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Wanderung "Rennsteig-Leiter Lauscha" Thüringer Wald

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  • Sommerrodelbahn Ernstthal
    / Sommerrodelbahn Ernstthal
    Photo: C. Henkel, CC BY-ND, C. Henkel
  • / Museum für Glaskunst Lauscha
    Photo: Museum für Glaskunst Lauscha, CC BY-ND, Museum für Glaskunst Lauscha
  • / Museum für Glaskunst Lauscha | Glasobjekte
    Photo: Museum für Glaskunst Lauscha, CC BY-ND, Museum für Glaskunst Lauscha
  • / Tourist-Information Lauscha
    Photo: Tourismusregion Coburg.Rennsteig e.V. und dessen Partner, CC BY-ND, Tourismusregion Coburg.Rennsteig e.V. und dessen Partner
  • / Lauscha im Winter
    Photo: Kulturbetrieb der Stadt Lauscha, CC BY-ND, Kulturbetrieb der Stadt Lauscha
  • / Lauscha im Sommer
    Photo: Kulturbetrieb der Stadt Lauscha, CC BY-ND, Kulturbetrieb der Stadt Lauscha
  • / Wald erleben am Rennsteig
    Photo: Paul Hentschel, Thüringer Wald
  • / Rastplatz am Rennsteig
    Photo: Paul Hentschel, Thüringer Wald
m 750 700 650 600 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km
Open
moderate
Distance 2.4 km
1:00 h
152 m
10 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
David Lehmann 
Update: August 30, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Rennsteig, 778 m
Lowest point
Lauscha, 626 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Lauscha (626 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.476377, 11.160169
DMS
50°28'35.0"N 11°09'36.6"E
UTM
32U 653271 5593827
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Destination

Rennsteig/ Ernstthal

Turn-by-turn directions

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
50.476377, 11.160169
DMS
50°28'35.0"N 11°09'36.6"E
UTM
32U 653271 5593827
w3w 
///exiles.freelance.retied
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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Status
Open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
2.4 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
152 m
Descent
10 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Cultural/historical interest Geological highlights Botanical highlights Flora and fauna Linear route

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