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Winter hike to Zinnwald

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  • Kirche Zinnwald im Winter
    / Kirche Zinnwald im Winter
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  • / Winterwandern in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg
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m 900 850 800 750 700 10 8 6 4 2 km Parkplatz Loipen- … Zinnwald Beerenhütte Zinnwald Saray Döner Altenberg Rodelklause Besucherbergwerk "Vereinigt … Zinnwald"
The winter hike runs through white winter forests. Small turns to Zinnwald or to the Kahleberg are possible. The route is particularly suitable for those seeking tranquility.
moderate
Distance 10.3 km
2:45 h
170 m
170 m
867 m
715 m

Author’s recommendation

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Tourist-Information Altenberg
Update: January 04, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
867 m
Lowest point
715 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Tourist information
Saray Döner Altenberg
Rodelklause
Hotel Lugsteinhof
Beerenhütte Zinnwald

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Bahnhof Altenberg (753 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.765755, 13.753547
DMS
50°45'56.7"N 13°45'12.8"E
UTM
33U 412098 5624517
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Destination

Bahnhof Altenberg

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
50.765755, 13.753547
DMS
50°45'56.7"N 13°45'12.8"E
UTM
33U 412098 5624517
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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Tourist-Information Altenberg
February 12, 2019 · Tourist-Information Altenberg
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Sebastian K.
February 10, 2019 · Community
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When did you do this route? January 20, 2019
Photo: Sebastian K., Community

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10.3 km
Duration
2:45 h
Ascent
170 m
Descent
170 m
Highest point
867 m
Lowest point
715 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Botanical highlights Way cleared Groomed snow

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