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MTB Saalfeld 02: Rundtour über den Roten Berg

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  • Staumauer Hohenwartetalsperre von Gustavs Ruh
    / Staumauer Hohenwartetalsperre von Gustavs Ruh
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  • / Saalebrücke Saalfeld
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  • / Auffahrt von Köditz zum Roten Berg
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  • / Blick zurück auf Saalfeld
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  • / Blick ins Saaletal
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  • / Im Tal der Wutsche
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  • / Im Tal der Wutsche
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  • / Panorama auf die Hohenwartetalsperre von Gustav's Ruh
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  • / Gustav's Ruh
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  • / Impressionen an der Klinkhardtshöhe
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  • / Güntersheil
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  • / Blick von Güntersheil zur Staumauer Hohenwartetalsperre
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  • / Trail von Güntersheil zur Hohenwartetalsperre
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  • / Trail von Güntersheil zur Hohenwartetalsperre
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  • / Trail von Güntersheil zur Hohenwartetalsperre
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  • / Staumauer Hohenwartetalsperre
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  • / Staumauer Hohenwartetalsperre
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  • / Hohenwartetalsperre
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  • / Staumauer Hohenwartetalsperre
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  • / Oberbecken Amalienhöhe
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  • / Oberbecken Amalienhöhe
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  • / Rohrbrücke
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  • / Rohrbrücke - Oberbecken Amalienhöhe
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  • / Abfahrt nach Eichicht
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  • / Talsperre Eichicht mit Rohrbahn zum Oberbecken
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  • / Abfahrt nach Eichicht
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  • / An der Saale bei Weischwitz
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  • / An der Saale in Saalfeld
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  • / Turmlaube
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  • / Rastmöglichkeit am Tourende in Saalfeld
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  • / Carl-Zeiss-Brücke
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m 700 600 500 400 300 200 100 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 km KomBus Haltestelle … Meer Waldhotel am Stausee Sächsische Kaffeestube
Open
difficult
Distance 40 km
4:45 h
980 m
980 m
561 m
209 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Andreas Albrecht
Update: August 30, 2021
Difficulty
S1 difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Oberbecken Amalienhöhe, 561 m
Lowest point
Saaleradweg, 209 m
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Rest Stop

Sächsische Kaffeestube
Waldhotel am Stausee

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Bahnhof Saalfeld (213 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.650487, 11.372682
DMS
50°39'01.8"N 11°22'21.7"E
UTM
32U 667728 5613645
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Destination

Bahnhof Saalfeld

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
50.650487, 11.372682
DMS
50°39'01.8"N 11°22'21.7"E
UTM
32U 667728 5613645
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • 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
S1 difficult
Distance
40 km
Duration
4:45 h
Ascent
980 m
Descent
980 m
Highest point
561 m
Lowest point
209 m
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