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MTB Saalfeld 10: Rundtour zur Presswitzer Spitze

Mountain Biking · Saale · Open
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  • Feldweg bei Bucha
    / Feldweg bei Bucha
    Photo: Thomas Müller
  • / Schloss Könitz
    Photo: Thomas Müller
  • / MTB Strecke im Kamsdorfer Bergwerk
    Photo: Lucas Rham
  • / Waldhotel am Stausee
    Photo: Thomas Müller
  • / Alterbucht
    Photo: Thomas Müller
  • / Panorama an der Alterbucht
    Photo: Thomas Müller
  • / Trail an der Alterbucht
    Photo: Thomas Müller
  • / Uferweg an der Hohenwartetalsperre
    Photo: Thomas Müller
  • / Blick von der Presswitzer Spitze
    Photo: Thomas Müller
  • / Panorama am Saalesteg bei Hohenwarte
    Photo: Thomas Müller
  • / Saalesteg bei Hohenwarte
    Photo: Thomas Müller
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Open
moderate
Distance 39.2 km
4:05 h
630 m
623 m
501 m
211 m

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Author
Katharina Kipper
Update: January 11, 2022
Difficulty
S2 moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
501 m
Lowest point
211 m
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Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Saalfeld, Parkplatz am Freibad (233 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.637210, 11.367573
DMS
50°38'14.0"N 11°22'03.3"E
UTM
32U 667414 5612157
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Destination

Saalfeld, Parkplatz am Freibad

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
50.637210, 11.367573
DMS
50°38'14.0"N 11°22'03.3"E
UTM
32U 667414 5612157
w3w 
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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
S2 moderate
Distance
39.2 km
Duration
4:05 h
Ascent
630 m
Descent
623 m
Highest point
501 m
Lowest point
211 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Geological highlights

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