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  • Equipment for the Camino Primitivo – A review
    We are now back from our tour on the Camino Primitivo, and I wanted to discuss our equipment with…
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  • Winterberg Hochtour – Section 4 – from Elkeringhausen to Siedlingshausen
    Our last day started with a steep climb out of Elkering. Until we reached a road. Incidentally, the source of the Ruhr is not very far from here. So if you like, you can take a little detour. However, we didn’t do this as I had already cycled the Ruhr Valley cycle path in 2020…
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  • Winterberg Hochtour – Section 3 – from Mollseifen to Elkeringhausen
    This was our longest stage at around 30 km. First of all, we had to pack everything up again and descend from the campsite to the actual route of the Winterberg Hochtour. Once we arrived at the Mollseifen barbecue hut, the short ascent to Mollseifen began. After Mollseifen, the route often follows the same paths…
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  • Winterberg hochtour – Section 2 – from Winterberg to Mollseifen
    Our day started with heavy rain. Once we were out of Winterberg, we took refuge in a bus stop and put on our rain pants. However, it took us so long to do so that we were soon able to take them off again, as the rain had already stopped. Although the ascent to the…
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  • Winterberg Hochtour – Section 1 – from Siedlingshausen to Winterberg
    Originally, we had planned a relaxed hike from Siedlinghausen to Winterberg, a short walk of less than 20 kilometers that would take us to the campsite where we wanted to spend the night. But unfortunately, the weather in the Sauerland wasn’t the only thing that didn’t really want to play along at the beginning of…
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  • The Winterberg hochtour in the Sauerland – North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
    The Winterberger Hochtour (WHT) is around 80 kilometers long and takes hikers on a varied journey around the picturesque village of Winterberg in the Sauerland region. The trail not only connects all 10 districts, but also leads over the four highest mountains in the region: the Kahler Asten (841 m above sea level), the Langenberg…
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  • Harzer Klosterwanderweg – Section 2 – From Wöltingerode to Ilsenburg
    The monastery hiking trail leads along idyllic paths and places steeped in history from Wöltingerode Monastery to Ilsenburg. At first, the path leads gently uphill along the Hercyniaweg, which takes its name from the ancient name of the Harz Mountains as “Hercynia silva”. After about two kilometers, the forest thins out and the path leads…
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  • Camino Primitivo: A pilgrimage from Oviedo to Santiago de Compostela
    This year, we are planning our first longer hike in May and have decided to take the Camino Primitivo. This historic route runs for around 320 kilometers through the north of Spain, from Oviedo to Santiago de Compostela. The Camino Primitivo runs between two of the better-known Camino de Santiago: the coastal Camino del Norte…
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  • The Steinway Trail in the Harz Mountains – from Wolfshagen to Seesen
    From the starting point at the festival hall in Wolfshagen, the trail first leads uphill for a short distance. Once at the top, there is a beautiful view of the village. The trail then runs above Wolfshagen and continues along the steep meadow. The first stamping point (HWN 142) is located at the Mandolinenhütte, which…
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  • Harzer Klosterwanderweg – Section 1 – From Goslar to Wöltingerode (Vienenburg)
    Hiking through history on idyllic paths: The first stage of the Harz Monastery Trail leads from Goslar to Wöltingerode and combines enjoyment of nature with cultural discoveries. With a length of around 14 kilometers and a difference in altitude of around 150 meters, it is suitable for both experienced hikers and beginners. If you have…
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