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Langlauf - Fern-Skiwanderweg "Rennsteig" von Ascherbrück nach Brennersgrün

Cross-Country Skiing · Thuringian Forest
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  • Auf dem Skiwanderweg Rennsteig
    / Auf dem Skiwanderweg Rennsteig
    Photo: Paul Hentschel, Thüringer Wald
  • / Auf dem Skiwanderweg Rennsteig
    Photo: Paul Hentschel, Thüringer Wald
  • / Bahnhof Rennsteig am Skiwanderweg
    Photo: Paul Hentschel, Thüringer Wald
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Classic
difficult
Distance 141.4 km
34:30 h
1,878 m
1,732 m
971 m
551 m

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Author
Paul Hentschel 
Update: January 13, 2022
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
971 m
Lowest point
551 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Hubertushaus
Zum Landgrafen - Ruhla
Waldhaus Hutzelhöh
Zur schönen Aussicht
Schützenhaus Ruhla
Imbiss zur Wallfahrt am Rennsteig
Berggasthof Stöhr
Tanzbuche
Heuberghaus
Spießberghaus
Berggasthof Ebertswiese
Rennsteighaus Neue Ausspanne
Thüringer Hütte
Forsthaus Sattelbach
Suhler Hütte
Bahnhof Rennsteig
Ausflugsgaststätte Triniusbaude
Friedrichshöhe
Limbach
Bernhardsthal Rennsteigbaude
Gasthof Hirsch
Bergbaude Brand
Gasthaus & Pension "Am Rennsteig" - Sonneberg OT Spechtsbrunn

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Ruhla, Ascherbrück (551 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.894792, 10.341280
DMS
50°53'41.3"N 10°20'28.6"E
UTM
32U 594328 5638982
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Destination

Lehesten, Brennersgrün

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
50.894792, 10.341280
DMS
50°53'41.3"N 10°20'28.6"E
UTM
32U 594328 5638982
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Lightweight rain and windproof ski jacket
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Sunglasses
  • Cross-country skiing gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap

Technical Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Cross-country skis
  • Cross-country ski bindings
  • Cross-country boots
  • Cross-country poles
  • Waxes if required
  • 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.

Questions and answers

Question from Stefan Gloor · January 20, 2022 · Community
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Answered by David Lehmann  · January 20, 2022 · Thüringer Wald
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cross-country skiing technique
Classic
Difficulty
difficult
Distance
141.4 km
Duration
34:30 h
Ascent
1,878 m
Descent
1,732 m
Highest point
971 m
Lowest point
551 m
Public-transport-friendly Classic Linear route Multi-stage route Refreshment stops available Cultural/historical interest Botanical highlights Flora and fauna

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