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Loipe um den Schneekopf

· 3 reviews · Cross-Country Skiing · Thüringer Wald · Open
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  • Schneekopf
    / Schneekopf
    Photo: Regionalverbund Thüringer Wald, Thüringer Wald
  • / Panorama Schneekopf
    Photo: Christin Löffel, Thüringer Wald
  • / Sonnenuntergang unterhalb des Schneekopfs
    Photo: M. Burkard, CC BY, Community
  • / Blick vom Schneekopf Richtung Süd-Osten
    Photo: M. Burkard, CC BY, Community
  • / Dürrenberger Hütte tief verschneit
    Photo: Giorno2, Wikimedia Commons
  • / Rodeln im Thüringer Wald
    Photo: Andreas Hub / laif, Thüringer Wald
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Open
Classic
moderate
Distance 8.3 km
2:05 h
128 m
129 m
961 m
833 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Regionalverbund Thüringer Wald
Update: January 13, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
961 m
Lowest point
833 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Neue Gehlberger Hütte

Tips and hints

Start

Gehlberg, Güldene Brücke (863 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.664644, 10.778232
DMS
50°39'52.7"N 10°46'41.6"E
UTM
32U 625671 5614041
w3w 
///reroute.lacquered.witnessed

Destination

Gehlberg, Güldene Brücke

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
50.664644, 10.778232
DMS
50°39'52.7"N 10°46'41.6"E
UTM
32U 625671 5614041
w3w 
///reroute.lacquered.witnessed
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Sagenbuch des Schneekopfs und des Thüringischen Henneberger Landes

Author’s map recommendations

Wintersportkarte KKV

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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.

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Rating

4.7
(3)
Stefan Gloor
December 05, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? December 05, 2021
Oliver Kühn
February 14, 2019 · Community
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When did you do this route? February 07, 2019
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Ma Bu
February 08, 2017 · Community
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When did you do this route? January 06, 2017
Schneekopf
Photo: M. Burkard, CC BY, Community
Sonnenuntergang unterhalb des Schneekopfs
Photo: M. Burkard, CC BY, Community
Blick vom Schneekopf Richtung Süd-Osten
Photo: M. Burkard, CC BY, Community
Photo: M. Burkard, CC BY, Community

Photos from others

Schneekopf
Sonnenuntergang unterhalb des Schneekopfs
Blick vom Schneekopf Richtung Süd-Osten

Status
Open
cross-country skiing technique
Classic
Reviews
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
8.3 km
Duration
2:05 h
Ascent
128 m
Descent
129 m
Highest point
961 m
Lowest point
833 m
Public-transport-friendly Classic Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Geological highlights Insider tip Summit route

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