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Hike Zweitaelersteig - Stage 2: Kandel - Simonswald

Waldkirch, Gütenbach

Zweitaelersteig - Stage 2: Kandel - Simonswald

Elevation

Min: 1161 ft
Max: 3944 ft
Uphill: 2228 ft
Downhill: 5007 ft
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last update on Jun 18, 2019
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Difficulty
Advanced
Distance: 15.81 miles
Duration:7 h
Min: 1161 ft
Max: 3944 ft
Uphill: 2228 ft
Downhill: 5007 ft

Trail characteristics

Asphalt
Dirt road
Forest track
Hiking trail

Interesting facts

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  • With an overall length of 16 miles the hike is among the 5 longest hikes in Baden-Württemberg available on TouriSpo.
  • Elevated between 1161 ft and 3944 ft, the hike is among the 3 highest elevated hikes in Baden-Württemberg. You're facing an uphill climb of 679 vertical meters on this hike. This makes the hike one of the 10 hikes with the most ascent in Baden-Württemberg.
  • You can easily take your dog on this trail.
  • Sturdy hiking boots are recommended on this track. 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.

Route description

The descent is steep and narrow, which is why a safe step is required.
© ZweiTälerLand Tourismus, Fotograf: Clemens Emmler The descent is steep and narrow, which is why a safe step is required.

After the first stage from Waldkirch to Kandel, this second of five legs of Zweitälersteig trail goes from Kandel peak to Simonswald. The seven-hour tour features steep up- and downhill sections; it leads past waterfalls, through a gorge, and along river Wilde Gutach. A safe step is required particularly for the descents.

Suitable for dogs
Sturdy shoes necessary
Overnight stay available
Eating options available

Where to eat

Give yourself a break at Hintereck-Hütte after the steep ascent.
© ZweiTälerLand Tourismus, Fotograf: Clemens Emmler Give yourself a break at Hintereck-Hütte after the steep ascent.

Opportunities to get something to eat can be found at Gummenhütte Fensterlwirt (turn right at the beginning of your hike), Bergvesperstube Hintereck, Gasthaus Rebstock in Obersimonwald, or Hotel Gasthof Krone-Post at the end of the hike.

Video

Simonswald im Schwarzwald | 03:04

Highlights of the tour

Hintereck-Hütte with a view of the valley.
© ZweiTälerLand Tourismus, Fotograf: Clemens Emmler Hintereck-Hütte with a view of the valley.

There are numerous highlights on this long hike. Zweribach waterfalls are fascinating, as is Teichbach gorge. Furthermore, the mountain views are beautiful.

Getting here

By car

From Gutach or Elzach respectively, follow b294 until you reach exit Waldkirch-Ost, Knollnau. Turn left, then left again at the second junction, onto L186, which leads you to Kandel. You can park at Kandel Passhöhe.

Public transportation

Breisgau S-Bahn trains go to Denzlingen. From there, bus line 7205 get you to Kandelpass.

Contact

ZweiTälerLand Tourismus
Im Bahnhof Bleibach
79261
Gutach im Breisgau
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Phone+49 (0) 7685 19433
Fax+49 (0) 7685 90889-89
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