik GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 19
Distance 13.3 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 251 m
Descent 413 m

Soothing forests and beautiful brook valleys, that's what we experience on the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig between Blankenrath, Mittelstrimmig and Mörsdorf.

from Iris Müller,   Hunsrück-Touristik GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 20
Distance 14.7 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 716 m
Descent 552 m

The leg is characterised by wild, silent valleys lined with streams but also a brief trip to the Middle Ages and some rocky sections provide ...

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from Iris Müller,   Hunsrück-Touristik GmbH
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 21
Distance 17.7 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 542 m
Descent 742 m

The leg offers an exciting switch from open landscape with great views to the deeply cut gorges of Frankweiler Bach and Baybach.

1
from Iris Müller,   Hunsrück-Touristik GmbH
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 22
Distance 10.1 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 236 m
Descent 152 m

You should leave plenty of time for this leg and be very steady on your feet, because today we are treading narrow paths in the middle of the wild, ...

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from Iris Müller,   Hunsrück-Touristik GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 23
Distance 16.2 km
Duration 5:30 h
Ascent 435 m
Descent 422 m

The 23rd leg of the Saar-Hunsrück Climb leads from Morshausen to Oppenhausen and enjoys panoramic views towards the Eifel as well as the pretty ...

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from Iris Müller,   Hunsrück-Touristik GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 24
Distance 17.9 km
Duration 6:30 h
Ascent 490 m
Descent 650 m

This leg of the Saar-Hunsrück climb finally leads to Boppard, right into the UNESCO World Heritage "Upper Middle Rhine Valley".

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from Iris Müller,   Hunsrück-Touristik GmbH
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