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Anschlussloipe zur Fernloipe - Hausen - Rhön

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The long-distance trail connects the Thüringer Hütte with the long-distance trail Sennhütte - Holzberghof.
Classic
moderate
Distance 8 km
1:50 h
142 m
142 m
850 m
707 m
From the Thüringer Hütte, the path runs through open winter landscape in the direction of Schornhecke near the Hessian-Bavarian border and offers an impressive view over the snow-covered Long Rhön.

The Thüringer Hütte offers a stop for refreshment and warmth.

Author’s recommendation

The detour to the unusual St. Francis Chapel at the Thüringer Hütte is well worth it.
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Author
Biosphärenzentrum Rhön "Haus der Langen Rhön", NBR e.V.
Update: November 30, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
850 m
Lowest point
707 m
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Safety information

There is a road crossing along the route.

The tourist paths of the Rhön are mostly used by other active people (hikers, mountain bikers, cyclists, walkers, horse riders, cross-country skiers, etc.).

We ask all active nature sports enthusiasts to show consideration for one another. Of course, the same applies to nature - it is worth protecting. In the Rhön, nature sports should therefore only be practiced in daylight on designated paths and areas.

Tips and hints

The snow hotline provides information about the winter conditions in the Rhön.

Start

Parking lot Thüringer Hütte (707 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.479089, 10.081836
DMS
50°28'44.7"N 10°04'54.6"E
UTM
32U 576758 5592459
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Destination

Parking lot Thüringer Hütte

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

The tour is not accessible by public transport

Getting there

To get to the Thüringer Hütte, take the A71 to Bad Neustadt an der Saale. Then take exit 25 Bad Neustadt an der Saale onto the B279 in the direction of Bad Neustadt/Bischofsheim and follow the B279 to Wegfurt. Turn right onto the NES16 in the direction of Sondernau/Oberelsbach and follow the road to Oberelsbach and then to Ursprung. From Ursprung, the path leads us in the direction of the Hochrhön to the Thüringer Hütte.

Parking

Hiking car park Thüringer Hütte, 97647 Hausen | GoogleMaps

Coordinates

DD
50.479089, 10.081836
DMS
50°28'44.7"N 10°04'54.6"E
UTM
32U 576758 5592459
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Dehler Verlag - Wintersport Rhön. Langlaufloipen, Winterwanderwege, Schneeschuhwege, Skilifte, Rodelbahnen, Skowkiting, Snowtubing. ISBN-10: 3-9815570-0-8

Equipment

  • Warm clothing
  • Sun protection
  • First aid kit
  • GPS navigation device or map
  • Sufficient reserves of drinks and provisions

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cross-country skiing technique
Classic
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
8 km
Duration
1:50 h
Ascent
142 m
Descent
142 m
Highest point
850 m
Lowest point
707 m
Classic Out and back Scenic Refreshment stops available

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