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Wanderung "Rennsteig-Leiter Effelder-Rauenstein" Thüringer Wald

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  • Museum Neues Schloss Rauenstein
    / Museum Neues Schloss Rauenstein
    Photo: Museum Neues Schloss Rauenstein, CC BY-ND, Museum Neues Schloss Rauenstein
  • / Museum Neues Schloss Rauenstein | Rauensteiner Porzellan
    Photo: Museum Neues Schloss Rauenstein, CC BY-ND, Museum Neues Schloss Rauenstein
  • / Blick von der Schaumburg auf Truckenthal
    Photo: Schaumburgverein Schalkau e.V., CC BY-ND, Schaumburgverein Schalkau e.V.
  • / Blick von der Schaumburg
    Photo: Schaumburgverein Schalkau e.V., CC BY-ND, Schaumburgverein Schalkau e.V.
  • / Wald erleben am Rennsteig
    Photo: Paul Hentschel, Thüringer Wald
  • / Rastplatz am Rennsteig
    Photo: Paul Hentschel, Thüringer Wald
m 800 700 600 500 400 10 8 6 4 2 km Rennsteig Museum Neues Schloss Rauenstein Goldmuseum Theuern
moderate
Distance 11.4 km
3:45 h
438 m
171 m

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Author
David Lehmann 
Update: August 31, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Rennsteig - Limbach, 741 m
Lowest point
Rauenstein, 474 m
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Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Rauenstein (474 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.418559, 11.052814
DMS
50°25'06.8"N 11°03'10.1"E
UTM
32U 645832 5587183
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Destination

Rennsteig - Limbach

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
50.418559, 11.052814
DMS
50°25'06.8"N 11°03'10.1"E
UTM
32U 645832 5587183
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • 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
  • 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
11.4 km
Duration
3:45 h
Ascent
438 m
Descent
171 m
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