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Altenberg / Hirschsprung - Cross-country ski path Hirschsprung (S6)

Cross-country skiing · Altenberg · Open
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  • Skifahrer in der Loipe
    / Skifahrer in der Loipe
    Photo: Andreas Franke, CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Rennschlitten- und Bobbahn
    Photo: Egbert Kamprath, CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Schild Skiwanderweg S6 Hirschsprung
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The cross-country ski path leads from Altenberg to Hirschsprung and can be used as a connection to the racing sled and bobsleigh track.
Open
Skating, Classic
easy
Distance 3.6 km
0:50 h
2 m
156 m
776 m
620 m
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Tourist-Information Altenberg
Update: January 21, 2022
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
776 m
Lowest point
620 m
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Rest Stop

Saray Döner Altenberg
The Altenberg racing sledge and bobsleigh track SachsenEnergie-Eiskanal
Hotel & Restaurant Ladenmühle

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Loipenparkplatz Campingplatz Altenberg (773 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.767129, 13.746044
DMS
50°46'01.7"N 13°44'45.8"E
UTM
33U 411572 5624678
w3w 
///ecology.deducts.apologies

Destination

Hirschsprung, Kreuzung Riesengrundweg / Kohlgrundweg

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
50.767129, 13.746044
DMS
50°46'01.7"N 13°44'45.8"E
UTM
33U 411572 5624678
w3w 
///ecology.deducts.apologies
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Wintersportkarte Altenberg 1 : 30.000
Wintersportkarte Osterzgebirge 1 : 33.000

 

Erhältlich in der Tourist-Information Altenberg und im Informationsbüro im Bahnhof / Bürgerhaus Kipsdorf.

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Lightweight rain and windproof ski jacket
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Sunglasses
  • Cross-country skiing gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap

Technical Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Cross-country skis
  • Cross-country ski bindings
  • Cross-country boots
  • Cross-country poles
  • Waxes if required
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Status
Open
cross-country skiing technique
Skating, Classic
Date last groomed
10:00, 01/21
Difficulty
easy
Distance
3.6 km
Duration
0:50 h
Ascent
2 m
Descent
156 m
Highest point
776 m
Lowest point
620 m
Public-transport-friendly Classic Skating Linear route Cultural/historical interest

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