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Fernwanderweg - Rennsteig - Von Hörschel nach Blankenstein - Thüringer Wald

· 3 reviews · Long-Distance Hiking · Thuringia · Open
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Open
moderate
Distance 169.3 km
44:45 h
2,502 m
2,323 m
973 m
201 m

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Author
Paul Hentschel 
Update: May 18, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Plänckners Aussicht, 973 m
Lowest point
Hörschel, 201 m
Best time of year
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Rest stops

Gasthaus & Pension "Tor zum Rennsteig" Hörschel
Sängerwiese meadows
Hubertushaus
Waldgaststätte „Am Kissel“
Berggasthof Stöhr
Heuberghaus
Berggasthof Ebertswiese
Rennsteighaus Neue Ausspanne
Neue Gehlberger Hütte
Suhler Hütte
Gasthaus Waldfrieden - Frauenwald
Waldbaude Großer Dreiherrenstein - Frauenwald
Gasthof/ Familien Fleischerei "Schwarzer Adler" - Gießübel
Gasthof Hirsch
Gasthaus & Pension "Am Rennsteig" - Sonneberg OT Spechtsbrunn
Haus Rennsteigrose - Elisabeth Pauli

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Hörschel - Werraufer (195 m)
Coordinates:
DD
51.007858, 10.227611
DMS
51°00'28.3"N 10°13'39.4"E
UTM
32U 586125 5651415
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Destination

Blankenstein - Selbitzbrücke

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
51.007858, 10.227611
DMS
51°00'28.3"N 10°13'39.4"E
UTM
32U 586125 5651415
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment


Questions and answers

Question from Paul Kühnel · May 13, 2022 · Community
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Answered by Ulrike Mende · May 13, 2022 · Community
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Rating

5.0
(3)
Frank Baumbach 
September 07, 2020 · alpenvereinaktiv.com
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Edwin Krug 
April 05, 2020 · Community
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When did you do this route? September 13, 2019
Raphael Noack
April 18, 2019 · Community
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Status
Open
Reviews
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
169.3 km
Duration
44:45 h
Ascent
2,502 m
Descent
2,323 m
Highest point
973 m
Lowest point
201 m
Public-transport-friendly Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available Cultural/historical interest Geological highlights Linear route

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  • 8 Stages
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 1 Open
Distance 19.1 km
Duration 6:30 h
Ascent 434 m
Descent 85 m

Die eigentliche Bedeutung des Namens "Rennsteig" ist "sich schnell bewegen". Ursprünglich war er ein alter Handelsweg, der wichtige Städte und Orte ...

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from Paul Hentschel,   Thüringer Wald
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 2 Open
Distance 19.7 km
Duration 7:30 h
Ascent 555 m
Descent 398 m

Stramm bergan zum zweithöchsten Punkt auf dem Rennsteig.

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from Paul Hentschel,   Thüringer Wald
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 3 Open
Distance 22.8 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 346 m
Descent 203 m

... Zur Trainingsstätte der Olympioniken nach Oberhof ...

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from Paul Hentschel,   Thüringer Wald
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 4 Open
Distance 19.8 km
Duration 5:12 h
Ascent 249 m
Descent 340 m

Am Tausender vorbei zur Rennsteigbahn ...

from Paul Hentschel,   Thüringer Wald
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 5 Open
Distance 24.4 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 411 m
Descent 359 m

Über die Mitte des Rennsteigs zu Luftkurorten und dem größten Wasserkraftwerk Deutschlands.

from Paul Hentschel,   Thüringer Wald
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 6 Open
Distance 23 km
Duration 6:30 h
Ascent 297 m
Descent 414 m

Über den höchsten Bahnhof Thüringens ins Schiefergebirge.

from Paul Hentschel,   Thüringer Wald
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 7 Open
Distance 19.2 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 197 m
Descent 161 m

Durchs idyylische Schiefergebirge einen Abstecher nach Bayern wagen.

from Paul Hentschel,   Thüringer Wald
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 8 Open
Distance 20.8 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 88 m
Descent 377 m

Hinab zu den Ufern der Saale ...

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