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Hike Himmelsweg Trails Baiersbronn - Forces of Nature Trail

Himmelsweg Trails Baiersbronn - Forces of...


Min: 1847 ft
Max: 3045 ft
Uphill: 1467 ft
Downhill: 207 ft
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Distance: 9.73 miles
Duration:4 h 30 min
Loop trail
Min: 1847 ft
Max: 3045 ft
Uphill: 1467 ft
Downhill: 207 ft

Trail characteristics

Forest track
Hiking trail

Route description

Following the signs of an arched bridge, you can hardly get lost on this hike. Information boards make the trail educational as well. Enjoy the view over Ellbachtal valley, and cross the so-called Brückle, an arched bridge dating back to 1871. Continue uphill along the little water falls of Böser Ellbach. After a while, you reach Rosshimmel waterfall, and then get to Ellbach lake, where you can stop for a bite to eat. Cross the stream and follow the river course to get back to where you started.

Sturdy shoes necessary
Eating options available

Interesting facts

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  • You're traveling a distance of 10 miles on this strenuous trail. Average length of all hikes in Baden-Württemberg is 27 miles.
  • You're facing an uphill climb of 447 vertical meters on this hike. The highest point of the track is 3045 ft above sea level.
  • Make sure to bring sturdy footwear on this track. Hiking boots are highly recommended. If you get hungry along the way, there are places to rest and get food. Nevertheless it’s recommended to also have enough water and food in your backpack when hiking or biking.

Highlights of the tour

Ellbach lake is an absolute highlight of this tour.


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