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Rundloipe Thüringer Rhönhausrunde - Oberweid - Rhön

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  • Thüringer Rhönhaus im Winter
    Thüringer Rhönhaus im Winter
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m 800 780 760 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km
The Thuringian Rhönhaus am Ellenbogen is a popular destination. In winter, the great circular trail can be used.
easy
Distance 2.4 km
0:35 h
47 m
47 m
812 m
766 m
The Rhön offers a varied winter route network with different levels of difficulty. The trail leads past the rustic Thüringer Rhönhaus mountain hut. A stop is always worthwhile. Through the mystical forest area around the mountain Ellenbogen it goes on the trail.

Author’s recommendation

The viewing platform of Noah's Sails should definitely be walked on.
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Author
Rolf Köhler 
Update: January 30, 2023
Difficulty
easy
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Highest point
812 m
Lowest point
766 m
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Safety information

Most of the Rhön ski and cross-country trails are intended for use by skiers/cross-country skiers. If a walker "gets lost" on the route, we ask that you pass on the information that routes (partly) are reserved for winter sports enthusiasts, out of mutual consideration.

Tips and hints

  • Current information on the preparation of the cross-country network can be found on the snow hotline.

Start

Hiking car park Ellenbogen, Erbenhausen (790 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.568224, 10.078880
DMS
50°34'05.6"N 10°04'44.0"E
UTM
32U 576404 5602367
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Destination

Hiking car park Ellenbogen, Erbenhausen

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

The tour is not accessible by public transport.

Getting there

The hiking car park can be accessed via the A7, among other things. To do this, leave the autobahn at exit 92 Fulda-Mitte and drive onto the B458 in the direction of Hilders. Follow the road until you reach the village of Batten. Here you turn right at the T-junction in the direction of Ehrenberg-Wüstensachsen. In the village of Seiferts, turn left in the direction of Birx/Frankenheim and Hochrhönstraße. Shortly after leaving the town, turn left in the direction of Frankenheim/Birx. After leaving Frankenheim, shortly after entering a forest, you will reach the turn-off to Ellenbogen. Follow this and a short time later you will reach the Ellenbogen hiking car park.

Parking

Hiking car park Ellenbogen, 98634 Oberweid | GoogleMaps

Coordinates

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50.568224, 10.078880
DMS
50°34'05.6"N 10°04'44.0"E
UTM
32U 576404 5602367
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

  • Sunscreen
  • First-aid kit
  • GPS navigation device or map
  • Sufficient reserves of drinks and provisions

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.4 km
Duration
0:35 h
Ascent
47 m
Descent
47 m
Highest point
812 m
Lowest point
766 m
Public-transport-friendly

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