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Winter hike to Tellkoppe, suitable for families with children.

Winter hiking · Altenberg
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  • Winterwanderweg zur Tellkoppe - Langer Weg
    / Winterwanderweg zur Tellkoppe - Langer Weg
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  • / Oberbärenburg Winter
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  • / Tellkoppe Winter
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The route leads along the nature educational trail. Children and parents will learn many interesting facts about the forest. 
easy
Distance 6 km
1:35 h
72 m
72 m
767 m
726 m

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Tourist-Information Altenberg
Update: January 11, 2022
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
767 m
Lowest point
726 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Gasthaus Kobär
Berghotel "Friedrichshöhe"
Helenenhof
Zur gemütlichen Einkehr
Hotel "Zum Bären"

Safety information

Start

Parkplatz Oberbärenburg (736 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.793973, 13.712612
DMS
50°47'38.3"N 13°42'45.4"E
UTM
33U 409266 5627704
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Destination

Parkplatz Oberbärenburg

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
50.793973, 13.712612
DMS
50°47'38.3"N 13°42'45.4"E
UTM
33U 409266 5627704
w3w 
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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 Winter Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons at minimum and a basic ice axe are recommended when covering steeper terrain
  • 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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Difficulty
easy
Distance
6 km
Duration
1:35 h
Ascent
72 m
Descent
72 m
Highest point
767 m
Lowest point
726 m
Public-transport-friendly Out and back Family-friendly Dog-friendly

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